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The Actual Cause of Knee Arthritis

The Actual Cause of Knee Arthritis

Winter is coming and we have finally got rain. Everything is nice and fresh! Yet, this season is not always easy for those who have arthritis. People with knee arthritis feel stiffer in the joints, especially in the morning, and they generally have more aches and pains. Arthritis changes the quality of one’s life. OneContinue Reading »

What is Pain?

What is Pain?

What is pain? Why do we have it? And how are we to treat it? When answering these vital questions, it’s important to turn to history in order to trace the relationship humans have fostered with pain and its treatment.  The history of an understanding of pain – why it exists and what it isContinue Reading »

Let’s Break 6 Myths about Back Pain!

Let’s Break 6 Myths about Back Pain!

Lower back pain affects around 60-90% of individuals during their lifetime. In fact, it is the most common reason people seek medical attention, second only to the common cold. That having been said, what does such a figure cost? In the U.S alone, we spend more money on the management of back pain ($90 billionContinue Reading »

Sunlight: A Double-Edged Sword

Sunlight: A Double-Edged Sword

Sunlight: you know it must have benefits, but somewhere in the back of your mind the echoes of your mother’s voice remain, her warnings against sun exposure causing you to rethink your day at the beach. Where do we draw the line between the benefits of the sun and the harmful effects it might haveContinue Reading »

Parental Stress During the Summer Break

Parental Stress During the Summer Break

Finally, the summer break is here. The kids are all excited, but what about you, mom? Do you enjoy your children’s summer break as much as they do, or do you feel overwhelmed by dealing with them 24/7? You are not alone. Inquiries from mothers have been on the increase over the last few weeks:Continue Reading »

Learn How to Fix Frozen Shoulder

Learn How to Fix Frozen Shoulder

This morning was the first time I couldn’t reach my hair to wash. I’ve been struggling for a couple of weeks, but today I had to use my left arm. I’ve been having trouble putting on my shirts. I’ve been waking up more and more each night from the pain. You might have Frozen Shoulder. SinceContinue Reading »

Anti-Inflammatories: Extinguishing the Fire

Anti-Inflammatories: Extinguishing the Fire

We’ve all heard the talk, witnessed the health store slogans, all seen the online adverts selling miraculous new anti-inflammatory foods, but what are they, and why exactly do we need them? Well, in all my years in the health industry I have come to realize that it’s useful to peel back the layers of hypeContinue Reading »

The Truth About Medical Marijuana

The Truth About Medical Marijuana

It comes as no surprise anymore that so many of my patients have had an uncle, a grandparent, or even parent who has had, or has, cancer. In our world today the spread of cancer is rampant and the ways in which we are trying to manage all the pain associated with the deadly diseaseContinue Reading »

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