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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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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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Bikini season is upon us and, this time of year, many of us are hitting the gym, cramming in some workouts before heading to the beach. However, it is important to keep back health in mind when attempting to achieve that killer summer “bod”. In this article I will expose some common training mistakes and…

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The ancient healing practice known as “cupping” leaves those strange red circles. Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including helping with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type…

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The primary goal of massage therapy is to enhance the body’s own healing processes, and to promote health and a sense of well being. Massage Therapy is a scientific systematic approach to treating soft tissue, and various connective tissue, imbalances in the human body.  Appropriate pressure is applied in order to reduce pain and improve…

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There are many changes that happen to your body throughout pregnancy. Your body needs that extra care, and we know how important proper maintenance can be for your overall experience as a mother to be. Have you ever wondered why these common symptoms may be happening?   See what kinds of changes your body may…

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Transversus abdominis is located around the front and sides of the abdomen between the lower ribs and top of the pelvis.  It is the innermost abdominal muscle, and functions like a girdle or the body’s natural weight lifting belt. When it contracts the waist narrows slightly and the lower abdomen flattens.  The function of the…

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What is causing your back pain? There’s a condition that you possibly haven’t heard of, and it’s one of the most common sources of lower back pain. If you have experienced continuous lower back pain at any point, this may be your important first step to recovery. The Term: Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction   Who…

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It is a physician’s initial role to diagnose and classify back pain as acute (not caused by a serious medical condition and lasts shorter than one month) or chronic (persistent back pain). Generally, there are four types of back pain: sinister, inflammatory, neurogenic and mechanical. Most cases of chronic back pain are mechanical – pain…

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