Prevention

3 Common mistakes made at the Gym

3 Common mistakes made at the Gym

It’s that time of year again when our new years resolutions have us  re-commiting to getting fit. For many it means dusting off last years gym memberships and heading back to those dreaded machines and weights.  It’s also the time of year those same people come into my office with injuries stemming from poor technique or overwriting. How can you prevent these injuries and stay healthy enough to achieve the new years resolutions, here are my top 3 tips to avoiding some of the common mistakes made at the gym. Continue Reading…

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Is Shockwave Therapy for you

Is Shockwave Therapy for you

I recently added Shockwave Therapy to my treatments at my Toronto practice. So far the results have been amazing. What exactly is shockwave therapy, it accelerates the healing process in the body by stimulating the metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. Strong energy pulses (acoustic waves) are applied to the affected area. These pulses occur for short periods of time, creating micro-cavitation bubbles that expand and burst. The force created by these bubbles penetrates tissue and stimulates cells in the body that are responsible for bone and connective tissue healing.  Continue Reading…

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Cosmetic Acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture

What is the secret to looking good and staying youthful? If I had to definate answer to that, cialis Im sure I would be retired living on an island somewhere. But instead I am working with both woman and men daily, price  helping them manage the stress, rx the aging process and the effect it has on the body with the use of acupuncture. Cosmetic or Facial acupuncture is a growing trend amongst anyone seeking younger-looking skin and a healthier glowing complexion. Continue Reading…

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Tips to finding the right helmet for your child

Tips to finding the right helmet for your child

As the spotlight on concussion grows, there are preventative measures that parents can take to assist their child in reducing the risk of head trauma. One of the most common questions I get from my hockey and football parents is, ” Are there helmets that can reduce my child’s risk of confusion?” The answer is a strong NO!!  Risk factors such as history of concussions, years of playing contact sports and other behavioural factors play much larger roll in increasing the occurrence of concussions. Continue Reading…

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Tips for getting a good night sleep

Tips for getting a good night sleep

Sleep is often an overlooked part of any healthy living plan. The body requires sleep for both physical and mental health. Some of the benefits of sleep include, medical higher pain threshold, increased immunity, better memory and mood and weight loss. The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours of sleep each night for adults between 18 to 64. In 2011, it was reported that 61 percent of Canadian adults get fewer than 8 hours of sleep each night, 30 percent of which get fewer than 6 hours a night.

For more of my tips check out my latest article for Byblacks.com

http://www.byblacks.com/the-experts/healthandwellness/item/1375-7-tips-for-getting-a-good-night-sleep

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Dr Nekessa Remy

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