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Combating Injuries From Your Devices – By Blacks

Combating Injuries From Your Devices – By Blacks
We all know the benefits of technology; it helps bring down production costs, it makes communication easier, and helps us become more efficient at many complex tasks and processes. But it seems, these advancements may have come with a cost to our general health.

As the number of technologies we use on a regular basis increases, we can only assume that more injuries associated with technology will also increase. To get a better understanding let’s first look at how much we actually use technology. In an online poll of 28,000 Canadians conducted in August of 2013 by Ipsos on behalf of Google, half the respondents said they owned a smartphone. Of the smartphone users, 99 per cent also had a computer, and 39 per cent had a tablet. Smartphone owners admitted their screen time to be about 86 per cent of their free time, or seven hours a day! More shockingly, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association reported that in 2013 Canadians send an average of 270 million texts per day!

What does this mean for our bodies?

Find out by reading the full article on By Blacks
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Does Cold Weather Really Affect our Joints? – By Blacks

Does Cold Weather Really Affect our Joints? – By Blacks

How many of us have that aunt or grandparent who believes they can predict the weather based on the amount of discomfort in their knees or hands? Well, viagra sale there just may be some truth to their claims.

As the extreme cold weather continues to embrace our city, sales more and more patients are coming into the office complaining of joint pain and stiffness. Last year’s polar vortex had similar results, the amount of joint complaints seemed to double over the colder months. So, is there a link between joint pain and a drop in temperature?

Get the answer and more on By Blacks. Continue Reading…

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March Break Travel Tips – Mississauga Life

March Break Travel Tips – Mississauga Life

March break is one of the busiest travel times of the year. It is estimated that more than 120, cialis 000 travellers will be moving through Pearson Airport today alone. With travelling comes the packing, lifting and carrying of luggage and extended periods of sitting, all of which can contribute to back pain, neck pain and muscles strains. If you haven’t already reached your destination here are some tips to consider before you pack that suitcase.

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Dr. Nekessa Remy Participates in Dove’s Beautiful Age Campaign

Dr. Nekessa Remy Participates in Dove’s Beautiful Age Campaign

Torontonians might have noticed the face of their friendly neighborhood chiropractor, Dr. Nekessa Remy on a downtown billboard as part of Dove Canada’s ‘Beautiful Age Campaign’.

Click here to read more and see other participants in the campaign.

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