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Common Tennis Injuries and Prevention

Despite being more commonly played as a summer sport, many people still enjoy playing tennis through the winter season either leisurely or competitively. While being a great activity to improve health and fitness, tennis can also result in many different types of joint and muscle injuries if proper care isn’t taken to prevent them. Playing…

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“Text Neck” – Effects, Symptoms and Prevention Strategies

As technological advancements in hand held devices make them more and more useful, we are spending an increasing amount of time with our eyes glued to them. This constant action of looking down puts strain on our necks and spine and could be the reason behind your headaches, neck pain and upper back aches! Of…

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What are the Winter Blues?

Winter blues

With shorter and colder days coming with the changing seasons, it’s common for many people to experience the “winter blues”, and it’s not just your imagination! Some people experience mood disorders during the colder months, particularly seasonal affective disorder (SAD). People with mental health disorders can experience a change in their symptoms or worsening of…

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The importance of stretching

Importance of stretching

We’ve all heard of the importance of exercise time and time again – and while it is an essential part of keeping us healthy, without correct preparation, it can lead to injury and pain. Stretching is an often overlooked component of exercise, but did you know stretching in itself has a plethora of benefits? It…

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Preventing back pain in gardening

Back pain in gardening

Winter is behind us and spring is here! Longer days and warmer weather is enough encouragement as anything to get you back out in the garden to revamp our backyards after neglecting it during the colder months. While gardening has many benefits, such as being a stress relief and an outlet for creativity, the sudden…

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Beating the Winter Back Pain Blues

When the temperature dips, we are more likely to experience back pain. The reason for this is that the body naturally tenses up in colder weather. When excess strain is put on muscles, they are more susceptible to injury. While you are more likely to experience back pain in winter than during the warm months…

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Don’t Neglect Your Back This New Year

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After the holidays, we feel renewed and refreshed, ready to take on the New Year. That’s a great way to start, but we can’t forget the basics of back care. If your job requires lifting objects from the floor, you might be tempted to take the quick and easy approach and bend your back to…

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How Can Pain Affect Your Life

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We all experience pain in our lives. It usually passes, but when it becomes lasting or chronic pain, it can affect our lives in many other ways. Studies show that chronic pain can make us depressed, irritable and unable to concentrate or focus on a task. When we feel chronic pain, it spills over into…

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What is a Degenerative Disc Disease?

 The word “disease” in degenerative disc disease is controversial. Many experts would prefer to call it a “disorder” rather than a disease. A look at the causes explains why calling it a disease is sometimes a misnomer.   Our “discs” are soft structures between the vertebrae in the spinal column. They give the spinal…

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What Type of Headache Do You have?

A headache is a headache, right? Not necessarily. The Mayo Clinic lists three general types of headaches. Identifying the type of headache you most frequently get can be the first step towards finding an effective headache treatment. The first step to seeking treatment is to understand what type of headache you have.   Tension Headaches…

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