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6 Health Tips To Get You Through The Holiday’s

First of all, it’s important to realize that you can and enjoy the holiday’s without overeating. This season is all about gratitude, family, and good food – but it doesn’t have to be about binge eating. There are plenty of delicious, healthy foods that you can eat in moderation and really enjoy. Giving in to […]

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Replacing Fear with Hope with Painful Neuropathy

If you, or your loved one, is suffering from painful peripheral Neuropathy you are well aware of the suffering and difficulty in carrying on in everyday life. Depending on which nerves are damaged – and how badly – many different symptoms can result. If your hands or feet are affected by peripheral Neuropathy, you may […]

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How To Stay Mentally Fit During Stressful Times

Hello Everyone, We are all in this together with the COVID-19. I personally wish I could close my eyes and the bad dream would be over! Regrettably we may be in this together for a quite a while.  I will share some reflections, insights and thoughts on how we can manage in these difficult times. We […]

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When Do I Use Ice? …And When Do I Use Heat?

Easily one of the most common questions I get asked daily, and it’s something that confuses many people… “Should I use heat or ice for my back pain?” Rightly or wrongly, most people favor heat – a nice hot water bottle, soak in the bath, or one of those lavender scented wheat bags to try […]

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Why Knee Pain Gets Worse When You Exercise And How To Ease It

It’s no surprise seeing as we’re now heading into Summer quick than we know that this time of year we start to see more people than ever at Physical Achievement Center with painful knees. One of the main reasons why is it’s around this time of year that people decide to be more active and […]

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4 Things To Do TODAY to Get Back To Your Life Without Shoulder Pain

Rotator cuff injuries are common in people who have to repeatedly perform overhead activities as part of their daily routine.  This type of injury is common with painters, construction workers, and those who play recreational golf and tennis to name a few. It is something we see often at our clinic – and one of […]

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Are You Doing These 4 Things to Make Your Knee Pain Worse?

Some people blame their knee pain on old age or that it just comes and goes on its own, but a lot of the time our own everyday habits add to the knee pain that we feel.  Perhaps your knee pain is being affected by these 4 habits… 1.) You and I were not designed […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Rush Into Back Surgery

In the world today, we’ve grown accustomed to immediate results. Whether we’re ordering lunch or texting a friend, a quick response is valued and expected. When it comes to the human body, we can’t always ask for that kind of speed. An issue like back pain can take some time to develop…so it only stands to reason […]

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