One in eight Canadians currently suffers from some kind of arthritis, and over the next 20 years, this number is expected to rise to one in four (the result of a less active population, obesity and other factors). For young people –almost 20% of all osteoarthritis patients – the condition ... Read More
Mild muscle injuries create microscopic damage/tears to the muscle fibers, and scientists believe this damage, coupled with the inflammation that accompanies these tears, causes the pain.
Sore muscles ... Read More
Whether you are interested in road cycling, mountain biking, or just commuting to work, cycling injuries can happen to anyone. In this article we will discuss three common bike injuries.
Achilles Tendonopathy: ... Read More
If you sprain your wrist or ankle, should you get it looked at? Yes...the usual signs and symptoms of a muscle sprain or strain includes pain, swelling, bruising, inflammation, muscle weakness ... Read More
Making a decision to begin exercising is the easy part, committing to your program is the hard part; so remember to ask your healthcare practitioner before starting an exercising program.
Often, the biggest challenge is changing ... Read More
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition caused by overuse of the arch tendon (plantar fascia) of the foot; and if you’ve ever suffered from Plantar Fasciitis, you know that this can be one of the most ... Read More