Have you ever had pain radiate from your low back, through your hips, and down one leg? If so, you may have experienced sciatica. What exactly is it, and what can you do to treat the pain? In this blog post, we will explore what you need to know plus offer some tips for relief.
Dr. Alban Merepeza has worked with many elite athletes, including Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse, a triple-medal winner at the 2016 Olympics. But his community knows him for his work at the Port Hope Health Centre, a privately owned healthcare clinic that he built from the ground up. The clinic boasts a wide range of
Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritis means inflammation of a joint. Two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While they might sound similar, they have very different causes and symptoms. OSTEOARTHRITIS What is it?
Chiropractic in Canada is becoming increasingly popular, both as a career choice and as an integral part of every Canadian’s healthcare team. Chiropractic utilization rates between 1980 and 2015 have increased in Canada from 10%-11.7% and 7.2% to 10.7% in the US.. Enrolment in Chiropractic educational institutions has also been increasing and has resulted in
Now that it’s summer, many people are deep into their favourite sports and recreational activities. A common result of recreational sports is repetitive strain or injury due to overuse. Two of the most popular injuries that occur are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Even if you don’t play tennis or golf, these injuries can easily
With the school season just around the corner, it can be a stressful time for those entering college or university – especially if it involves moving away for the first time. It’s important to succeed in every aspect of your post-secondary career. Not just in academics, but also in caring for your mental and physical