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Take the Osteoporosis Canada Quiz: Know Your Risk

From Osteoporosis Canada: “With osteoporosis, danger can lurk in unexpected places. Unfortunately, breaking a bone is often the first sign. Osteoporosis Canada has created a video campaign demonstrating that everyday places and spaces are “danger zones” and present an increased risk for those living with osteoporosis. Many Canadians simply don’t know if they are at …

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Moved To New Location

Physiotherapy Works has moved to a new location: 24 Frances Street Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 3H1 902-469-3214 Click on map to see enlargement:

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Improving Post-Surgery Recovery

There is quite a lot of inflammation after any surgery. With a hysterectomy, the fascia which attaches from the front of the pelvis to the back of the pelvis is severely disrupted.  There are blood vessels that need to be detached all along the edge of the uterus and they are found within the fascia.   …

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The Importance of Iron

Your iron levels have a very important role so you can recover from injury or build muscle strength at the gym. As women age, we start to go through perimenopause. There can be a change in the monthly flow with your menses and you can start to get heavy periods. When this occurs, you can …

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November is Osteoporosis Month

We can offer a pre-screening to assess your risk of developing bone loss and eventually Osteoporosis. If you have bone loss, we can assist you with exercises and education to help reduce the progression of your bone loss. Tai Chi for Osteoporosis is a gentle form of Tai Chi which specifically targets the issues of …

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What happens while you sleep?

The following is an excerpt from While You Were Sleeping (Nature of Things, CBC-TV July 21, 2016). Check out the video link at the end of the article: Dr. Jennifer Gardy talks about the serious consequences of sleep deprivation. For thousands of years, we’ve regarded sleep as nothing more than an annihilation of consciousness. But …

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Understanding Stresses and Strains video

This is a Disney video clip from 1968 about understanding stresses and strains of life: Disney’s Understanding Stresses and Strains  

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Janice’s artwork on display at Craig Gallery

Craig Gallery, located at the Alderney Landing in downtown Dartmouth, is presenting the show “She’s Called Nova Scotia” featuring artwork from the Dartmouth Visual Arts Society. Come visit the gallery and see some of Janice’s paintings on display this month. The show runs from August 10 to August 28, with the opening reception taking place …

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Register now – Tai Chi classes starting September 19

Our schedule for the next session of Tai Chi classes is now available on our Tai Chi 4 Health website and on our calendar. Classes are scheduled to begin the week of September 19, 2016. All classes are subject to change depending on enrolment. Click here for class information and to register You can register …

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Article: Missing link found between brain, immune system — with major disease implications

Missing link found between brain, immune system — with major disease implications June 2, 2015 | by Editor     Implications profound for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine have determined that …

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