Muscle and Joint Blog

September 21, 2020

BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTH TIPS- 2020

Dr. Ayesha Qureshi, ND Naturopathic Docto September is here which means back to school! This year, back to school may have a different ring to it. Whether you or your child are physically back to school or doing distant learning, we can all agree that focusing on immune health is important this fall. If you are a first time parent sending your little one to school or are just wanting some […]
September 21, 2020

A Guide to Healing with Psoriasis

A Guide to Healing with Psoriasis:   Psoriasis is an auto-immune skin condition that affects 1 million Canadians and many others around the world. Although classified as a skin condition, psoriasis has many systemic manifestations that are fueled by inflammation and autoimmunity in the body.   It is characterized by red, scaly lesions on the skin often with a silver plaque appearance that bleeds when itched. It can affect the […]
August 30, 2020

No-Bake Healthy Brownies

Ingredients For 8 Servings Ingredient Checklist 1 cup pitted dates ½ cup almonds ½ cup pecans 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1 pinch salt     Icing: 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon honey     Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1 Place dates in a bowl and cover with hot water until fully submerged. Let dates soak until softened, about 10 minutes. […]
August 30, 2020

Soothing Eczema, Naturally – An Inside Out Approach

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, ND Eczema, commonly known as Atopic Dermatitis, is one of the most frequently diagnosed conditions in Canada. It affects 10-15% of children, many of whom are still affected by it in their adulthood.  Eczema is very often confused to be a skin condition because of its characteristic itchy rash. However, it’s a condition that is triggered by the immune system and influenced by digestive health and […]
August 30, 2020

Four Exercises To Avoid If You Have Back Pain

Physical activity is a great way to prevent and treat back pain – but did you know that some exercises can do more harm than good? To avoid putting too much strain on the joints, ligaments, and muscles in your back, here is a list of exercises to avoid, as well as some alternatives. Talk to your chiropractor to determine which exercises are right for you.   AVOID: Superman back […]
August 30, 2020

Seven Reasons To Stay Active During Covid19

For many of us, reducing the spread of COVID-19 has meant long periods of isolation at home. This pandemic has disrupted our routines, shoving exercise to the bottom of our to-do lists. But we know that keeping your body moving is important, here are a few important reasons for you to stay active:   1) It helps relieve low back pain All the sitting around during the pandemic hasn’t helped […]
July 30, 2020

Greek Island Chicken Shish Kebabs

This is a nice change from the ordinary grilled chicken. This is excellent served with pita bread, a garlicky tzatziki, and a Greek salad. Lamb can be substituted for the chicken, and many variations on vegetables can be used. Ingredients ¼ cup Oil, olive, salad or cooking ¼ cup Lemon juice, raw ¼ cup Distilled Vinegar 2 cloves Garlic, raw 1 teaspoon cumin, ground 1 teaspoon Spices, oregano, ground ½ […]
July 30, 2020

Teacher Burnout

By Dr Tanvi Tijoriwala If you are a teacher, you are probably heading back to school this Fall. Many teachers feel a sense of pride and enjoyment when it comes to their job, so going back to work after a long hiatus will be extremely fulfilling. However, research shows that 40-45% of teachers also feel emotions related to BurnOut.   Burn out is a medical term used to describe the […]
July 30, 2020

How To Get The Most Value From Walking

Just start walking – It’s the simplest thing you can do to get a workout in! Even 15 minutes a day can start you on the way to an activity habit, keep in mind that movement is improvement. Walking is the easiest choice when the weather is agreeable but don’t let a little rain or light snow keep you indoors. Here’s how you can get the most value from walking.  […]
July 30, 2020

What You Need To Know About TMJ

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is formed by your skull and jawbone. It acts like a sliding hinge and is responsible for opening and closing your mouth, enabling you to talk, chew, and yawn. TMJ Syndrome or temporomandibular joint syndrome is the term used to describe pain and tenderness around the TMJ or surrounding muscles. The TMJ is more commonly known as the jaw joint located just in front of the […]

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