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Exercise 'as Good as Medicines' in Treating Heart Disease and Diabetes

Exercise may be just as good as medication to treat heart disease and should be included as a comparison when new drugs are being developed and tested, scientists say. In a large review published in the British Medical Journal on Wednesday,…
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Choosing the right Footwear

  Wearing the appropriate athletic shoe for specific sports activities can improve comfort and performance, and most importantly, prevent injuries. Sports can place tremendous pressure on the feet, ankles, and legs. Running and jumping,…
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Running Injury Prevention

Tips for a Safe Running Program   Although running injuries are quite common, you can reduce your risk for injury. Be sure to follow the proper conditioning and training programs, wear the appropriate apparel and footwear, and be aware…
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Would you benefit from Orthotics? Here's what research tells us.

Orthotics Custom molded Orthotic devices like these are frequently used to treat various conditions of the foot and ankle. They are often very effective in relieving common lower extremity complaints. Orthotic devices may be recommended for…
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Does Running cause Arthritis?

This review was published in the New York Times. An article in Skeletal Radiology, a well-respected journal, created something of a sensation in Europe last year. It reported that researchers from Danube Hospital in Austria examined the knees…
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Steps to Success- Running and Walking tips

By: Dr. Scott Simpson FCAMPT,  Physiotherapist Forward we go! Running is a simple sport, but it's clearly not easy- this is what makes it such a great challenge. I'm a strong believer in doing preventative independent exercises as a means…