May 22, 2020
Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Posture is described as the position that your body maintains while standing, sitting, or lying down. Most experts would agree that “good” posture reduces the stress on your spine by balancing the load placed upon the muscles and ligaments that support it. Why it Matters: Good posture is essential because […]
May 22, 2020
Is There a Perfect Posture

Is There a Perfect Posture?

“Sit up straight and stop slouching!” You’ve likely heard this since childhood, but is there such a thing as perfect posture? The answer is a bit complicated. The latest research shows that it may be more important to think about a “balanced” or “dynamic” posture than perfect posture, and we’re […]
May 19, 2020
The Chronic Pain Crisis is the Opioid Crisis

The Chronic Pain Crisis is the Opioid Crisis

What began as a chronic pain epidemic has evolved into our current opioid crisis. For decades, opioids were marketed as a “safer” alternative to treat chronic pain. However, as the number of people with chronic pain began to rise, so did the number of people addicted and dying from prescription […]
May 18, 2020
The Opioid Crisis: How Did We End Up Here

The Opioid Crisis: How Did We End Up Here

About 30 years ago, there was a fundamental shift in medicine as to how pain was understood and treated. The number of people with chronic pain seemed to be rising, and it was thought that the options to address the pain weren’t adequate. Why it Matters: As doctors paid more attention to […]
April 9, 2020
effective ways to manage type 2 diabetes Effective Ways To Manage Type 2 Diabetes!

Effective Ways To Manage Type 2 Diabetes!

If you’re living with type 2 diabetes, you might feel like managing it is nearly impossible. Do you find that no matter which changes you make, nothing helps you feel better? Are you tired of living this way and want to find effective help that makes a difference? It’s important […]
February 25, 2020
How To Avoid Long-Term Effects Of Concussions after Motor Vehicle Accident

How To Avoid Long-Term Effects Of Concussions after Motor Vehicle Accident

A concussion causes temporary loss of brain function. This can lead to cognitive, emotional, and even physical symptoms like moodiness, amnesia, vomiting, headaches, nausea, confusion, insomnia or disturbed sleep and even depression. A concussion is particularly dangerous because even when symptoms appear to have subsided, the brain may still not […]
August 21, 2019
DRY NEEDLING What to do and to avoid after acupuncture treatment

What to do and to avoid after acupuncture treatment

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine that involves pricking the skin or tissues with needles. The goal of acupuncture is to alleviate pain and treat different physical, mental, and emotional conditions. You’ve probably heard of this traditional Chinese medicine technique or you might already have tried it yourself.   […]
August 10, 2019
Compression socks

How do compression socks work?

Many people think that compression socks are only for the elderly or for those who have diagnosed injuries or blood flow problems. What they don’t realize is that no matter the age and activity level, compression socks can offer tremendous benefits. To understand why you should consider using compression socks, […]
August 10, 2019
Medical massage Massage Therapy Barrie

Massage Therapy Barrie

The practice of massage therapy to ease the pain points of the body has been used for centuries. Through the years, various techniques, movement, and pressure styles have evolved to cater to what bodies need the most. The most common include pressing, rubbing, and manipulating muscle tissues all over the forearms, […]
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