72017Apr
8 New Ways to Think About Pain

8 New Ways to Think About Pain

Person One: “Quit faking this pain, it’s all in your head!” Person Two: “I’m not faking, this really hurts!” Ah pain… the incredible construct that we’ve all experienced at one point or another. What causes it? What’s the point of having it? What can we do to get rid of it? Well, let’s take a…

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122017Jan
5 Ways to Prepare Your Body For Pregnancy and Birth

5 Ways to Prepare Your Body For Pregnancy and Birth

So, you just found out you are expecting a baby – congratulations! Pregnancy can be such an exciting and fun-filled time! There is the anticipation of motherhood, the excitement of feeling the baby kick, picking names, and deciding on how to decorate the perfect nursery. Many new mums also spend a lot of time reading…

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152016Dec
Why Ice is Not Always Nice (Part 2 of 2)

Why Ice is Not Always Nice (Part 2 of 2)

Hello again and welcome back to my discussion of ice therapy. In my previous piece, I spoke about ice not being a very helpful tool to manage inflammation in an acute injury. We learned that ice could in fact be harmful to you, as it can delay your healing, weaken your end-result tissue, and leave…

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