Muscle and Joint Blog

December 28, 2018

Recipe Of The Month: Roasted Trout With Avocado-Mango Salsa

This is a basic recipe for roasting fish – quick, easy, and simple 􏰘􏰚􏰛􏰜􏰀􏰚 􏰞􏰟􏰠 􏰀􏰡􏰢􏰊􏰢 􏰀􏰣􏰢􏰤􏰜􏰠􏰚􏰠 􏰥􏰄 􏰅􏰞􏰟􏰢􏰦􏰞 􏰧􏰞􏰊 􏰋􏰚􏰦􏰦 4 servings / 25 min Prep 10 min / Cook 15 min Ingredients For trout: 4 (120 g/4-oz) trout fillets  Canola oil cooking spray  Juice of 1 lemon or (about 3 tbsp/45 mL)  1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil  1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper  2 lemons, whole […]
December 28, 2018

Health Tips For Reducing Bloating – Naturally!

By Dr Ayesha Qureshi Bloating is a very common symptom that many people experiencethroughout the day. It is the feeling of fullness that can cause significant discomfort, pain and make your stomach look more distended. Bloating can be caused by many causes such as excess gas production from digestion of certain foods, indigestion of some foods, changes in secretion of digestive enzymes and hormones and disruption of digestive muscles.  In order […]
December 28, 2018

Holiday Stress Busting Exercises

Small doses of stress help us rise to challenges by making us more alert, focused, and energetic. However, trying to balance our personal and professional lives sometimes throws things out of sync and causes negative symptoms such as aches, pains, andstiffness. Research has shown that people in high-stress environments experience the chronic shortening of neck and shoulder muscles due to holding their bodies tensely. Free your body of stress with these easy […]
December 28, 2018

5 Exercises To Help Stretch After Driving

Now that the holidays are here, chances are you will be spending more time in the car than you usually do. Long car rides can stiffen up the muscles of the leg and glutes, causing achy and sore legs. Here are five stretches to help you unwind after those long car rides: 1. Standing Hamstring Stretch: Stand with one of your legs just in front of the other and bend your […]
December 28, 2018

Car Injury? What To Do If You Have Whiplash

It is no secret that the winter months see a rise in car accident occurrences compared to any other month of the year. It could be due to the rush of the holiday season, the shortened days, or the difficult driving conditions in winter. If,unfortunately,you do find yourself involved in a car accident, it is important to get yourself checked out for a whiplash injury.  Research indicates that successful whiplash recovery […]
December 28, 2018

A Better You In 2019!

When you’ve got a lot on the go, personal goals can get lost in the shuffle. Between work, kids, commuting, cooking, andhousework, sometimes it’s hard to find the time for your personal health and fitness. Chiropractors can be part of the solution to building a better you. You may be surprised at the number of ways a chiropractor can help! Standing Tall Research has shown that good posture not only prevents […]
November 25, 2018

Recipe Of The Month!

Peanut-Apple Crunch Balls “Lightly wetting your hands helps make the cereal, apple, and peanut mixture easier to shape into balls. A drizle of white chocolate tops them off.” Ingredients ⅓ cup chunky peanut butter ¼ cup 68% vegetable oil spread ¼ cup honey 1 cup rice and wheat cereal flakes, coarsely crushed 1 cup bran flakes, coarsely crushed ⅓ cup finely snipped dried apples 2 tablespoons finely chopped peanuts ⅛ […]
November 25, 2018

Is A Glass Of Lemon Water In The Morning Really Good For You?

It tastes gross, but does it actually work? Lemon water has been touted as the best way to start your morning, but is it true? Let’s explore. Hydrating yourself first thing in the morning is an absolute necessity. Your last drink of water was probably 6-8 hours ago, and after exhaling water vapor all night, your body is in need of a fill-up. If you weigh yourself first thing in […]
November 25, 2018

Do Your Feet Get Bigger As You Age?

Yes, they do! This came as a surprise; according to an article by Harvard Health, our feet do get bigger as we age. By the age of 50,we will have put nearly 120,000 kilometers on our feet! All of that wear and tear can cause the loss of fat pads on the bottom of our feet. The fat pad acts like a shock absorber; without it, there is more stress […]
November 25, 2018

Coping With Pain

Last week was exceptional; I had more patients present to the clinic in tears because of their pain than I can ever remember. We see patients in pain all the time; after all, it is what we treat. However, when the pain overruns a patient’s life, it is always a difficult sight to see. The good news is that most patients usually respond well to treatment and recover within a few […]
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