The Role of Physiotherapy in Cancer Recovery
Cancer is among the leading causes of illness worldwide. Everyone knows someone affected by this frightening, debilitating and sometimes terminal disease. Many cancer patients undergoing treatment are left feeling weak and exhausted. Simply getting up in the morning, keeping up with children or grandchildren and remaining social can often seem like herculean tasks, much less the greater physical challenges of keeping the body active through exercise. The truth is that maintaini...
Posted on 2017-03-22
Foot Pain? Go Shopping for New Shoes
You know that delightful feeling that you get when after a long day of walking in uncomfortable shoes, you finally get the chance to take them off and step onto the soft carpeted floor? Footwear today is not only a powerful fashion statement; it is also a reflection of important social and political influences. What’s the deal with Women, Shoes and Foot Pain? It is “painfully” obvious the damage that the wrong pair of shoes can do to your feet and even you...
Posted on 2017-02-27
Massage and Chronic Back Pain
If you are currently or have ever suffered from chronic back pain, you know how much it impacts your quality of life. It most likely affects you when you are being active and even when you are relaxing in the position that once used to be comfortable. According to The Canadian Chiropractic Association, 5 in 10 Canadians suffer from back pain and spend more time in their doctors’ office seeking help for back pain than any other health concern apart from high blood pressure...
Posted on 2017-02-15
Our Youth Fitness Programs Teach Kids How to Achieve their Fitness Goals Successfully
Children and teens benefit from improved physical fitness in countless ways. Aside from the obvious health and energy benefits; higher self esteem and improved body image are key factors that enhance well being. Childhood obesity and Diabetes is on the rise. We complain that they seem fatigued and lack energy. Our kids spend more time indoors with technology and less time outdoors engaging in physical pursuits. Parents are rightfully concerned for the health ...
Posted on 2017-01-18
What conditions can be treated with Spinal Decompression Therapy?
Considerable pain and a decreased ability to function can develop when Sciatica or Disk Herniation is diagnosed. Typically, these symptoms of back and leg pain occur as a result of excessive pressure between the vertebral disks of the spine. These symptoms are features of SPINAL COMPRESSION. It stands to reason that if compression created the condition, then DECOMPRESSION should also play a role in providing relief. It is always wise to consult with your physicia...
Posted on 2017-01-13
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