Muscle and Joint Blog

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/  
August 31, 2019

Headache Triggers

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, ND Headaches are a debilitating condition that affect many individuals in North America. While pain medications are effective for some, not everyone responds well to them. Finding what triggers a headache and treating the root cause can help reduce the frequency and duration of headaches. There are several things that can trigger this pain: Food sensitivities: Many foods can either cause inflammation in the body or lead […]
August 31, 2019

5 Healthy School Lunch Ideas

It’s back to school season! Here are a five simple and healthy lunch ideas that your kids will hopefully enjoy! 1. Avocado Egg Salad Toast Ingredients 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed 6 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped 1 green onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 large slices sourdough bread, halved and toasted Directions In a large bowl, mash avocado to desired […]
August 31, 2019

Backpack Tips!

Pack It Light, Wear It Right! Kids think it’s “cool” to strap on their backpacks and head out to school. But if they don’t know exactly how to choose, load, lift and wear them – these all-important accessories can be a pain in the back. Literally. Not to mention the neck, head, and shoulders. Backpacks can affect your children’s health. Carrying a heavy load that is unevenly or improperly distributed […]
July 30, 2019

Recipe Of The Month: 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 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup white vinegar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme […]
July 30, 2019

The Benefits Of Facial Acupuncture For Anti-Aging And Skin Health

Facial acupuncture is a treatment done by our Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, ND to reduce acne scars, promote anti-aging and treat dark spots on the face. This painless and all-natural treatment has been utilized in many parts of the world to treat skin conditions and promote healthy skin. Here are some ways in which facial acupuncture can help heal the skin:   Collagen production: Collagen is the most abundant protein […]
July 30, 2019

Personal Training Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the addition of Anita Purohit, a Certified Personal Trainer to our health team. Exercise is paramount to optimal health, and for the prevention of muscle and joint pain conditions. We believe offering personal training will allow patients to recover faster and help develop health skills that will result in long lasting health benefits. To book a personal session with Anita, please click here.  Please see below a […]
July 30, 2019

The Muscle & Joint Clinic Is Now Open In Milton!

We are pleased to announce the opening of a second location in Milton on Bronte Street South. This location will be open four days a week and will have the following services available: Chiropractic Care Graston Therapy Custom Orthtotics Custom Orthotics Shoes Compression Socks Fitting Sport Bracing For a list of services and conditions treated at our Milton location please click here.  To learn more about the location of our […]
July 30, 2019

Are Beyond Meat Burgers Really Better For You?

Is it too good to be true: are Beyond Meat meatless burgers a healthier option than traditional red meat burgers, while offering the same great taste? You may have seen these burgers popping up everywhere; from your local grocery store to your closest Tim Horton’s. Beyond Meat burgers have quickly become the new nutritional trend. But the question arises, how nutritious are these burgers and are they really a healthier option? Let’s take a […]
June 30, 2019

Five Things You May Not Know About Back Pain

Low back pain is a major health issue. It affects 84 per cent of the working population at some point in their life and is second only to the common cold as a cause of lost work time. But back pain doesn’t have to hijack your sick days. Here are some universal ‘back facts’ to keep in mind if you catch yourself suffering from this pesky problem: Rest vs. Staying […]
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