Recovering From Injury: How Can I Stay Healthy & Active? 

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If you have suffered an injury and have been ordered to rest by your doctor, or simply cannot move about because of pain & discomfort, you may feel lost and unable to exercise. But don’t panic. There are things you can do. If you love physical activity and sports, or cherish an active lifestyle, there’s…

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Is My Chest Pain Serious And What Help Can I Get?

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  Feeling chest pain can cause no end of panic. Your first thought will naturally turn towards your heart.  Am I having a heart attack?  Now – let’s make this crystal clear. The pain of a heart attack is different to something like a pulled muscle in your chest.  Heart attack pain causes a dull…

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Ongoing Shoulder Pain: What Is Causing It?

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We don’t need to tell you about the importance of your shoulder. You wouldn’t be reading this article if you weren’t seeking help for your shoulder pain. After all, life can become really difficult when your shoulder isn’t functioning properly. Your range of motion becomes increasingly limited, your mental health takes a bashing, and your…

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What Is Spinal Stenosis, And How Can I Get Relief?

What Is Stenosis Of The Spine, And How Can I Get Relief?

Do you or someone you love have stenosis of the spine? If you’re not 100% sure what stenosis of the spine is at this point, it is when the space between the spine begins to narrow – for one of a multitude of different reasons that we’ll come to later. This narrowing can lead to…

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Tennis Elbow: What You Need To Know

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Is Tennis the cause of your elbow pain? Well, if you haven’t been playing tennis, then you can probably stop reading this blog now. Huzzah! You are cured!  Well, no, actually, you aren’t.  While the condition may be called ‘Tennis Elbow’, it’s not just sporting activity with rackets and tight shorts that causes the dreaded…

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Can Sciatica Cause Knee Pain?

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Time to answer an age-old question. Does Sciatica cause knee pain? There is a frequent misconception that when you feel pain in the knees, it is a result of issues with the knee joint itself of the surrounding ligaments or tendons. However, it might surprise you to learn that this may not be the case.…

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Is Cracking Your Neck Dangerous?

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We know what it’s like. When your neck feels out of alignment, or strained or stiff, all you want is one thing – relief. Sweet, pain-free, silky, tangible relief. To find this neck-based paradise, it’s common to follow an urge to ‘crack your neck’.  But what exactly does that do?  And is it safe for…

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I Have Pain That Shoots Down My Hip And Leg. Help!

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Modern daily life can put strain on our hip joints and our legs. And the more overweight you are, the higher the risk of joint pain.  Weight loss is often the best course of action in dealing with joint pain, and with almost 70% of Northern Americans being overweight, it’s common to leave the explanation…

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The Morning Stretches You Can Do To Avoid Pain

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Does your body always feel stiff and sore? Are you stretching every day? Most people aren’t. In our quest to remain healthy and fit, we think about working out at the gym, walking, jogging, etc. Unfortunately, most of us are usually guilty of focusing a little too much on how we look, instead of how…

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What Can I Do About Pain Causing Sleepless Nights?

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First off, if chronic pain keeps you awake at night and stops you from getting a good night’s rest. Don’t worry. There are many things you CAN do.  Chronic pain is among the leading causes of sleep disturbance in the US and elsewhere. It can affect your sleep in several ways. Some of the most…

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