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Gardening is a great way for you to stay active and have fun in the sun. Unfortunately, many Ontarians sustain gardening injuries that can be easily prevented with a little know-how. In fact, today I had a patient complaining of low back after lifting ten bags of soil from his car to the backyard!  If…

When it comes to everyday shoes, many of us don’t put much thought into the pair we grab from the closet. However, our everyday shoes often end up being the ones we spend the most time in. Whether it’s running errands, taking the dog for a quick walk around the block, or heading to the…

Swedish massage is only the beginning. Get to know the world of massage therapy options and choose the best one for you. So your muscles are tense and you’re ready for a massage. But the tick boxes on the spa’s website seem endless. Swedish or deep tissue? Eastern-style or Western-style?  Get to know the different…

Tofu scrambles up just like eggs, and with some clever spices, even non-vegans will barely notice the difference. Try setting out toppings to let family or guests assemble their own burrito bowls. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided  1 (14 ounce) package extra-firm tofu, drained  ½ teaspoon salt  black pepper to taste  1 ½ teaspoons onion…

Making changes in your life is always hard at first, but it gets easier once it becomes part of your routine. Making changes to your eating habits is the same. It requires an initial investment of time and efforts, but if you stick with your new habits it can lead to amazing long-term results.  Like: Having…

Your daily routine can often get the best of you. Everyone is familiar with all-out energy drain, those times when no matter how enticing that new movie, fabulous shoe sale or friendly barbecue, you just can’t psych yourself up to go. What can be harder to recognize is chronic energy drain.  You may not necessarily…

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour  2 tablespoons cornstarch  1 teaspoon baking powder  ½ teaspoon salt  1 egg  1 cup beer  ½ cup plain yogurt  ½ cup mayonnaise  1 lime, juiced  1 jalapeno pepper, minced  1 teaspoon minced capers  ½ teaspoon dried oregano  ½ teaspoon ground cumin  ½ teaspoon dried dill weed  1 teaspoon ground cayenne…

Carrying a heavy load that is unevenly or improperly distributed can result in poor posture and even distort your spinal column. This impact can throw your spine out of alignment, causing muscle strain, headaches, back, neck, arm pain, and even nerve damage. Prevention is key – Teach your child how to properly use their backpacks…

Aging, obesity and chronic health conditions, among other things, can lead to limited mobility and strength. And these issues can in turn contribute to spine, muscle and joint problems. As we age, our bones decline in density, starting at age 30. And if bone mass gets dangerously low, it’s called osteoporosis. Physical exercise, particularly if…

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