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Sleep, Back Pain and your Mattress

We spend a third of our lives sleeping, which equates to over 20 years of laying in bed. Sleep is essential for the body to recover and restore. It also helps the brain rest and reset for the following day. So the question is, if you are not getting […]

Friday, October 6, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Sleep, Back Pain and your Mattress|

Age Is Just a Number

Well I have just returned from the recent World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand. This event along with other events in this type of category are inspirational and it’s amazing to see what the human spirit can endure. People, with ages ranging from 30 years to a lady […]

Friday, May 5, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Age Is Just a Number|

Chronic Inflammation Part 2

In my last blog I spoke about acute inflammation and how it is a natural process that our body initiates to help heal our injuries. I also spoke about how anti-inflammatories can inhibit this natural healing process which can then lead to prolonged tissue dysfunction. Tissue dysfunction includes poor […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Chronic Inflammation Part 2|

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 […]

Monday, October 17, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Managing Pain and its Long Lasting Effects|

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 […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Acute inflammation – Friend or foe?|