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  Thank you for your support in helping to find a cure for arthritis. With your help, we were able to donate $15,000 to the Arthritis Society. Arthritis affects 6 million Canadians at all ages and stages of life, and at the moment, there is no cure. As healthcare professionals, we share the Arthritis Society’s mission to help people affected ...
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Welcome to the Team, Keith! pt Health Corporate Sport in Calgary is pleased to announce the newest addition to our clinic team, Keith Wilson! Keith comes with an impressive background in physiotherapy, and – lucky for us! – has already had extensive experience working with pt Health, as he was formerly our Clinic Team Manager for our clinics in Amherst, ...
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There is one more thing to add to the list of things that can kill you: sitting. As you’re reading this, you’re probably sitting. Ironic, isn’t it? But you may be surprised to learn that research has shown that a sedentary lifestyle, or sitting too long every day consistently, can not only increase blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and weight, ...
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Chronic inflammation has been linked to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and Alzheimer’s. It can worsen autoimmune diseases, arthritis, food allergies, and more. The good news is, we can do a lot to manage pain and disease through what we eat. You may not be happy to hear it, but wheat and sugar are big contributors to inflammation and joint ...
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Walking every day is a simple, free and convenient way to get fit and live a healthier lifestyle. All ages and fitness levels can reap the rewards of walking. The health benefits of walking are: Lose weight and maintain a healthy weight Strengthen your heart and lungs Reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and even breast cancer Prevent or manage ...
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March is Nutrition Month, and we wanted to recognize a few of the Naturopathic Doctors we have on staff here at pt Health. First up we are chatting with Chelsea Grant, Naturopathic Doctor at our Cornwall Physiotherapy – pt Health clinic in Cornwall, Ontario. Dr. Chelsea Grant, ND has been serving the Cornwall area as a Naturopathic Doctor since 2012. Having grown up ...
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It’s no secret that we love our team members here at pt Health. Clinic culture is a huge thing for us, which is why we love turning the spotlight on our fantastic clinicians. Today we’re talking to Dr. Vincent Ng, a new chiropractor at the Broadway Wellness and Physiotherapy – pt Health clinic in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dr. Vincent Ng’s aim is ...
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Cold and heat therapy is often used as a treatment for sprains, strains, pain and other injuries, but how do you know when to use them? And is one better than the other? The answer is not so simple: it depends. As a general rule of thumb, use ice for injuries to reduce swelling and inflammation. Heat will relax and ...
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We all know that a good pair of heels can elevate any outfit, but does it come at a cost? While published research is unclear on whether wearing high heels directly leads to back pain, it is clear that wearing high heels alters your body’s biomechanics. Your feet impact how your entire body moves and functions, and your shoes affect ...
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As we continue through the month of February we will be featuring a different pt Health psychologist as we honor Psychology Month. This week we chatted with Vanessa McColl a psychologist who works at pt Health and Wellness Centre Gladstone Halifax.  Vanessa has been part of the pt Health team for over 7 years in the Halifax Regional Municipality. She completed her ...

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