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10 tips for Better Back Health

About 70 per cent of the general population will suffer from lower back pain at some time in their lives. Unfortunately for some, lower back pain is something that lingers and has to be managed on a day-to-day basis. But simple lifestyle changes…
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Revolutionizing Back Pain Treatments

Revolutionising back pain treatments: an interview with Dr Kieran O’Sullivan Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab) Source: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20141214/Revolutionising-back-pain-treatments-an-interview-with-Dr-Kieran-Oe28099Sullivan.aspx Dr.…
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Dr. Chan Gunn Pain Management Lecture

Check out this fascinating video by Dr. David Kim, MD, Physiatrist on IMS: a different point of view.
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Dry needling: How does it work?

MECHANISMS OF DRY NEEDLING Although muscle needling techniques have been used for thousands of years in the practice of acupuncture, there is still much uncertainty about their underlying mechanisms. The acupuncture literature may provide some…
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We are pleased to offer IMS: Try it today to feel great!

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) or Functional Dry Needling (FDN) is a therapeutic treatment procedure that involves multiple advances of a filament needle into the muscle in the area of the body which produces pain and typically contains a ‘trigger…
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New logo and 35th Anniversary specials! #1

35 % off the first treatment of your choice. For January, our staff has come together to offer a 35% discount on the cost of any first visit of the year. The choice is yours, whether you would like Physiotherapy, Manual therapy, Sports Therapy,…
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The aging game. Beautiful reporting.

The Aging Game A Special Report by Amy Gutman, Boston-based writer, and Madeline Drexler, editor, Harvard Public Health Please check out full article with fantastic images here: http://ow.ly/UFwGc The Gray Wave. The Silver Tsunami. The Agequake. Aging…
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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition causing heel pain. Supporting the arch, the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting the heel to the ball of the foot, can become inflamed or can tear. You experience pain when you put weight on your…
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Headaches 101 Prevent and cure

Pain of any type that occurs in any part of the head is called a headache. There are many different types of headaches, with just as many causes. The International Headache Society describes several different categories of headache: •Tension-type •Migraine…
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What is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)?

What is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)? Adhesive capsulitis is the stiffening of the shoulder due to scar tissue, which results in painful movement and loss of motion. The actual cause of adhesive capsulitis is a matter for debate. Some…