Health and Wellness Blog

Ways Exercise Help Decrease Risk of Osteoporosis

January 2nd, 2015

This article examines ways in which exercise can help fight osteoporosis.

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Managing Osteoporosis and Osteopenia: Nutrition Tips for Bone Health

November 24th, 2014

The article provides resources related to what types of nutrients your body requires for bone health for managing osteoporosis and osteopenia. This information is also applicable to people who don’t have osteoporosis or osteopenia but want to take preventive measures to ensure they are taking control of their health.

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Latest Research Findings on Exercises for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)

November 1st, 2014

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of joint disease due to the breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone which can cause joint pain, stiffness, redness, and swelling. If your doctor has just informed you that you have osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, what should you do? This article explores which type of exercises help in the treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis.

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Backpack and Wearing It Correctly

September 22nd, 2014

Whether you are using a backpack for school, work, or travel, selecting the right backpack can help reduce strain and prevent back and neck injuries often related from improper use. Related injuries include poor posture, stress on the soft tissue in your neck and back, and unnecessary strain on muscles and joints. This article provides tips on choosing the right backpack and the proper way of wearing it for daily use.

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Tips for Training for a Half Marathon

July 12th, 2014

Registering to run a half marathon for the first time can be an exhilarating and a daunting experience. When training for the marathon, putting your personal health as a priority is important. Injuries can occur. Here are ten tips for training for a half marathon to make sure your body is optimized for the important day.

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What is Plantar Fasciitis? (Jogger’s Heel or Heel Pain)

May 24th, 2014

Do you have heel pain on the sole of your foot that may extend along the instep? Is it worse in the morning when you take your first few steps? If so, you may have plantar fasciitis. Learn more about the treatments that can help this condition.

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When Should I See a Physiotherapist?

May 13th, 2014

The role of a physiotherapist is to provide treatment care to their patients in mobility issues, injuries, and degenerative conditions. Getting professional help is important to your rehabilitation process in getting back to health. This article discusses when you should see a physiotherapist and provides additional resources to learn more about how physiotherapy can help you in your daily life.

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