Category: Guest Bloggers/Articles

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Apr2018

IT Band Syndrome

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome is one of the most common overuse injuries for runners. The IT band is a ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh, from the hip to the shin, helping to stabilize and mobilize the knee joint. If it becomes too tight or inflamed ... Read More

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Mar2018
It’s that time of year again when the garden beckons for our attention! After a few months of inactivity - for the garden blossoms and your outdoor gardening activity - it’s easy to overdo it when you do get back outside.   Here are a few things to ... Read More

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Mar2018
When an injury occurs, it can often be difficult to determine just how severe an injury is - or even what type of an injury you have. Strains and sprains are similar but different and they can be hard to assess. A sprain or a strain of a ... Read More

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Feb2018

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis has taken a step into the spotlight for many during the Winter Olympics. Canadian athlete, Spencer O’Brien (snowboard) has spoken openly about her journey with a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and how it has affected her life and sport. Debunking the misconception that arthritis, in its many ... Read More
February 23, 2018Diversified Health Clinic

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Nov2017

Winter Fun and Your Safety

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The winter months are here! It’s that time of year when some of us nest and hibernate and others look longingly outside anticipating the rush of winter activities that are finally ours to enjoy. If you fall into the latter category there is an abundance of options to fill the ... Read More
November 22, 2017Diversified Health Clinic
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Jul2017
Golf is not a contact sport, and is perceived as a low-risk sport when it comes to injuries. Golfers, whether new to the game or have been playing the sport for years, will suffer from acute or overuse injuries if they lack ... Read More
July 20, 2017Carmen Scott
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Jul2017
You may be surprised to learn that many common foods offer some protection to your skin from the potentially damaging rays of the sun, from the inside out. This SPF or sun protective factor aspect of foods has to ... Read More
July 6, 2017Guest Author
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Jun2017
You can be in the sun without sunscreen for up to 20 minutes a day.  This is extremely variable depending on your genetics. The darker and thicker your skin, the longer the sun exposure needed to start sun radiation damage. For ... Read More
June 15, 2017Carmen Scott
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Feb2017
MONDAY, Feb. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with low back pain should try drug-free remedies -- from simple heat wraps to physical therapy -- before resorting to medication, according to new treatment guidelines. Low back pain is among the most common ... Read More
February 16, 2017Guest Author
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Feb2017
West Coast College of Massage Therapy - article by Many patients seek massage therapy treatments due to headaches. It is important to identify the type of headache you are experiencing in order to come up with the most effective treatment ... Read More
February 13, 2017Guest Author