Category Archives: Rehabilitation

Military research finds no sex difference for Ankylosing Spondylitis

The incidence of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) did not differ between men and women in a large study of military personnel, which called into question the previous assumption of male predominance for this disease. In a retrospective study that included more … Continue reading

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome recur after mRNA COVID vaccine, but the risk is really low

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is an acquired demyelinating polyneuropathy that often begins in the lower extremities and ascends over time with loss of reflexes, causing muscle weakness, or in the most severe cases, paralysis. Some cases may start a few days … Continue reading

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Foam Rolling, is it For Me?

If you have been to a physiotherapy clinic in the last few years, then you have almost certainly witnessed, or felt first hand, the technique of foam rolling. Foam rolling is a popular technique that releases tight muscles and mobilizes the network of connective … Continue reading

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Exercising with Resistance Bands

What are Resistance Band Exercises? Resistance bands are strips of stretchable rubber that come in a variety of resistance levels and colors.  They are used to perform strengthening exercises for your muscles by providing resistance during the entire movement, causing your muscles … Continue reading

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How Sugar Feeds Cancer Growth

Could it be possible that sugar feeds cancer growth?  Billions of dollars are funneled into cancer research every year… and still, sugar is a relevant reason for cancer growth that is often forgotten. Take a look at almost any cancer … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain and Acute Pain: 8 Natural Pain Relievers

Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that is designed to alert you to the fact that something is not right within your body. It may be steady, throbbing, stabbing, aching, pinching, mild, severe or debilitating. Pain can also bring about other … Continue reading

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A Growing Interest in CBD and Physical Therapy

One need only to look through medical articles or talk to health care providers at conferences to realize that medical marijuana (MMJ) is becoming a widely accepted area of study for pain management and other applications. Medical indications for cannabinoids … Continue reading

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What is Leaky Brain? Solutions to fix it

You probably have heard about “leaky Gut”, right? It is a gastrointestinal condition that your Gut can be punctured, which then impacts how well you digest your food and absorb the nutrients, how sensitive you are to possible allergens, and … Continue reading

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Everything You MUST Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

Most people today know someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for about 60 to 80% of all dementia cases. People who have dementia lose memory and cognitive (thinking) abilities, … Continue reading

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5 types of Brain medication that affect memory

At work, I am often questioned by patients about memory changes with age. They also state: “But you know, nothing much that can be done at my age”. Wrong. In fact, there is a lot that can and should be done, … Continue reading

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