Muscle and Joint Blog

23rd
Mar

Do You Have Flat Feet? You May Be A Pronator!

Spring is finally (somewhat) here! It is that time of year when you lace up your runners and head out for that brisk walk or run around the block. But before you do, you might want to ask yourself are you a pronator? The easier way to tell if you are a pronator is to…

23rd
Feb

Meet Iwona our new Registered Massage Therapist!

Iwona is a graduate of Canadian College of Massage Therapy. She has spent multiple years in the health field working as a Physiotherapist Assistamt and Occupational Therapist Assistant. She specializes in implementing a variety of relaxation techniques, hydrotherapy,trigger point therapy and deep tissue techniques to release muscle tissue. Iwona strongly believes in massage as a…

23rd
Feb

5 Reasons You Should Be Taking Vitamin D

Nearly 73% of Canadians takes some form of natural supplements. Among the many supplements that are taken1 each year, one of the most important  is Vitamin D. Vitamin D is well known as an essential nutrient for bone and joint health. People who are deficient in Vitamin D can suffer from serious bone and joint…

23rd
Feb

The Benefits of Good Posture

Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying but they’re not wrong. Your posture is the foundation for every movement your body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to stressors. Murat Dalkilinç gives the pros of good…

23rd
Feb

Joint Popping and Knuckle Cracking – what’s all the noise about?

It is a question I get asked frequently at the clinic, why do my joints pop? To understand why joints pop, we first need to review the structure of the joints. By definition a joint is where two bones connect. Between the joints there is synovial fluid. Within this fluid there are dissolved gases such…

30th
Jan

Treadmill vs Outdoor Running: Which Is Better?

Are you a treadmill runner or an outdoor runner? Which one is better? This was the topic of a recent article in the BBC titled: Is it better to run outside or on a treadmill? (Full Article Here). The article reviewed the benefits between the two, here is a quick summary: If you adjust your…

27th
Jan

Physiotherapy Now Available

Eresha Fernando graduated from Western University with a Master of Physical Therapy in 2015 and obtained her Bachelor in Medical Science (Honors) in 2013. She has gained clinical experience in orthopaedic, rehabilitation and acute care settings. With an emphasis on evidence-based treatment programs that include exercise, manual therapy, and education she is dedicated to advancing…

26th
Jan

Five Reason Why Sitting Is The New Smoking

We have probably all heard that sitting is bad for you, but do you know why that is? One thing is for certain, we are sitting more than ever. The average commute in the GTA is now 47 minutes. Add this to an eight hour desk job and watching your favourite Netflix shows in the…

5th
Jul

Did You Know:

You Can Book A Free Virtual Pain Consultation!

We understand that being in pain is not a choice, and it can present you with many questions. This is why at the Muscle and Joint Pain we offer free, no strings attached consultations with a doctor. This allows you the opportunity to get answers fast, and be guided towards the treatment method that can deliver the best results.

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