Category Archive : Article

23 Mar, 2016 | Dr. Malik | No Comments

Headaches

Headaches are a very common health concern, affecting nearly 50% of the population in year. Many patients that we see suffer from chronic headaches that affect their quality of life. To help better understand headaches, we will be featuring the types of headaches, and remedies to help better manage them. This month we will be…

Spring is finally (somewhat) here! It is that time of year when you lace up your runners and head out for that brisk walk or run around the block. But before you do, you might want to ask yourself are you a pronator? The easier way to tell if you are a pronator is to…

Iwona is a graduate of Canadian College of Massage Therapy. She has spent multiple years in the health field working as a Physiotherapist Assistamt and Occupational Therapist Assistant. She specializes in implementing a variety of relaxation techniques, hydrotherapy,trigger point therapy and deep tissue techniques to release muscle tissue. Iwona strongly believes in massage as a…

Nearly 73% of Canadians takes some form of natural supplements. Among the many supplements that are taken1 each year, one of the most important  is Vitamin D. Vitamin D is well known as an essential nutrient for bone and joint health. People who are deficient in Vitamin D can suffer from serious bone and joint…

Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying but they’re not wrong. Your posture is the foundation for every movement your body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to stressors. Murat Dalkilinç gives the pros of good…

It is a question I get asked frequently at the clinic, why do my joints pop? To understand why joints pop, we first need to review the structure of the joints. By definition a joint is where two bones connect. Between the joints there is synovial fluid. Within this fluid there are dissolved gases such…

Are you a treadmill runner or an outdoor runner? Which one is better? This was the topic of a recent article in the BBC titled: Is it better to run outside or on a treadmill? (Full Article Here). The article reviewed the benefits between the two, here is a quick summary: If you adjust your…

Eresha Fernando graduated from Western University with a Master of Physical Therapy in 2015 and obtained her Bachelor in Medical Science (Honors) in 2013. She has gained clinical experience in orthopaedic, rehabilitation and acute care settings. With an emphasis on evidence-based treatment programs that include exercise, manual therapy, and education she is dedicated to advancing…

We have probably all heard that sitting is bad for you, but do you know why that is? One thing is for certain, we are sitting more than ever. The average commute in the GTA is now 47 minutes. Add this to an eight hour desk job and watching your favourite Netflix shows in the…

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