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Do you have stiffness in your spine, or muscle tension in your neck or back? I am happy to introduce the ChiBall to Nose Creek Physiotherapy and share the benefits of this small but amazingly effective tool for releasing stress and tension from your spine. I happened on a ChiBall class in Australia about 20…

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Why Orthotics? Remedy Health Media explains that “it’s important to understand the mechanics of walking. With each step, the vertical axis of the heel ideally should land slightly inverted to the ground, with an inclination of only a few degrees toward the outside of the heel. From there, the foot begins to pronate (flatten) and…

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Pre-Season Screening is Highly Recommended: Before you hit the slopes, you should come in for a pre-season exercise screening exam! A pre-season screening exam can be an extremely useful tool in identifying any current injury you may have or can help determine a predisposition to injury – and identifying a predisposition to injury can help…

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What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a bone weakening condition, characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. This disease leads to increased bone fragility and risk of a fracture particularly occurring in the hip, spine, wrist and shoulder. What is important to know is that as of today’s research, no single cause for…

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As one can imagine, the spine is extremely complex – it takes considerable understanding of the anatomy to decipher sources that could be causing a person spinal pain. What am I talking about when I say spinal pain? In a general sense, I am talking about the NECK, or the cervical region, the MID-BACK, or…

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As Michael Phelps powered the U.S. men’s 4×100 relay to gold at the Olympics, many noticed the big, purple spots dotting his right shoulder and back. The spots were bruises created by a centuries-old traditional Chinese Therapy called Cupping, and it’s all the rage among elite athletes. So what is it? In Cupping, a Therapist…

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Although it may seem that spending one third of our life in a state of unconsciousness is a waste of time, the fact remains that sleep is an essential aspect of human functioning. A lack of quality sleep leaves one unable to cope with physical, mental and emotional stress. This is why one of the…

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What is Lower Crossed Syndrome? Lower Crossed Syndrome (LCS), also called Pelvic Crossed Syndrome or Hyperlordosis, is a postural dysfunction that results in an increased arch in your low back. This increased arch is caused by a specific pattern of muscles being overly tight, as well as other muscles that are overly weak. When the…

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Pain is one of the most debilitating factors in our health. It can be the obstacle that prevents us from moving forward in our goals and stops us from enjoying life’s pleasures when it appears. One of the conditions that affects all ages, all genders and most occupations is “Sciatica”. This is a word that…

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Nose Creek is excited to announce the addition of accomplished Osteopath Dr. Salma Mitha to our team! Dr. Mitha brings a plethora of experience, knowledge and passion to our Thorncliffe clinic, and we are proud to have her working with us. Dr. Mitha specializes in Manual Osteopathy, therapy which is suitable for all ages –…

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