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Pre, During and Post Pregnancy Care

Pre, During and Post - Pregnancy Care is now available in Healthworks. During pregnancy, our centre of gravity shifts and this causes many to experience lower and upper back pain. This leads to stress and sometimes neck and headaches. With the help of adjustments and myotherapy, pain and discomfort can be relieved, making the experience [...]

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Cervicogenic Headache

Headache is an extremely common symptom and the most common of the nervous system disorders.  Nearly 5 in every 10 individuals will be diagnosed with a headache.  It affects the young and old, all races and genders, but mostly females.  There are many types of headaches and amongst them, chiropractors have found that the trend [...]

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Physical Activity in Elderly

Aging is a multifactorial irreversible process associated with significant decline in muscle mass and neuromuscular functions. One of the most efficient methods to counteract age-related changes in muscle mass and function is physical activity. Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve [...]

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Why Am I So Flexible?

Have you ever watched one of those videos where some people can extend their index finger till it reaches the back of the hand? How are some people way more flexible than others? Hypermobile joints which literally translate to joints with an excessive mobility, is often seen when the tissues holding a joint together - [...]

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Scoliosis: Part 1

What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is described as a medical condition whereby a person’s spine curves either laterally or rotationally in a C-shape or an S-shape. Commonly it starts when boys and girls reach puberty. Most research show girls showing signs of scoliosis around 11 years of age while boys show signs a little later around [...]

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Walking To A Better Health

Physical inactivity has led to many health problems, physically or mentally.  It increases all causes of mortality, double the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and obesity, and increase the risks of colon cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, lipid disorders, depression and anxiety. At Healthworks, physical inactivity is a leading cause for neck and low back pain. With [...]

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Paediatric Physiotherapy

Paediatric Physiotherapy is now available in Healthworks. Our physiotherapist is specifically trained to improve the quality of life and daily activities of children, aged birth through adolescence, who are experiencing functional limitations or disability due to trauma or who may suffer from various conditions ranging from cerebral palsy to neuromuscular disorders. Few frequently asked questions: [...]

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Low Back Pain Series: Why Do We Have Back Pain?

Our low back is made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and discs. Any injuries to these structures will result in pain or discomfort at the low back region. In more severe cases, individuals will experience symptoms such as numbness, tingling, shooting pain and tiredness radiating down their legs. Muscle or ligament strain Muscles and [...]

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Spinal Exercises: How and Why?

Exercises should be a regular part of our daily activity and weekly routine. As a chiropractor, we always advise our clients to maintain a healthy lifestyle and physical activity is a habit that we constantly encourage. There are many benefits such as healthy muscles, bones and mobile joints. It also helps us burn calories and [...]

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Fall Prevention In Elderly

Fall can happen anytime and anywhere to people of different ages. However, as we get older, number of fall increases with age which resulting injuries and fatalities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in US, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in people aged 65 and older. A [...]

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