Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis

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Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis
Image September 11, 2014 - Legs and Feet,Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 24, 2017  Plantar Fasciitis The plantar fascia, as seen above, is the flat band ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. It supports the arch of your foot. If your plantar fascia is subject to stress, it can become inflamed. (This is where the ‘itis’ comes in.) The inflammation
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The Pleasure Trap
Image March 14, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 24, 2017The Pleasure Trap As an alternative health provider, I generally believe that if one follows one’s general intuitive sense about what feels good, that it will serve you well in life and in health. Listening to your own heart and your own mind is extremely important, since you are living
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Have we Gone Overboard on Protein?
Image January 13, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, March 12, 2017Have we Gone Overboard on Protein? What does the Science Say? *Reader’s note: Much of the content of this article is drawn from the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine. Their website, http://www.pcrm.org/ is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the science of healthy eating.   We all need to
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Are you getting enough…. Vitamin D?
Image November 6, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, March 19, 2017  In November 2013, I attended a medical seminar at McMaster University on the topic of Vitamin D put on by Grassroots Health, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals acting to fund studies, raise awareness and solve what they believe is  a vitamin D deficiency epidemic. There were several
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Managing Back Pain With The McKenzie Method
Image October 3, 2013 - Back and Pelvis,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017From The Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (2005)9,40–42 SELF-HELP: PATIENT’S ADVICE McKenzie self-treatments for sciatica Author- Craig Liebenson, DC, 10474 Santa Monica Blvd., #202, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA One of the most painful and disabling back problems is sciatica. This is a pinched nerve in your lower back
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Sleep Hygiene and Your Child
Image July 9, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  As a kid I remember my dad saying, “Early to bed, early to rise makes you healthy, wealthy and wise.” Well I don’t know about the wealthy part, but lots of research supports the healthy and wise result. Getting your kid to go to bed at a regular time
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The Role of Vitamin D in Your Body and Your Muscles
Image July 8, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin which is responsible for enhancing intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate and is therefore plays and extremely important role in calcium regulation and bone health. Emerging literature indicates vitamin D’s central role in other vital body processes, such as: signalling gene response, protein
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Understanding Frozen Shoulder
Image July 1, 2013 - Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Frozen shoulder, known medically as adhesive capsulitis, causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. Over time, the shoulder becomes progressively harder to move. Statistically frozen shoulder occurs in about 2% of the overall population; most commonly affecting people between the ages of 40 and 60 with women more
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Frozen Shoulder Exercises
Image July 1, 2013 - Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis) is a stubborn condition that creates pain and limits movement of the shoulder joint. To understand this condition click on the following link: Frozen Shoulder. The following exercises are effective for self-treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Before beginning an exercise/stretching regime
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Smart Gardening- Pull Your Weeds Out; Not your Back
Image April 29, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle,Injury Prevention Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Twenty Eight Ways To Save Your Back And Body When Doing Yard Work Well, it’s now Spring and the gardening season is in full swing.  If you are like most of us, you get out there and overdo it, then pay for it the next day.  Worse yet, you
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