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Why Sitting is the New Smoking & How Exercise Can Help

Did you know that sitting for extended periods of time can be detrimental to your health?  According to Statistics Canada, 12% of adults aged 18 to 79 spend 8 or more hours being sedentary, and 50.1% of participants reported increased sitting habits. Studies show that extended periods of sitting can increase the risks of developing

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How to Delay Aging

Looking to retire better and have the capability to be physically active and agile through the years? Do you want to have the same level of movement freedom as you have today? You may want to consider training like an athlete to achieve these goals! Training like an athlete could be the key in helping

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What Parents Should Know About Scoliosis & Osteopathic Treatment

Scoliosis is a condition that refers to an abnormal lateral curvature in the spine most often found in adolescents, and can be determined by a diagnosing practitioner such as an osteopath. The muscle imbalances, joint restrictions and chronic pain that may result from scoliosis can be effectively alleviated with conservative osteopathic treatment. If your child

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HOW YOUR DIET AFFECTS BACK PAIN

To maintain health back and reduce any pains and aches, it is essential to opt for a balanced diet with the required amounts of fat, carbohydrate, and protein. It is also essential to get the body hydrated every time by drinking enough water; at least 8 – 10 glasses every day. This is because your

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Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow

With years of experience working with some of the best tennis and golf professionals around the world, our Ace Certified Practitioners can help you relieve the pain of a Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow. Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow Tennis elbow, which you may also hear be referred to as Lateral epicondylitis (epicondylosis), and golfer’s elbow, which

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How to Deal with Knee Pain

According to research, knee pain affects around one in every five Australians. It has turned out to be one of the prevailing reasons people end up seeing physiotherapy in Australia. Fortunately, there are remedies for knee pain, as the treatment is always readily available. In this guide, we will provide more information about the common

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What is a Concussion?

What is a Concussion? An injury to the brain that affects the way the brain FUNCTIONS which is NOT the result of structural damage to the brain. This means that the brain is not functioning normally, but nothing has been damaged within the brain tissue.  Therefore, if you performed imaging of a concussed person’s head (CT

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Should You Be Stretching Your Hip Flexors?

Do your hip flexors always feel “tight”?   Have you been performing the same hip flexor stretches every day without any improvement?   Although the stretches may feel like they are working and are releasing some of the tension, in many cases of hip flexor tightness, the issue is often due to the hip flexors

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How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Foot & Ankle Problems? 

While many people know that a podiatrist can help you with various foot problems, they are often surprised when they realise how extensive the list actually is. From plantar fasciitis to Achilles tendinopathy and ankle sprains, it can be a good idea to get an overall understanding of the issues your podiatrist can help rectify. Here

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What is Chiropractic?

What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic has a long and rich history, dating back to 1895 where the first Chiropractic treatment (or adjustment) took place in the US. The word Chiropractor comes from the Greek words cheir (meaning ‘hand’) and praktikos (meaning ‘done’) – in turn meaning to practice by hand. A lot has changed over the