March 29, 2018

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear: Surgery Now Or Later?

It’s a question I get asked often, if I have a shoulder tear should I have surgery performed right away? In an ideal world it may be possible to have surgery performed immediately after an injury, however with our limited resources in the OHIP system, most patients usually have no choice but to wait six months to a year for shoulder surgery. So what should be done in the interim? […]
October 26, 2016

The Best Sleeping Position

Good sleep is imperative to good health. Good sleeping posture can result in a more restful sleep and a decrease in muscle and joint pain symptoms. Maintaining the three spinal curves while sleeping can put less pressure on the joints throughout the body. Let’s explore some common sleeping positions and if they are good for your health! Sleeping On Your Back: Research has shown that the best sleeping position is […]
August 28, 2016

Does Weather Really Influence Migraine Headaches?

Migraine headaches are a common occurrence, affecting nearly 2.7 million Canadians(1).  Causes for migraines can vary greatly, and can include the following: Hormonal changes Food additives Alcohol Stress Medication Another common cause of migraine headaches is the weather. Nearly 73% of people with migraine headaches reported weather as a trigger. Although there is no direct evidence that weather can trigger a migraine, there are a few theories about the relationship […]
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