GLA:D – Exercise for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

GLA:D™ Canada Good Life with OsteoArthritis from Denmark (GLA:D®) is a program to help ease the pain and the physical limitations faced by those living with hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA).  Developed and clinically tested in Denmark since 2012, GLA:D® is an...

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Pain

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience with actual or potential tissue damage. This definition of pain gives us HOPE.  There doesn’t have to be damage to have pain and some people have significant “damage” eg. Arthritis or disc herniation, but...

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Can you identify your ingrown toenail culprit?

  For such a seemingly little thing, the pain from an ingrown toenail can be unbearable.   The simple act of putting on a sock, or even the weight of your bed sheet can make you cringe in agony. Infection also typically goes hand-in-hand with ingrown toenails,...

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Heel Pain?

I have a (insert sharp, stabbing, bruised or burning) pain in my heel.  What could it be? You wake up, plant both feet on the ground, stand up and then...YEOW!!!  Somebody has shoved a sharp knife into the bottom of your heel! Or at least that’s what it feels like. ...

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I was told that I have to live with my arthritic pain, is this true? Read this response only if you feel you deserve better treatment than your Car! As a Physiotherapist who has seen thousands of arthritic joints. Here is my advice to all of you who wish you were...

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How to sleep when you have shoulder pain

How to Sleep With Shoulder Pain If you suffer from shoulder pain, sleeping can be difficult.  It hurts to lay on your sore side, you may experience a constant deep ache or sharp pain.  It is also difficult to roll over, change positions, or to find a difficult...

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Let’s talk about SEX

Let's Talk About Sex! Do you have a tight vagina? People think a tight vagina is good, when in fact this can create multiple problems such as pain during intercourse. 1 in 5 women have pain with intercourse, also called dyspareunia, and this can include pain with the...

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Dispelling the Myths about bladder leakage

Dispelling the Myths about bladder leakage • It is NOT normal to have bladder leakage with age • It is NOT normal to have bladder leakage with pregnancy or post-partum • There ARE treatment options for bladder leakage that don't include surgery Bladder leakage is also...

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Heel Pain in the morning? Read This!

I have a (insert sharp, stabbing, bruised or burning) pain in my heel. What could it be? You wake up, plant both feet on the ground, stand up and then...YEOW!!! Somebody has shoved a sharp knife into the bottom of your heel! Or at least that’s what it feels like. You...

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