Yardwork Injury Prevention Tips for Spring Cleaning

Maintaining your yard can be a rewarding experience. It keeps your home looking great while ensuring that your trees, plants and other outdoor features stay healthy. But yardwork can put you at risk for injury. Many patients report back, neck, shoulder, and leg pain when doing yardwork. Knowing the 3 ways to prevent injury while doing yardwork helps you keep your home maintained all year round while supporting your long-term health. Warm Up for Yardwork Yardwork is exercise. You use…

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Workplace Posture For Injury Prevention

You hear a lot about posture these days. People are becoming aware of the significant role that posture plays in injury, chronic pain, and other health issues. The workplace is one of the biggest contributors to poor posture. Long hours sitting in front of a computer or on the phone…


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Dr. Jason Lemieux

With Tina Ziebart, Dr. Jason Lemieux discusses issues that occur from running. Almost 70% of runners have injuries at any given time. This is usually due to many runners taking a break due to the weather and injuries occur when they are starting to get back into shape. Together, Dr.…


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Apr
2017

Naturally sweet dates make this recipe a winner with no added sugars. Perfect to tuck into a kid’s lunchbox when using soy butter, but for an after school treat feel free to use any of your favourite nut butters. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped and pitted medjool dates 1…


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Golf Stretches To Prevent And Overcome Injuries

Golf requires a combination of flexibility, joint stability, balance and power. High-velocity movements during the swing phase of a drive can place a significant amount of stress on the muscles, joints, and intervertebral discs. Injuries can occur that keep golfers off the playing field and negatively impact their performance over…


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World Health Day Participation Tips

World Health Day is an annual event that focuses on a specific health issue to create awareness around the world. On April 7th, millions of people participate in activities to educate and inform others about the chosen issue and share resources that help others. World Health Day 2017 will focus…


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Dr. Jason Lemieux, Chiropractor

Golf season is approaching! Some may ask about particular stretches you can do to get ready for golf season or techniques on getting the ball further. However, in this video, Dr. Jason Lemieux points out how none of those aspects really matter, unless you focus on your golf swing. In…


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Mar
2017

Dr. Andra Campitelli, Naturopathic Doctor

Roughly seventy to ninety percentage of most medical issues have an underlying root cause of stress. Dr. Andra Campitelli discusses how your body needs a “rest period” to overcome stress plateaus. However, due to many of us being constantly on the go, our bodies do not get the rest that…


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This simple, elegant salad is perfect to enjoy on the deck with friends and family. Look for large shrimp to put right on the grill, but if they are smaller simply use a grill basket. Ingredients: 1 bag (454 g) frozen jumbo shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined 2 tsp (10…


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Arthritis In Children

A child’s health is a parent’s first priority. Although many adults struggle with arthritis each day, many are also surprised to find out that the disease affects children as well. Also referred to as “juvenile arthritis,” arthritis in children causes similar pain and dysfunction symptoms that are seen in adults.…


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