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6 Reasons To Use The Pool To Combat Your Aches and Pains – By Blacks

6 Reasons To Use The Pool To Combat Your Aches and Pains – By Blacks

Using a pool can have many benefits to our overall health. If part of a rehabilitation program, order aquatic/pool therapy can be used to treat both chronic conditions like arthritis and acute injuries like muscle spasms. Continue Reading…

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Toronto Chiropractor Joins National Wall of Role Models

Toronto Chiropractor Joins National Wall of Role Models

Dr. Nekessa Remy, ask  a licensed chiropractor and budding brand in the lifestyle arena with a focus on health and wellness, patient has been selected as a National Role Model by The Black Canadian Awards.

“I am so thrilled to have been selected as a role model for the 2015 Black Canadian Awards,” says Dr. Remy. “I truly enjoy what I do, and I am blessed to have been acknowledged.”

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How To Enjoy The Gardening Season Without Pain – By Blacks

How To Enjoy The Gardening Season Without Pain – By Blacks

For most of us, unhealthy a long winter results in a long period of inactivity, case but jumping into gardening at the first sight of the sun can often lead to injured or aching muscles and joints.

In fact, eighty per cent of Ontario chiropractors report that gardening is the most common source of back and neck pain during the warm weather season. With the busiest gardening weekends just around the corner, it’s time to discuss how to plant and rake without the ache!

All avid gardeners understand that you must prepare the grounds before you plant; the same is true for gardening itself. To help avoid injury, you must prepare your body before you start any gardening activities. This starts with a proper warm up.

A good warm up may include a brisk 10 minute walk around the block, as this will increase circulation to the muscles and joints used during gardening. Once warmed up, it is essential to stretch your muscles.

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Dr. Nekessa Remy Appears on Social Life in Peel – Rogers TV

Dr. Nekessa Remy Appears on Social Life in Peel – Rogers TV

It’s the season for going outdoors and getting a good run in, but runners beware of injuries that can occur from your routine run.

Dr. Nekessa Remy, a licensed chiropractor and budding brand in the lifestyle arena with a focus on health and wellness recently appeared on Social Life in Peel on Rogers TV to discuss running injuries and ways to prevent them and be ready for every run.

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Top 3 Running Injuries And How To Prevent Them – By Blacks

Top 3 Running Injuries And How To Prevent Them – By Blacks
Looks like spring has finally arrived; the skies are blue, medicine the sun is shining and there are runners on the road. Yes, its that time of year when many decide to lace up the sneakers and hit the pavement.

Running can be a great form of exercise since it requires minimal equipment, and can be done almost anywhere. Studies have shown that running improves cardiovascular health, builds bone strength, reduces stress, improves brain function and that’s just a few of the benefits. With every exercise overuse injuries are inevitable if the proper prevention techniques are not followed. This article will discuss 3 of the most common running injuries as well as provide tips on how to prevent them.

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