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September 1, 2019

GERD a Risk Factor for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

GERD a Risk Factor for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders By Reuters Staff August 24, 2019 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with a nearly three-fold increased risk of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), according to a new case-control study. “We found that symptomatic GERD is associated with painful chronic TMD, and somatization, anxiety and undermined sleep mediate this association moderately,” Dr. Franklin R. Tay of The Dental College of Georgia […]
August 3, 2019

The Effect of Timing of Physical Therapy for Acute Low Back Pain on Health Services Utilization: A Systematic Review.

Full text can be found here.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Jul;100(7):1324-1338. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.11.025. Epub 2019 Jan 24. Arnold E1, La Barrie J2, DaSilva L2, Patti M2, Goode A3, Clewley D2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: To synthesize literature about the effect of early physical therapy (PT) for acute low back pain (LBP) on subsequent health services utilization (HSU), compared to delayed PT or usual care. DATA SOURCES: Electronic databases (MEDLINE, […]
March 31, 2019

The 20-Second Exercise?

Is there really such thing as a twenty-second exercise? According to an article in the New York Times there is! Two new studies demonstrate that twenty-second interval-style training, if done multiple times a day, can be enough exercise to improve your health and fitness. The twenty-second exercise sessions model after high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) workouts. The premise is to perform high intensity challenging workouts for a short amount of time. […]
November 5, 2018

Suffering From Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? New Research Shows This Technique Is An Effective Treatment!

Mississauga, ON – New research examining a treatment technique for people suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome has demonstrated some interesting results. Carpal tunnel syndome is a condition whereby a person may feel numbness, tingling and pain into their hand and fingers. This condition is usually caused by working long hours on a computer or laptop, and is very common in office workers. In fact, there are approximately two million Canadians […]
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