Winter safety tips for your kids – winter sports

Winter safety tips for your kids – winter sports

Winter is here already, and along with it comes many family activities for all to enjoy. But did you know that in 2010 over 400,000 children were treated in the hospital for winter sports-related injuries? While many children love winter, because they get to go...
Could your child have Osgood-Schlatter?

Could your child have Osgood-Schlatter?

Does your child experience knee pain? If you have an active child who is experiencing pain in the knees, it may be a condition called Osgood-Schlatter Disease…but there’s help! What is Osgood-Schlatter? Osgood-Schlatter disease is essentially a painful bump...
Exercise in the Elderly

Exercise in the Elderly

Why should I exercise? Research shows that regular exercise can help: Maintain healthy growth Prevent chronic diseases (Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes, Heart disease) Make muscles stronger Increase your energy Decrease stress Prolong independence Prevent falls Manage...
ACL Injuries unraveled

ACL Injuries unraveled

What is this ACL everyone always talks about?! Although the name seems long and scary, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are some of the most common injuries in sports. This past winter, it seemed like ACL injuries were the newest trending fad. It seemed like...

Strengthen your immune system with Acupuncture

As the days shorten and the temperature drops, the time has come to worry about the condition of our immune system. Acupuncture, which has been practiced for over 5 000 years, strengthens your immune system without any chemicals or side effects. A few preventive...