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6 for the Price of 5 Therapy Sessions


Active Wellness Promotional Offer for You  Active Wellness would like to thank you for your support and the opportunity to give you some excellent service.As a jump into spring, we are offering you 6 Physiotherapy Sessions (1 assessment and 4 treatments) or 6 (1 Hour) Registered Massage Therapy Sessions for the price of 5.    By […]

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Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate for Arthritic Pain


Top of Form Bottom of Form   One in 10 Americans suffers from osteo or degenerative arthritis, a disease in which the currently used medications, acetaminophen, aspirin and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, do not slow or reverse the progressive destruction of joints and no cause is known. Over the last decade, reports have shown that pills […]

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Knee Pain Reduction with Weight Loss


Researchers studied 454 overweight and obese older people (average age 55) with knee pain and X ray evidence of arthritis. They were divided into three groups and followed for 18 months: 1) intensive diet-induced weight loss plus exercise, 2) intensive diet-induced weight loss, or 3) exercise. Knee pain decreased and function increased significantly in the […]

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Baking Soda May Help Exercisers


Sodium bicarbonate, commonly known as baking soda, is used as a medication to neutralize stomach acid in ulcer patients and as a home remedy for stomach distress. Now researchers in Greece have shown that it may neutralize the acid in muscles during intense exercise and helps athletes to exercise longer (Medicine & Science in Sports […]

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Treating Osteoporosis


Treating Osteoporosis You may have heard that a diet low in calcium-rich foods, such as dairy products, causes osteoporosis, but researchsuggests that both high and low-protein diets may be even more important factors. Furthermore, a calcium-rich diet neither prevents (1) nor reverses osteoporosis enough to prevent bone fractures (1a). A report from the University of […]

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Orthotics


Orthotics March 20, 2014 People with high arches are at increased risk for foot pain and stress fractures of their bones of their feet because their feet are usually very poor shock absorbers. A report in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (October 2007) shows that custom orthotics can help. When you run rapidly, your foot […]

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