Muscle and Joint Blog

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 […]
July 30, 2020

Vitamin Sea

The beach is probably the most therapeutic getaway nature has to offer. The heat of the sun combined with the coolness of the water provides great therapy to help relieve stiff muscles and  joint pain. Not only is going to the beach therapeutic for your physical body, but it is also helpful for your mental wellbeing too.   There are a few reasons why going to the beach can help […]
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 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 […]

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