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A Mobile And Hydrated Body Is A Healthy Body

“I am so stiff in the morning, I feel like my joints need oil”. This is a common complaint that most of my patients express when they come in to see me. They experience the stiffest moment of the day first thing in the morning; the first 10-20 steps, initial…
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Assessing Your Clients Properly

For all patients and health care providers, don’t be shy and or try to cut corners when it comes to assessing and treating the body of your client. When it comes to bodies, I completely understand today’s need to respect people’s privacy and comfort level. But, when we are talking…
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The Effects Of Bad Posture

Many of the working class people around the globe in the 21st century have jobs that confine them to sitting in front of a computer. Technology has revolutionized our living and working environment in so many positive ways, however, when it comes to our physical body it has some extremely…
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Take The Time To Know Your Patient

When you first come into the clinic for an initial assessment and meet your Physiotherapist or osteopath, this is the most important encounter to get to know all you can about your patient. There is a questioning period whereby the therapist asks 101 questions to get to know how the…
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Do You Have Plantar Fasciitis?

have you tried every stretch in the book and nothing has worked? What do you do now? What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes. Its main…
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Are You Doing Your Daily Stretches?

Why stretching everyday is very important. Stretching should be like any other daily routine in your life – i.e. brushing your teeth, drinking water, moving your body with exercise. Remember that your body is designed to move. In today’s busy fast paced life, we tend to be overwhelmed with work,…