Monthly Archives: December 2014

16 Dec

How To Prevent Back Pain From Office Work

According to Pain BC, back pain is the most reported form of chronic pain in Canada, with a noticeably higher complaint level than other sources of discomfort. While there can be numerous causes for back pain, one of the largest is from sitting incorrectly throughout the day, especially at work. Many Canadians work office jobs

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15 Dec

Pillow Talk

It seems nearly every day there’s pillow talk (pardon the pun) going on at the clinic – ‘Hey Doc, what kind of pillow should I use’. Considering 1/4 to 1/3 of your day is spent on (or wrestling with) one, where you choose to rest your head can be a dream or a nightmare. A

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02 Dec

Fashion Pains: High Heel Havoc

High heels date back to the 9th-century, according to shoe history expert Elizabeth Semmelhack, curator at the Toronto Bata Shoe Museum. At that time they were used for their practicality and not for their appearance; the distance between the front sole of the shoe and the heel was designed to keep horse riders’ feet in

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01 Dec

Coffee, Carrot, Egg

A great one worth re-sharing. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose.  Her mother took her to the kitchen.

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01 Dec

You’ve Gotta Be Sitting Me!

Okay–so we all know that hours staring at social media sites, Netflix binges, and all around couch potato-ism isn’t doing any favours for our health. But the specific act of sitting down is a dangerous health threat, a lethal activity, and increases our risk of dying sooner? Hang on–I think I need to sit down for a moment.

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