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Longevity and Quality of Life:

Longevity and Quality of Life:

It only makes sense that a healthy, active person will have a better chance of longevity than an out-of-shape couch potato. But science has proven it to be true. A study published in PLOS Medical by Steven C. Moore et al, was able to link levels of physical activity with mortality rates. The study reported, “AContinue Reading »

The Secrets to Pain-Free Gardening

The Secrets to Pain-Free Gardening

The secret to pain-free gardening is to warm up before, and to stretch out afterwards. If you face gardening like a sport, then you will ease through the spring and into the summer with little pain, discomfort and stiffness. Here is the recipe for pain-free gardening: A brisk walk around the neighbourhood for 5 minutesContinue Reading »

What Are Those Purple Spots?

What Are Those Purple Spots?

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 TherapistContinue Reading »

Relaxation Massage: More Than Just a Massage

Relaxation Massage: More Than Just a Massage

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 knowContinue Reading »

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