Muscle and Joint Blog

June 29, 2020

Refreshing Watermelon Salad

Prep: 20 mins Total: 20 mins Servings: 15 Yield: 15 servings Ingredients   Ingredient Checklist 3 tablespoons lime juice 1 cup sliced red onion, cut lengthwise 15 cups cubed watermelon 3 cups cubed English cucumber 1 (8 ounce) package feta cheese, crumbled ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 pinch cracked black pepper 1 pinch sea salt Directions   Instructions Checklist Step 1 In a small bowl, pour lime juice over red onions. Allow to […]
June 29, 2020

Acupuncture Outperforms Medications For Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, ND Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as irritable colon or spastic colon is a digestive concern characterized by symptoms such as stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation and/or bloating. The symptoms vary from person-to-person and severely affects a person’s quality of life. For example, IBS sufferers may not be able to eat at restaurants without experiencing gut issues, or often experience an urgency to go to the […]
June 29, 2020

Prehab?

Prehab Exercises Could Help Improve Your Recovery After Surgery Written By Dr Malik   We have all heard of rehab but what is prehab?   Rehab – or rehabilitation exercises are usually done after surgery to help the body reach its pre-surgery state. These exercises strengthen the muscles and joints, helping to restore their function, and can help improve overall flexibility.   Prehab – or prehabilitation exercises, are strength training […]
June 29, 2020

Sleep And Covid19

With the stress and uncertainty arising during this pandemic, chances are that your daily routine and sleep schedule have been disrupted. We have seen many patients losing their quality of sleep due to stress about their health, their finances, economic worries and job security.  A recent study reported by the Wall Street Journal surveyed 1600 people from 60 countries. The survey showed 46% of people reported poor sleep during the […]
June 29, 2020

Update: Our Clinic’s Response To The 2020 Pandemic

Firstly, I would like to take a moment to thank all our patients for their patience and understanding over the past few months. These past few months were quite challenging both for us and our patients. We appreciate your help and support, for which we are eternally grateful. In this month’s newsletter I would like to take the opportunity to discuss how our clinic has responded to the pandemic and […]
May 31, 2020

Grilled Tuna with Fresh Horseradish

Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) fresh tuna steaks 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon finely grated raw horseradish root, or more to taste 4 cherry tomatoes, sliced 1/2 teaspoon hot chile paste (such as sambal oelek) 1 tablespoon minced green onion Directions Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate. Lightly oil steaks with vegetable oil. Stir soy […]
May 31, 2020

Allergies Versus COVID – 19

By Dr Tanvi Tijoriwala – ND Allergy season is here and since symptoms of allergies can resemble those of COVID-19, it might be hard to differentiate between the two.   In this article, we talk about the differentiating symptoms of seasonal allergies and COVID-19. We also talk about when to seek help and some natural solutions for seasonal allergies.   Is it allergies?   For those who experience seasonal allergies, […]
May 31, 2020

Massage Therapy Is Back! And More Updates

 Hello Everyone! We are pleased to announce that Massage Therapy services are now permitted by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. The full announcement by the college can be be found here Please Note Massage Therapy Patients Will Be Required To Wear A Mask. We will have appointments starting June 1st, however capacity will be limited as the startup will be gradual. We anticipate to be back to […]
May 31, 2020

Do You Have Zoomitis?

At first I thought I had made this term up, but after a quick Google search it appears the internet has beaten me to it. The word Zoomitits came across my mind after witnessing an incredible increase in the number of work injuries our clinic has seen during this pandemic. These numbers are unpresented, so much so that it deserves special recognition in our monthly newsletter.    To illustrate why […]
May 7, 2020

Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Naturopathic Services Available!

  We Have 4 Announcements To Share With You! 1. Physiotherapy Will Be Available Starting May 11th. 2. Dr Rosanna Will Be Back Mid-May 3. Dr Malik Is Available Mon/Wed/Fri 4. Virtual Naturopathic Appointments Are Available We will be seeing emergency and acute care cases. If you are in pain and need help please contact us. We are here to help you! To Book Your Appointment Please Visit: https://muscleandjoint.ca/book-online/ Or […]

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