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The Optimum Amount of Exercise
Image November 7, 2016 Exercise Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 31, 2017  How much should you exercise? This is a good question, and like all good questions, it is best to look at the available evidence to come to a determination. One would hope that current evidence is the basis from which all guidelines are created, however for various bureaucratic and

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

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

Shovelling Snow Safely
Image February 9, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle,Injury Prevention Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  One of the things that I love about winter is all of that beautiful white snow. Well, I actually like looking at it. Driving in it and shovelling it is another matter. Keeping your sidewalk and your driveway clear is not only recommended for personal safety and convenience, it

Sit/Stand Workstations
Image January 31, 2013 - Back and Pelvis,Healthy Lifestyle,Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  A new approach to the standard desk is the sit/stand work station. It not only allows for people to have a tremendous variety in their day by sitting or standing, it also allows people with chronic back pain to have an alternative seating position which places far less strain

Workstation Seating and Your Spine- A New Paradigm
Image January 31, 2013 - Back and Pelvis,Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 As a massage therapist I am treating back pain on a regular basis. If you have occasional back pain you can get by with traditional seating, the big fat lazy chair, but if you deal with constant back pain it is probably time to rethink your seat. We are

Interval Training- Maximizing Your Workout
Image January 7, 2013 Exercise Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Working as a massage therapist, I often get asked questions about exercise. There are three basic components to an exercise program; cardiovascular exercise, strength training and stretching. Interval training is a specific type of cardiovascular exercise that employs short bursts of exertion followed by short recovery periods. This strategy