5 Tips for Coping with Chronic Pain That Actually Help

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Chronic pain stinks. There’s no other way to state it. Some common coping tips pain sufferers hear such as “get more sleep” seem absurd. (How can someone sleep when in pain?) Although many pain-coping tips are unrealistic, some really are helpful. Read on to discover some realistic ways to cope with chronic pain and get on with your life. 5 … Read More

How to Improve Your Posture This Month

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Would you like to improve your posture this month? A wise answer would be “yes”! After all, good posture doesn’t just improve your appearance; it also improves your health by preventing injuries and the pain they cause. Make it your mission today to learn some good-posture habits that can change your day as well as your life. The Benefits of … Read More

3 Critical Summer Safety Tips

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If there were a contest between winter, spring, summer, and fall for “the most fun season of the year,” summer would probably win. What other season holds the promise of beach vacations, sun-kissed skin, and long, lazy days? As enjoyable as summer is, it can also be hazardous. For example, hundreds of people die each year during summertime due to … Read More

Maximize Nutrition with Fresh Summer Produce

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There is no better time than summer to give your diet a makeover. Why? Because of this favored season’s abundance of fresh produce. It’s rarely easy to swap out candy bars and fast foods for fruits and veggies, but it’s doable when the produce is as fresh, delicious, and flavorful as it is in the summer months. Why Your Body … Read More

5 Anti-Injury Tips for Runners

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If you’ve been a runner for long, there’s a decent chance you’ve experienced a running-related injury at some point. They’re not fun, are they? Not only do they keep you from your beloved pastime, they also limit your ability to perform daily tasks. Severe injuries may render you sedentary for weeks or even months. There are several types of injuries … Read More

Start Exercising and Stop Losing Your Keys!

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When was the last time you lost your keys (or your phone or some other essential item)? This probably happened to you recently, maybe even mere hours ago! There are few things more frustrating and time consuming than short-term memory loss such as this. We all experience this to an extent, especially as we age. However, we shouldn’t use aging … Read More

Why Motorcyclists Need Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapists are highly educated healthcare professionals who help people function and thrive in spite of disabilities, recover from accidents and injuries and live an overall healthy lifestyle. They accomplish this by administering manual therapy, creating/facilitating patient exercise regimes and educating individuals on how to get and stay fit. With this in mind, what types of individuals do you think would … Read More

Yes, Physiotherapy CAN Improve Sleep

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Do you have trouble falling asleep? If so, to say you are not alone in your plight is a serious understatement. You’d be hard-pressed to find even one person who has not had difficulty falling asleep at some time or another. Many individuals have such a severe struggle with sleep that they turn to sleep-inducing medications. What’s more, trouble falling … Read More

5 Back-Saving Tips for People Who Sit at a Desk All Day

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Having a desk job can be less than thrilling. Not only does such a job usually require long hours of staring into a computer screen; it also prevents movement (except, of course, typing and pushing a mouse around). This restriction of movement can eventually take its toll on a person’s back. Why Does Sitting Increase Back Pain? Some people are … Read More