Blog Health, Fitness, Exercise, Research

January 23, 2015

The Health Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle


The physical, economic, and social environments in which modern humans operate have dramatically changed since the middle of the last century. These changes have been associated with significantly reduced demands for physical...

November 28, 2014

What is Active Release Technique (ART®)?


Active Release Techniques ® is a patented soft tissue treatment system. It was designed to provide clinicians with an advanced system of diagnosis and manual treatment for soft tissue disorders. These include cumulative trauma d...

November 17, 2014

Avoid Back Pain With These Helpful Tips


Whitby and Brooklin got a nice taste of snow this week, and more is certainly on the way. Before heading out to clear off the driveway, here are some tips to minimize strain on your back and joints.



1. Don’t let the snow pile u...

October 17, 2014

What is Contemporary Medical Acupuncture?

Contemporary Acupuncture re-defines an ancient therapy, its mechanisms and effects using present-day scientific understanding of human physiology. On the surface this form of acupuncture looks very similar to that which is perfo...

August 22, 2014

Summer is here, and with that warm weather comes more walkers and joggers on the streets of Toronto. Dusting off your running shoes and hitting the pavement for the first can cause aches and pains in our knees.


When considering common causes of knee pain during running...

July 22, 2014

Preventing Back Injury Starts at Your Core:


When it comes to protecting your low back and discs against injury, increasing stability is essential. Leading spine biomechanics researcher Stuart McGill has developed the “big three” exercises aimed at increasing spinal sta...

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