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Managing Pain and its Long Lasting Effects

Pain. This is a very personal thing. It is complex and an emotional subject. What is extremely painful for one individual, might only be a mild discomfort for another. It is based on your previous life and emotional experiences and also on how well your nervous system is primed […]

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Acute inflammation – Friend or foe?

We have all heard the term inflammation before, particularly if we have injured ourselves. But what is inflammation? Inflammation is the process which causes pain, swelling, heat and redness around the injured area. So inflammation is what causes pain, great to know, but what is truly the purpose behind […]

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Squats…. Are you doing them right?

Squats are essential to every human’s ability to move. They are the foundational exercise that promotes balance and mobility. When done correctly, squats will help improve knee stability and strengthen connective tissue. Simple form corrections can help eliminate knee pain.

They can be a great part of everybody’s exercise routine, […]

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Rotator Cuff Injuries

Why you should look at conservative therapy for rotator cuff injuries before surgery

In many cases patients believe that surgery is the answer. “It’s broken, therefore it must be repaired” seems to be the logic. In some circumstances surgery is warrented however, the results are mixed and make me wonder […]

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Sitting and 5 exercises to help

Sitting has become the normal today. More people sit and do not move than ever before. We sit to work, sit to travel, sit to eat and even sit to relax. On average, the office worker can sit up to 14-16 hours of today. That is huge. Our bodies […]

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