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Physical Inactivity and COVID-19 Outcomes
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Physical Inactivity and COVID-19 Outcomes

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified 3 main risk factors for obtaining a severe case of COVID-19. These risk factors include (1) advanced age, (2) sex – male and (3) the presence of underlying comorbidities, such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. As such, a study was conducted at Kaiser…

Setting Up Your Home Office
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Setting Up Your Home Office

These days more than ever, the need for a home office is becoming increasingly popular. Since the Covid-19 Pandemic has begun, more and more employers have requested that employees work from home whenever possible. Most of these employees have never had to work from home in the past, and therefore do not have a proper…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Are you experiencing unexplained wrist pain that comes and goes, especially when you perform only certain activities with your hands and arms? Well if so, you may be experiencing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Also known as CTS, Carpal Tunnel is a condition involving a nerve that runs down the front of the forearm and through a…

8 Reasons You Should See a Physiotherapist
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8 Reasons You Should See a Physiotherapist

Prevents Injury More often than not, athletes are in good communication with their physiotherapist, whereas the regular adult may not be. Physiotherapists specialize in preventing injuries, and this entails posture adjusting, and patterns of certain movements to help reduce the risk of future injuries. Adults will commonly look for help from a physiotherapist when it…

The Purpose of Physiotherapy for Sports Injuries
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The Purpose of Physiotherapy for Sports Injuries

Recreational players and professional athletes alike are passionate about their sport. For many, it plays a huge part in their daily life, so it comes as a large inconvenience when injuries take place. This is when physiotherapy for sports injuries can go a long way, and ultimately help in speeding up the process of recovery…

Functional Integrated Acupuncture
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Functional Integrated Acupuncture

What is functional integrated needling (FIN)? FIN incorporates dry needling techniques to decrease pain, increase range of motion, and improve muscle performance. Unlike traditional acupuncture that follows the meridians, this approach involves inserting needles into targeted anatomical structures which are the underlying cause of the musculoskeletal condition being treated. What should you expect during FIN…

Managing Your Stress Through Chiropractic Care
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Managing Your Stress Through Chiropractic Care

This year has been one that is full of fear, change, and of course, stress. Due to the Pandemic and other changes in the world, the amount of stress has increased tenfold. Managing stress is a normal part of being alive but requires active attention to keep it under control. There are a few ways…

Physical Therapies and Mental Health
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Physical Therapies and Mental Health

Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual can cope with the normal stressors of life, can work productively, and is able to make contributions to his or her community. Mental health includes different components of life such as having a good relationship with family and having supportive friends, with…

Using Physical Therapy to Boost Your Immune System
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Using Physical Therapy to Boost Your Immune System

With the pandemic in full swing, everyone is looking for more ways to get healthy and stay fit. Along with following the hygiene protocols set forth by the World Health Organization and the Public Health Agency of Canada, there are other ways to boost your health. Living clean and eating properly can help fight off…

How Physical Therapy Can Help With Back Pain
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How Physical Therapy Can Help With Back Pain

How Physical Therapy Can Help With Back Pain For those who have been suffering from lower back pain for more than two weeks, physical therapy from the Ultimate Health Clinic may be a good option to help relieve your pain. Physical therapy is a great way to manage pain without the use of medication while…