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 […]
October 26, 2018

Study: Paediatric Massage And Acute Diarrhea In Children

A recent meta-analysis posted in the BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine201818:257 examined the role paediatric massage therapy can have for treating acute diarrhoea in children.  A total of 26 studies encompassing 2644 patients were included in the study. It was shown that paediatric massage was significantly better than pharmacotherapy in treating acute diarrhoea in children in terms of clinical effective rate. The present work supported the use of massage therapy for […]
October 26, 2018

Study: Do Injured Runners Exhibit Different Running Patterns?

Short answer: Yes A recent study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine 2018, 46 (12): 3023-3031 investigated the running patterns of 72 injured runners and compared them to 36 healthy subjects. The goal of the study was to examine if injured runners had different gait patterns than those of injury-free runners. What they found was interesting. The injured runners demonstrated the following (refer to image below to help illustrate […]
October 15, 2018

Killer Carbs

It seems like every few weeks a new diet fad is making the news. Focussing less on research, and more on hype, these diets claim to help people loose weight and extend their life. But what does the research say? A new study published in the Lancet. Public Health 2018, 3 (9): e419-e428 examined carbohydrate intake to mortality. 15,428 adults aged between 45 to 64 years of age were studied for […]
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