Tag: St. Catharines

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Inflammation and Diet
Image February 25, 2017 - Arms and Hands,- Back and Pelvis,- Legs and Feet,- Neck and Shoulders,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Friday, March 10, 2017(*Click on the many links provided in this article to take you to evidence-based videos to learn more about the role of diet in inflammation, and to examine the supporting evidence.) The Role Of Diet in Inflammation Inflammation is the root cause of many of the conditions that I treat
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Are Fish and Chicken Healthy Foods?
Image February 24, 2017 Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Saturday, February 25, 2017Make no mistake… fish is meat. – And yes, chicken is meat too! (* Note – many hyperlinks in this article will take you to Nutritionfacts.org, a vetted website that provides evidence-based articles and videos on nutrition. To view the study sources, click on “Sources cited” to view the evidence
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Cold and Flu Prevention
Image February 16, 2012 Healthy Lifestyle,Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  We’re not out of the woods yet. It’s still cold and flu season here in Canada. The common cold (rhinitis or coryza) is probably the most prevalent infectious disease that occurs in humans. It is estimated that there are up to a billion colds per year in the United
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Image February 8, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Do you experience tingling or pain in your arm or hand? It is possible that the culprit may be Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). This condition is caused by compression of nerves or blood vessels (or both) through the area between the base of the neck and the armpit (the
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Migraine Headaches and Massage
Image February 8, 2012 Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Rather than describe this condition myself, I am going to let the Mayo Clinic describe it, after which I will tell you what massage can do for you. If you are a migraine sufferer, I highly recommend the Mayo Clinic’s Migraine Page as a resource for you in this
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Shedding Light on Seasonal Affected Disorder
Image February 7, 2012 Healthy Lifestyle,Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Easing The Winter Blues Everyone’s psycho-emotional state has ebbs and flows, hence the word ‘mood’. Moods vary, and for some of us, the swings can be quite large. Light exposure, weather and change of seasons are among the many factors that can trigger dips or peaks in mood. Most
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Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Image February 5, 2012 - Arms and Hands,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  The rapid arm and wrist movement required in many jobs and sports can lead to sprains, strains or persistent tendonitis in the elbow area.  Most of the muscles that create hand or wrist movement originate in our forearm.  Muscles that close our wrist and hand (flexion) are located on
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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
Image February 4, 2012 - Head,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  This title is a real mouthful isn’t it? (chuckle, chuckle) This is why you hear people refer to it as TMJ dysfunction. The temporomandibular joint is the joint formed by your jaw (mandible) and the temporal bone of your skull. As with any joint in the body, if problems
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Treating Sprains and Strains
Image February 4, 2012 Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Sooner or later, every one of us ends up “pulling” something in our body. It usually happens so fast that it is over before you realize that you’ve injured yourself. You’ve probably heard the two terms sprain and strain and wondered if it is sort of like tah-may-toe or
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Stretching Basics
Image February 1, 2012 Healthy Lifestyle,Stretching Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 101 Reasons to Stretch . . (okay maybe twelve) More than 40% of our body mass is skeletal muscle, the muscle type that is under our conscious control and that is responsible for body movement. Fortunately, muscle is prone to very few diseases, but it is prone to dysfunction. Dysfunction
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