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The Aging Athlete 1

The Aging Athlete – Importance of Self Care Tina Haghighi – Physiothetherapist Resident Aging athelete can be referred to individuals over the age of 50 years old. In our early years our performance levels are higher and the need for recovery time is less. As we age, our performance levels begin to decline and the […]

Boost your Immunity Today!

Boost Your Immunity – Stay Healthy This Cold and Flu Season. I am not a physician, naturopath or a nutritionist, but I get asked all the time by my patients about what they can do to help themselves stay healthy.  These days – I talk about steps to boost their immunity – build a good […]

The difference between a Manual Osteopathic Practitioner vs. a Doctor of Osteopathy? Brock Palma, DOMP

Now that Brock is DOMP’ed, completing his Thesis and obtaining his credentials, see below to explain the difference between and Osteopathic Manual Practitioner and an Osteopathic Physician! Osteopathy was named by an American Physician, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still in 1874. He opened a school in Kirksville, Missouri in 1892 and began teaching students mechanical mobilizations […]

My Jaw Clicks & Is Sore Sometimes – How Come? TMD / TMJ Dysfunction

Jaw Pain – Temporomandibular Disorders Pain and functional limitations in our jaw are described as Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD). Common temporomandibular disorders include joint disorders resulting from arthritis or internal disc derangement, and pain disorders that arise from myofascial structures around the joint. Common causes of TMD include inflammation, trauma (direct hit, whiplash, etc.), age related […]

Headaches? Here is some help at home.

Headache Help at Home Dr. Livia Chiarelli Headaches are one of the most common health complaints of people presenting to my office.  The World Health Organization (www.who.int) estimate that 47% of the world’s population has had a headache at least once in the last year.   Although there are several different types of headaches, 150 diagnostic […]

Home Workstation got you Cranky? Read This!

Upper-mid Back Pain? Unlock your Thoracic Spine! Lamya Burhani, Resident Physiotherapist Are you hunched over at your desk all day long? With lockdown after lockdown, work from home doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. That doesn’t mean that your upper-mid back pain & stiffness needs to stick around as well. So, let’s talk about the […]

Bracing – It helps!

Knee Braces – they aid recovery or prolong the inevitable – what is right for you? Custom knee braces are made specifically for the mold of your knee and specifically for your type of injury. Whether it is a meniscal tear, ligamentous injury or osteoarthritis of the knee, a custom brace will be molded to […]

Breathing: Try it – it is good for you!

Breathing: Try it – it is good for you! As my practice evolves, so do the exercises I prescribe to my patients.  Of late, I have been a big proponent of asking my patients to breathe, in-between appointments with me. My journey down this road has come from many angles which include a good book, […]

Virtual Therapy – Jordan Katz

VIRTUAL THERAPY – the silver lining   When Covid 19 struck the GTA, Apple Creek, along with almost every other business and service, was compelled to temporarily close its doors.  At the time,  I was concerned about my patients, my practice and my family (maybe not in that order!) but I discovered that every cloud has […]