Being February and all (St. Valentine’s Day) it could not be a more appropriate month to read about your heart. I will explain how moms are like hearts and guarantee it will enlighten you. Many people neglect their hearts and it would not surprise me if many did not know the following things about their…+ Read More
Do you have a history of heart attack, heart surgery, valve surgery, angioplasty, arrhythmia, angina or other heart conditions? A previous cardiovascular incident puts you at risk for future problems and even an early death. Cardiac rehabilitation can improve your quality of life and reduce mortality risk by 50%. Even if you have heart diseases…+ Read More
February is Heart Month and the emphasis is put on the importance of cardiovascular health and ways we can reduce our risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. Certain lifestyle choices can affect our cardiovascular health. By making better…+ Read More
It’s a new year and what better time to set goals and work towards achieving these goals. Without goals, you can lack focus and direction. Goal setting involves coming up with an action plan designed to motivate and guide you towards a goal. The SMART criteria is a good rule to follow when deciding…+ Read More
Not enough people understand the power of goal setting. Goal setting is the beginning of getting what you want. You know how you say “the hardest thing is to start” – whether it is to exercise or to lose weight or to quit smoking? Well, setting a goal IS the start. Just by setting a…+ Read More
Headaches are one of the most common health issues affecting 50% of the general population during any given year. Headaches are classified in a variety of ways, one of which is based on their cause and can be divided into primary versus secondary headaches. Primary headaches are those that are not caused by any underlying…+ Read More
November is Fall Prevention Month at our clinic and as we all get older, certain health conditions and physical changes that occur make falling more likely. But there are things you can do to prevent falls from happening and prevent injury. There are many different ways in which you can avoid falls from occurring. Having…+ Read More
As winter weather approaches, the risk of slip and fall increases with icy conditions. Along with lining up to get your winter tires on, test out your balance and ability to recover from a slip to minimize the risk of falls. Try this out with your loved ones as well:Tandem Stance Static Balance TestTesting Procedure:…+ Read More
Winter is coming. Some may be ecstatic while others, not so much. As skiers and snowboarders out there are itching to get in their first run of the season, remember to properly warm up before your first run of the season. Not doing so will increase your risk of injuries when you’re on the slopes,…+ Read More
With the warm weather behind us and everybody gearing up for winter in the Great White North, we can look forward to winter sports that we can only take advantage of when there is snow on the ground. But like any other sports we participate in, injuries can occur. Getting a diagnosis and getting treatment…+ Read More
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