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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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  When you hear the word “Ironman”, you tend to think of Robert Downey Jr. flying around in a flashy, red, metal suit. While it certainly is synonymous “superhero”, the Ironman we’re talking about is focused more on physical prowess and less on flashy metal. Nose Creek’s very own Ironman, Shelby Wogsberg, recounts her journey…

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Have you ever gone to bend your elbow, hip, knee or ankle but felt like something was stopping you from moving as well as you used to be able to? You’re not alone. Many clients come in for a Massage complaining of hip pain that never seems to go away; something seems thick or blocking…

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If you’ve had a Massage before, you probably already know that “Massage” is a loaded word: it doesn’t just mean muscle stimulation or that you have a midday relaxation session, but packs a full wallop in benefiting not only your physical health; but your mental and physiological well being. At Nose Creek Physiotherapy we know…

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Post Stampede pains are no joke: those ten days that now seem to have happened years ago are often the first time that many people have a break from sitting at their desks and staring at screens all day. And, during those ten days, you are likely not eating well, drinking enough water, dancing in…

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Nose Creek Physiotherapy’s Feature Blog for this month comes from Beddington Massage Therapist Paul Sherley. At Nose Creek, we truly believe that it is the brilliance of our Team that sets us apart, and we are pleased to have Paul in the spotlight this month.   When you need a massage: “Better Call Paul”  Nose…

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