ReCOVery: Covid-19 and Your Muscles

Community Corner, Latest News, Learning Centre, Patient Education

Introduction You likely have heard of common symptoms of COVID-19 such as breathlessness, fever, cough, reduced sense of smell, aches, and pain, etc. But did you know that COVID-19 can affect your muscles? How does Covid-19 affect your muscles? When you felt ill, you probably lay in bed to rest and allow your...

ReCOVery: COVID-19 and Your Day-to-Day Activities

Community Corner, Latest News, Learning Centre, Patient Education

Introduction Have you been finding your typical day-to-day activities more challenging after recovering from COVID-19? Are basic tasks such as negotiating stairs, getting dressed, gardening, cooking a meal, going grocery shopping, and others more exhausting than usual? After recovering from Covid-19, many people find it difficult to do these kinds of...

ReCOVery: COVID-19 and Your Breathing

Community Corner, Latest News, Learning Centre, Patient Education

Introduction If you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19, you likely felt the effects it has on your ability to breathe easily. You may have been short of breath, coughed a lot, and in more severe cases required oxygen supplementation or mechanical ventilation. After recovering from the actual virus, you may be...

Osteoporosis: Know your risk for this “silent disease”

Community Corner, Patient Education

Bonny was interviewed by Paula Kehoe of Lumino health for an osteoporosis article. Please see below what Bonny had to say about osteoporosis and how to manage it. Osteoporosis is a ‘silent thief’ that can slowly rob your bone strength. The good news? You can lower your risk and manage it with...

Move – Sit – Sleep: A balancing act

Community Corner, Learning Centre, Patient Education

Move – Sit – Sleep: A balancing act Did you know new research is changing the way we think about exercise and health? Rather than just “exercise”, we now think about “movement” more broadly, as well as the importance of good quality sleep, and spending less time sitting each day. This...

How the Graston Technique Might Help You Manage Your Muscle Pain

Learning Centre, Patient Education

Have you heard about the Graston Technique and want to find out more about it? The Graston Technique (GT) is an evidence-based method of soft tissue mobilization that uses specially designed stainless steel instruments to help treat soft tissue dysfunctions. The GT originated from the works of Dr. James Cyriax, a British...

Ten Tips for Getting “Back” to Gardening without Back Pain Getting to You!

Community Corner, Patient Education

Ten Tips for Getting “Back” to Gardening without Back Pain Getting to You! Gardening is a great activity as you are outdoors and active. However, it can also be the cause of back pain if you do too much too soon and/or do things improperly. Consider the following tips as you...