Health and Wellness Blog

Treating pain in the front of the knee

January 12th, 2020

Pain under, or around, the kneecap is very common, and commonly presents after a sudden increase in strenuous activities, often involving running, jumping or repetitive squatting. However, the pain can even occur after walking more than one is accustomed to eg. on cobblestone surfaces or uneven ground. The pain, which is also known as anterior […]

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June 10th, 2019

Have you had a trauma to your head or neck?    Have you ever been involved in a motor-vehicle accident, or had a blow to the head or sustained a concussion? Do you know that you have certain triggers that bring on your headaches or migraines?    Triggers for either headaches or migraines could be […]

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February 22nd, 2019

• Your computer monitor should be at least at arm’s length; your eyes should naturally fall a third of the way down the screen. • Keep items you use most often close by, lesser-used items at arm’s length, and seldom used items farthest away. • Get a headset to avoid cradling the phone between your […]

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January 9th, 2019

HEALTHY COMPUTER HABITS In today’s world, most of the members of our family will spend a significant amount of time in front of a computer screen daily ( be it a normal PC, laptop, pad or mobile device), with resultant aches and pains that could be felt in the neck, shoulder, upper and lower back, […]

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What are the Differences Between Dry Needling, Intra-Muscular Stimulation (IMS) & Acupuncture Needling into A-Shi points?

November 1st, 2018

This article provides definitions on dry needling, intra-muscular stimulation (IMS), and acupuncture needling into A-Shi points. It further explores which patients would benefit most from these treatments.

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What is the Best Sleeping Position if I Have Back, Neck or Shoulder Pain?

October 8th, 2018

We are all built so differently, so there is no one solution for everybody in terms of what is the best sleeping position. However, there are general guidelines you can follow, that should help you get a better sleep.

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Top 10 Reasons to See a Physiotherapist

October 2nd, 2018

Physiotherapists are trained to treat ailments of the muscles and skeleton. Here are ten reasons to determine if you need to see a physiotherapist.

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M.E.A.T. Instead of R.I.C.E. for Soft Tissue Rehabiliatation

August 31st, 2018

For many decades , the acronym R.I.C.E. has been used to treat all acute soft tissue injuries (viz. muscles, tendons and ligaments). Enter MCE or M.E.A.T.- these are two new acronyms meant to replace R.I.C.E.

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