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.

See the full interview here

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20 Facts About the Spine

20 Facts About the Spine
Thanks to our friends at The Georgia Spine and Neurosurgery Centre for the putting together this amazing facts about our spines.

The spinal column – or backbone – is instrumental to the strength, ambulance support, symptoms flexibility and range of movement our bodies possess. It’s a complicated structure, ask with many interconnected and interdependent components. Here are 20 facts about the spine, some of which you may find surprising.

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To Ice or Not to Ice? The new method in treating soft tissue injuries

To Ice or Not to Ice? The new method in treating soft tissue injuries

I, like many other health care professionals, erectile have been taught to ice all acute injuries. By acute, I’m referring to traumatic injuries that have occurred within 48 hours. Pain is usually sharp in nature and may be associated with swelling. With acute soft tissue injuries the first line of defence is ICE and the acronym RICE is usually applied : Rest Ice Compress Elevate. Ice is thought to reduce inflammation or swelling which can help to decrease pain. Makes sense right? Nots so fast. Rest – that could lead to muscle atrophy and joint stiffness. Ice and compression can restrict blood flow and limit the bodies ability to flush out the inflammation on its own. All this can create more pressure in the area, ultimately causing pain while reducing healing.  So what now?

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The 7 Most Prescribed Drugs In The World And Their Natural Counterparts

The 7 Most Prescribed Drugs In The World And Their Natural Counterparts

We don’t have to live in a medicated world, buy but we certainly choose to. The crux of the matter is that we refuse to proactively think about prevention because we reactively commit to treating the symptoms of underlying health problems. This is the allopathic model. We want the quick fix so we can continue our poor lifestyle and dietary habits. It doesn’t have to be this way, but it is. We can blame doctors, the medical institutions and healthcare systems all we want, but self-responsibility is our only recourse if we are ever to surface from this mess. There are no excuses–if you’re taking one of these drugs, consult with a Natural Health Practitioner this week about phasing out your medication and phasing in these powerful natural foods and remedies.

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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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