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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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Headaches 101 : Not every headache is treated equally..

Headaches 101 : Not every headache is treated equally..

Are you one of the millions of Canadians suffering from headaches? I treat headaches on a daily basis and what surprises most patients is to know that there are over 30 types of headaches according to the International Headache Classification. In this post I break down how to identify 5 of the most common types of headaches and provide tips on how to manage these nagging pains. Continue Reading…

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100 Women to Watch 2016!

100 Women to Watch 2016!

Last weekend I was honoured to be selected as one of the 100 women to watch and Canada’s International Black Women’s Event. It was an evening celebrating the work of some extraordinary women. Rose Cathy Handy has created an event that not only recognizes the achievement of so many Black women, but it encourages women to continue making a difference in their communities while providing supportive networks to do so.  It was an evening I will never forget.

For more information check out http://www.cibwe.ca

 

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Why young girls should play sports

Why young girls should play sports

Watching my little sister play hockey has brought me more joy than I ever thought it could. She has loved hockey for years and started playing this past fall. It’s honestly the only time I see her smile. And it’s not just her smile that I love to see, but how proud she is of herself each time she steps onto the ice. At 10 years old, she is starting to develop her confidence. She is realizing that the 8am practices every weekend are paying off and she becoming a better player. Continue Reading…

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3 Questions to ask your Chiropractor on Your First Visit

3 Questions to ask your Chiropractor on Your First Visit

Not sure what a chiropractor really does? Or if you should visit one? You are not alone. Many of my new patients admit that they were hesitant to book an appointment due to lack of knowledge about chiropractic care. Chiropractors treat conditions affecting muscles, joints and nerves. Once you decide that chiropractic care is for you, there are a few questions that you should ask your chiropractor to help ensure that you receive the care you need.

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Dr Nekessa Remy

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