Muscle and Joint Blog

October 30, 2019

Recipe Of The Month: Vegetarian Chili

The Best Vegetarian Chili in the World   “Break out your soup pot and fix up a batch of this delicious, spicy vegetarian chili today! It’s ready in no time, and packed with vegetables, beans – and flavor!” Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 tablespoon salt 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 green bell peppers, chopped […]
October 30, 2019

Health tips for Diabetes Management

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, ND Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which our body does not react normally to insulin, a hormone that regulates the sugar levels in the blood. Due to this, we are unable to utilize glucose for normal functions. Having a high blood sugar level can cause symptoms such as excess thirst, fatigue, weight loss, excess urination, or even light headedness and blurry vision. It is […]
October 30, 2019

Chiropractic care for back pain tied to lower odds of opioid use

(Reuters Health) – People with chronic back and neck pain who receive chiropractic care may be less likely to use opioid painkillers, a research review suggests. Researchers examined data from six previously-published smaller studies with a total of more than 62,000 participants with spinal pain. Across all of the studies, 11% to 51% of the patients used chiropractic care. People who saw a chiropractor were 64% less likely to use […]
October 30, 2019

Meal Times Matter!

A recent article from CNN discussed the importance of timing your meals. Most people who intermittent fast skip breakfast and instead eat lunch and dinner. But apparently if you want to shed some pounds you may want to reconsider this routine.   Most clinicians have noted that patients who ate their heavier meals during the day did better than those who ate later into the evening. And some studies show […]
October 30, 2019

Motivating Yourself Towards Your Goals

Motivation is probably the most important tool when it comes to recovering from pain. Without motivation, healing from an injury or making a lifestyle change to help reduce pain is nearly impossible. Motivation is the energy and focus needed to achieve a goal. It is an internal process that helps bring you closer towards your goal and makes you more accountable for your actions. For example, if your goal is […]
October 12, 2019

Living With Arthritis

Arthritis affects about one in five Canadians. That’s more than six million people. It limits their ability to complete daily tasks. Many people living with this condition say they need help with everyday tasks. Although symptoms are more likely to show with age, more than half of the Canadians living with arthritis are less than 65 years-old. With symptoms like stiffness and often painful inflammation, arthritis limits your mobility and […]
September 28, 2019

Vitamin B12 Injections Now Available!

We are excited to announce the addition of injectable services at Muscle and Joint Clinic. Vitamin B12 injections will be offered by our Naturopathic Doctor – Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala.  Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is commonly found in animal products and eggs. It plays an important role in energy production, maintaining nerve health and making blood cells. Therefore, having adequate levels of Vitamin B12 are important.  Here are […]
September 28, 2019

The Dangers Of Vaping – What You Need To Know

Vaping is the process whereby a device heats and aerosolizes a solution meant to be inhaled. E-cigarettes aerosolize a nicotine-based solution, mimicking cigarettes. One of the most popular brands of this type of e-cigarettes is JUUL. Over the past few years, vaping has become very popular. Back in 2015 public, health officials in England had endorsed vaping, claiming it was 95% safer than cigarette smoking. However, earlier this month the […]
September 28, 2019

Nine Natural Ways To Relieve Acid Reflux 

The backward flow of acid from the stomach to the esophagus is called acid reflux. It can cause a feeling of discomfort in your chest, soreness of the throat and hoarseness. If you’ve ever had a steak at 9pm and fell asleep shortly afterwards, you are probably familiar with this feeling. When acid reflux becomes chronic it is called GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disorder. If you’ve seen a pepto bismol […]
August 31, 2019

Kids And Concussions

Did You Know? A study of  1.3 million Ontarians led by researchers at Toronto Rehab-University Health Network found that kids under the age of 5 experience the highest rate of concussions.  Some of the sign and symptoms of a concussion include: Confusion Headaches Unsteady walking Lack of interest in toys Vomiting To learn more about concussion click the link below: https://muscleandjoint.ca/its-concussion-season-how-can-you-prevent-a-concussion/  
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