10 Jan

Signs Your Body is Aching for a Massage

Massage therapy is good for the body and soul. If you’re physically active, a massage can improve your athletic performance and reduce pain. Many people benefit from the positive physiological and emotional effects of a massage session. Muscles, tendons — your whole body — need regular maintenance. Here’s how your body tells you it needs […]

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20 Dec

Quick Tips to Keep Knees Holiday-Healthy

Despite the festive spirit of the holiday season, it can be stressful for the healthiest of people. If you suffer an injury at this time of year or have chronic knee pain, you may be tempted to stay in bed. Severe knee pain may put a damper on festive plans, but it can be avoided. […]

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19 Dec

Wearing Compression Stockings during Holiday Travel

The holiday season is a special time of year to spend with families and friends. While many people are busy decorating their houses, some are planning to travel long distances to see loved ones. Remaining seated (on a plane, train, or automobile) for a long time can be quite uncomfortable. Compression stockings can help. For […]

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09 Nov

Benefits of Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is gaining popularity in the world of physiotherapy and rehabilitative medicine in recent years. This form of treatment is widely used in orthopedics, cardiology, physical therapy, and urology. The shockwaves used are a short series of high amplitude mechanical energy pulses, produced by electromagnetic coil or spark in water. What is Shockwave Therapy? […]

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09 Nov

The Role of Massage Therapy in Sports Rehabilitation

It does not matter what sport or physical activity you enjoy or how fit you are; there may come a time when you suffer from an injury. When pain is involved, the injury can become both physically and mentally challenging and affect other aspects of your life. When recovering, it’s important to seek the help […]

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21 Oct

How Chronic Back Pain Can Worsen

Many of us are no stranger to back pain. However, identifying the source of problem may be difficult. Backache often occurs because there is something wrong with the way spinal joints, muscles, discs, and nerves are working and moving in concert. Although this common condition is may remedy itself without therapeutic or medical treatment, some […]

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03 Oct

What to Know about Spinal Decompression Therapy

Lasting back pain can be debilitating and disruptive to a person’s life. Before chronic back pain prevents you from living life and enjoying regular activities, it is essential to find treatment and pain relief as soon as possible. There are different back pain treatment options, and many people benefit from spinal decompression therapy. Understanding Spinal […]

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21 Sep

Knee Braces: Are They Right for You?

Knee pain can be bothersome, especially when it prevents you from performing regular daily activities and doing the things you love. When knee pain is debilitating, sometimes a doctor or physiotherapist recommends their patient wear a knee brace to alleviate pain and support the joint. Over the years, these medical devices have become one of […]

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06 Sep

How to Deal with a Chronic Daily Headache

Most people experience headaches on occasion. But what if you find yourself suffering from headaches for hours — or days? Chronic headaches are a defined as head pain that lasts for more than four hours and persists for a period of more than 15 days a month. In some cases, people experience chronic daily headaches […]

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31 Aug

Healing and Pain Management Benefits from Cold Laser Therapy

Cold laser therapy, also known as Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), is a modern procedure used to treat pain and inflammation. It uses specific light wavelengths to accelerate the healing process of targeted tissues to prevent acute and chronic pain. It is a non-intrusive treatment for those who prefer an option beyond acupuncture or surgery. […]

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