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How a Concussion Affects Your Body and Overall Health & Wellness

With professional athletes going public with their concussion experiences, there has been an extensive study into sports-related concussions over the past decade. Considered a mild traumatic brain injury, concussions are still of concern due to the potential for long-lasting emotional and behavioural effects. Concussions can occur at all levels of sports participation, but can also [...]

The Best Custom Orthotics and Knee Braces

Whether you have a knee injury, knee pain or arthritis, knee braces can offer the support required to improve mobility and relieve pain. There are many types of knee orthotics available, from one-size-fits all options to completely customized orthotics designed to fit your knee and condition perfectly. Knee braces are ideal for postoperative recovery, ligament [...]

Injury vs. Trauma: What’s the Difference?

When going to the hospital, patient care is organized based on the severity of their injuries. This triage classification system is designed to address the most important needs first. In this way, medical professionals can prioritize their efforts and help as many people as possible. Unfortunately, the injuries suffered by trauma patients are often so [...]

A Brief Guide to Concussion Recovery in Adolescents

What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that occurs as a result of trauma or injury to the head. A blow to the head or neck—or even a sudden jolt such as whiplash—can cause your brain to move and bounce around inside your skull. This can damage brain cells and change your [...]

Health and Wellness: Does our society have it backwards?

Consider this: is it possible that as a society, our notions are wrong when it comes to health and wellness. We are sick and seem to only be getting sicker, we are living longer but it’s time to address the quality of how we age. I think we have it backwards, and it's time to [...]

What to Do If You’re Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents can scary, causing you to become confused and distracted. However, it’s important to keep a clear mind and obtain crucial information after an accident. Step 1: Ensure passengers are safe The first thing to do after an accident is to ensure that everyone is safe and uninjured. If anyone is injured, immediately [...]

How to Recover from a Sports Injury like a Pro

Being seriously injured while playing sports can be quite traumatic and have a huge impact on your life. It can become frustrating, especially if the injury affects your mobility. It’s important to be patient with yourself when healing to regain your strength properly and avoid the risk of further injury. Here are some tips on [...]

Custom Orthotics: What They Are and How to Find Good Ones

The purpose of insoles is to cushion your feet and provide support where needed. Orthotics do just the same but are customized to your specific needs and are made to correct your foot imbalance. They are placed inside your footwear to reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into alignment [...]

Exercises to Minimize Pelvic Pain

This article best suits anyone who works out regularly, particularly doing Olympic-style weightlifting. If you are also thinking of increasing the intensity of your workouts and want to minimize the negative impacts related to the pelvic region, then this article is also for you. This article is also suited for you if you have had [...]

This Stretch Relieves Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, Achilles Pain, and Heel Pain

Training hard often leaves you with stiff or painful joints, especially when you go to sleep at night. One has to be careful when dealing with joints, as they can be easily injured, and they tend to heal rather slowly. However, joint issues can put a serious damper on your training. There is an exercise, [...]

Tennis Elbow: Exercises, Treatment and Prevention

Tennis elbow, also known as Lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that causes pain in the outer side of your elbow. It would surprise you to know that, despite its name, 95% of the people who suffer from this condition are non-tennis players. Nevertheless, tennis elbow is often caused by strain or overuse, which results in [...]