Summer is coming to a close and the feel in the air is of back to routine and a sense of normalcy to our schedules.
As we head back to school, work schedules and a more structured day, now is the time to take stock and see ... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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