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How Can Naturopathic Medicine Help Treat High Blood Pressure?

How Can Naturopathic Medicine Help Treat High Blood Pressure?

What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure or Hypertension affects nearly 30% of the population and increases in percentage to 65% in persons aged 60 years and older. It is categorized as blood pressure 140/90 and above for at least three consecutive readings. Hypertension can be considered primary, with no underlying cause or secondary…

Sprains, Strains and Physiotherapy

Sprains, Strains and Physiotherapy

By Dr. Mehreen Hussain, ND If you experience an injury, you may have stressed your joint or even ruptured supporting ligaments. This means that you have a sprain, and can be caused from a twist, blow, or fall to the body. You may experience a pop or tear in the joint. The intensity of the sprain…

Sleep, It Is Important!

Sleep, It Is Important!

By Dr. Mehreen Hussain, ND Are you getting enough sleep? For most of us the answer will be “no” and for some of us the answer maybe “yes,” but the reality is the body still needs more sleep. Sleep is important. During your sleep your body repairs and regenerates itself. You detoxify your body and…

How Physical Therapy Can Help With Shoulder Pain

How Physical Therapy Can Help With Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can be a troublesome burden that prevents you from going about your daily tasks. Your shoulder is made up of bones, muscles, and joints that work together to allow you to move your arm in multiple directions. There are many causes of shoulder pain, and physiotherapy in East Gwillimbury is an effective yet non-invasive…

How Physical Therapy Can Help With Knee Pain

How Physical Therapy Can Help With Knee Pain

Your knees are basically joints that are made of two main parts connecting the femur and the tibia. The kneecap, or patella, is on the top of your knee which is supported by 4 ligaments and buffered by 2 menisci. When any of these parts become damaged or overworked, it can result in pain or…

Physiotherapy: Helping Those Suffering with Arthritis

Physiotherapy: Helping Those Suffering with Arthritis

Arthritis is a joint disorder which features inflammation, pain and stiffness. There is also often a loss of movement with arthritis as the joints are to inflamed to move. There are over 100 different types of arthritis. The common forms of arthritis are: osteoarthritis that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone usually…

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, East Gwillimbury physical therapy (also known as physiotherapy) 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 also increasing or…

How Can Physiotherapy Help with Tendinitis?

How Can Physiotherapy Help with Tendinitis?

Tendons connect muscle to bone. A tendon is made of material called collagen. Collagen is a key building block of the body and is considered a connective tissue because it forms tough strands that are like the stands of a nylon rope. Like strands in a rope, the strands of collagen line up. The more…

How to Prevent Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

How to Prevent Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS is caused by pressure on the median nerve, which runs the length of your arm, goes through a passage in the wrist called the carpal tunnel and ends in the hand. The median controls the movement and feeling of the thumb and also the movement of all fingers except the…

How Can You Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

How Can You Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is caused by inflammation in the tissue that connects the base of your toes to your heel bone. Repetitive stretching and tearing can cause the fascia to become irritated or inflamed. The fascia provides proper support for the arch of the foot…