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3 Key Changes During Your Pregnancy

Studies have shown that more than two-thirds of pregnant women experience back pain and almost one-fifth experience pelvic pain²,³. As your pregnancy advances, your back experiences more strain from three key changes – a shift in your centre of gravity, hormonal changes and abdominal muscles changes.
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Why You’re Sore Days After Exercising?

Why You’re Sore Days After Exercising

The classic Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS, is an exercise-related muscle pain that sets in 6 to 8 hours after excessive and unaccustomed exercise, and peaks around the 48-hour mark. It is not surprising to find people complaining of aching muscles a day or two after exerting themselves in the gym, or after a dramatic increase in the duration and/or intensity of their exercise.
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5 Things To Know About Whiplash

While usually associated as a result of vehicular impact, whiplash can occur when you least expect it. From a rollercoaster ride to full contact sports like rugby – it could even happen when diving from a height and hitting your head before entering the water.
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You Can Ease Back Pain During Pregnancy

Common Areas of Back Pain During Pregnancy

Expecting mothers most typically experience low back (lumbar) pain and posterior pelvic or sacroiliac joint pain.

With low back pain, you can feel it across the lower spine, near or at the level of your waist. Prolonged sitting or standing, as well as wearing high heels can worsen the pain. The pain tends to intensify as the day progresses.

Posterior pelvic pain is typically felt at or near the 2 dimples at the back of your pelvis. You can feel the pain deep inside the buttocks or in the back of your thighs on one or both sides. Activities that aggravate the pain include walking, climbing stairs, resting on one leg, getting in and out of a low chair, rolling over and twisting in bed, and lifting.
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Slip and Fall: Rating Men’s Work Footwear

Slip and Falls

Slips and falls due to snow and ice on sidewalks can lead to lasting injuries.  A city of Toronto study found that between 2006 and 2015, there were almost 30,000 emergency department visits and 2,800 hospitalization among Toronto residents from falls on snow or ice.  These injuries cost the province healthcare system close to $4,000,000 per year.

To help prevent slips we often rely of our trusted winter boots! Some can be quite expensive! But just how effective are these boots?  The world renowned Toronto Rehab Institute in their state of the art lab test how slip resistance several types of boots are. The results are not great! In fact 90% of footwear did not get their minimum ratings!
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Slip and Falls: Rating Winter Boots

Slip and Falls

Slips and falls due to snow and ice on sidewalks can lead to lasting injuries.  A city of Toronto study found that between 2006 and 2015, there were almost 30,000 emergency department visits and 2,800 hospitalization among Toronto residents from falls on snow or ice.  These injuries cost the province healthcare system close to $4,000,000 per year.

To help prevent slips we often rely of our trusted winter boots! Some can be quite expensive! But just how effective are these boots?  The world renowned Toronto Rehab Institute in their state of the art lab test how slip resistance several types of boots are. The results are not great! In fact 90% of footwear did not get their minimum ratings!
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Do you have scoliosis?

Scoliosis refers to a medical condition in which the spine curves sideways. On an X-ray film, the normal spine looks straight, but the scoliosis spine will look like a “C” or “S”

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Things You Probably Don’t Know About Whiplash

While usually associated as a result of vehicular impact, whiplash can occur when you least expect it. From a roller coaster ride to full contact sports like rugby – it could even happen when diving from a height and hitting your head before entering the water. Even pop icon Madonna was not spared when she claimed to have whiplash after falling during a performance in early-2015.
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