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15 Apr

Is It Time to Replace My Mattress? 11 Signs It Is

Is It Time to Replace My Mattress? 11 Signs It Is Conventional wisdom has it that a mattress should be replaced roughly every ten years. The exact time can depend on the material, but most mattresses last about that long.  As you near the end of that time, you may wonder when exactly you should […]

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01 Apr

Is Acupuncture Safe for Kids?

There is growing evidence that acupuncture is safe, has no adverse side effects, and has a number of amazing health benefits. While this traditional ancient Chinese medicine is great for adults, can it be safe and beneficial for kids? A Harvard-affiliated children’s hospital study backs the belief that acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment […]

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26 Mar

Benefits of Ultrasound Therapy

Ultrasound has several applications in medicine, from cleaning teeth to easing muscle aches. During the physical therapy process, ultrasound is an effective way of treating pain and speeding up healing. Here are some ways ultrasound therapy can benefit you. Deep Heat – The vibrations produced by ultrasound therapy cause the affected muscles to vibrate, producing […]

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11 Mar

Why Office Workers Need Massages

Many careers keep you on your feet all day. Teachers, hairdressers, mail carriers, and caregivers all have varying degrees of daily activity and movement.  But what about the multitude of occupations that take place in an office setting where work is generally “sedentary?” Receptionists, computer programmers, and bankers spend much of their day seated at […]

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12 Feb

How to Create a Workout Plan That’s Right for You

So you’ve resolved to make decisive steps toward becoming fit and healthy this year. You turn to Google to do a quick search on what exercises you should be doing to achieve the body you’ve been dreaming about. How do you sift through the tons of information the internet offers you to know which workout […]

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16 Jan

When is Lower Back Pain Serious?

Lower back pain is a common health challenge experienced by 80 percent of people at least once in their lifetime. It can be intermittent and piercing  — or painful and constant. The intensity of symptoms may not be the only factor to consider. Its cause may inform both the severity and seriousness of your pain. […]

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14 Dec

Ice Skating Safety Tips

Ice skating is an enjoyable winter activity that offers many benefits to adults and children alike. It teaches balance and coordination and is a great way to get some exercise and quality family time. There is, of course, some risk of falling and being injured on the ice, especially if you’re still learning how to […]

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19 Nov

Tips for Avoiding Winter Slips and Falls

When fall hits, temperatures drop. Bones chill. Muscles seize. We bundle up, but sometimes old aches and pains “talk” to us. Next come the flurries, freezing temperatures, snowstorms, ice, sleet… and the (sometimes) inevitable slips and falls. In Canada, 25% of serious slip-and-fall injuries occur during the winter months. The reason is obvious: ice, slush, […]

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09 Aug

Surprising Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy isn’t just relaxing; it’s used for a variety of medicinal purposes. Considered a healing practice in several cultures, massage therapy can help remove toxins from the body, improving your health and well-being. A regular visit to a massage therapist can play an important role in improving and maintaining optimal health. Massage therapy offers […]

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09 Jul

Foot Pain and What You Can Do about It

Foot pain can interfere with normal life, especially if it becomes unbearable. This pain has several causes, which may involve different parts of the foot (e.g. the Achilles tendon, the heel, or the toes).   Some causes of foot pain and how you can deal with them include: Calluses – Calluses are the body’s way […]

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