5 Holiday Season Stress Relief Tactics for a More Joyful Thanksgiving

busting holiday season stress family around the table

As the leaves turn golden and the air gets crisp, the holiday season rolls in, bringing its own blend of joy, excitement, and, let’s face it, stress. The anticipation of Thanksgiving, with all its warmth and family gatherings, can also bring in a whirlwind of tasks and expectations with it. But what if this year…

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Essential Fall Prevention: Expert Physical Therapy Tips

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Introduction Why Fall Prevention is Important When we step into retirement, or have family and friends who do, fall prevention becomes a topic that we start to think about. It’s not about wrapping ourselves or our loved ones in bubble wrap, but about fostering a lifestyle where each step is taken with confidence, and thankfully…

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What Is High-Intensity Interval Training, And Is It Safe?

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If you like staying active and want to take your fitness to the next level, you’re probably keen to learn more about high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Everyone is talking about it. High-intensity interval training is a special form of exercise that combines bursts of intense activity with lower-intensity rest periods for a time-saving and effective…

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Can High-Intensity Workouts Be Good For Overall Health?

High-intensity workouts Group of athletic young Asian people in sportswear doing squat and exercising at the gym. Intense workout and healthy lifestyle concept

Are you thinking about trying high-intensity workouts? Would you like to learn why incorporating HIIT into your fitness plan can be beneficial for reaching your health and fitness goals? Let us explain… High-intensity, or HIIT, workouts are becoming increasingly popular amongst people looking to improve their health and fitness. In a world filled with unhealthy…

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How To Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Man with carpal tunnel syndrome holding his wrist in pain

Do you have numbness or “pins and needles” in your hands and fingers? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes annoying and painful numbness and tingling in the hands, fingers, and wrist. It’s a minor condition that often goes away independently (although it can take months to get fully better). But in severe cases…

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How Do I Cure My Ankle Pain?

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Do you have pain and/or swelling around your ankle that won’t go away? Does it feel unstable when you walk down the stairs or stiff in the mornings? Does the swelling stop you from playing sports or make you feel self-conscious? We define Ankle pain as any discomfort in the ankle region – the part…

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What Is Radiculopathy?

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Are you getting super-sharp, stabbing pains in your back, arms, or legs? Do you feel some muscle weakness in these areas? If so, it could be radiculopathy (otherwise known as a pinched nerve). Well, what is radiculopathy? When you have a nerve that gets “pinched” at the root inside the spinal cord, it’s medically known…

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What is Patellofemoral Dysfunction?

What is Patellofemoral Dysfunction?

Have you got patellofemoral dysfunction or patellofemoral syndrome? Or unidentified pain in your kneecap? One of the more unique medical conditions that tends to afflict sportspeople and active adults is sharp pain at the front of the knee and in the surrounding kneecap (the patella). We commonly refer to this condition as a runner’s or…

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

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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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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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