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Tips for Staying Active During the Holidays

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Don’t let the cold weather stop you from staying active during the holidays! It is challenging to remain healthy and stay active during the holidays with snow on the ground, eggnog in the punch bowl, work parties, and family gatherings. Stay active and include your family! Go sledding. On a snowy day, it might be hard to […]

What is Osteoarthritis?

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease worldwide. It is also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD). Weight-bearing joints are most commonly affected, such as the lumbar spine (lower back), hips, knees, and feet. Fingers and the cervical spine (neck) are also often affected. There are two main types of OA. Primary OA is […]

Leaky Gut Syndrome: My Gut is Leaking?!?

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Do you suffer from low energy? Brain fog? Inability to lose weight? Food sensitivities? Bloating/Gas? If you do, you might have Leaky Gut Syndrome! Leaky gut or “increased intestinal permeability” is a condition affecting the lining of the intestines, creating a dysfunctional environment for proper digestion. Normally, the lining of the intestines only let properly […]

Tips for helping to keep your back healthy while working in the garden

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Now that it is gardening season again, here is a reminder of some important things to keep in mind: Having the right tools Ensuring you are keeping well hydrated with the right amount of fluids Alternating between lighter and heavier jobs Lifting materials correctly Taking breaks Having heavier loads shared You should make sure to […]

Related Articles and Sites

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These articles were written by our therapists for other sites, and we are happy to share them with our clients.  Dysmenorrhea by Dr. Lesley D’Souza These articles are not written by our therapists, but we feel that they contain useful information for our clients. Links open in a new browser window. Assess your risk: What’s your risk […]

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