Category: Info

Dec 13

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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Nov 05

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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Nov 07

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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Oct 17

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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Aug 09

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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May 06

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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Mar 01

Study: Tai Chi relieves arthritis pain, improves reach, balance, well-being

Check out this link to a 2010 article from the UNC School of Medicine about the benefits of Tai Chi. “The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author.” http://www.med.unc.edu/www/newsarchive/2010/november/study-tai-chi-relieves-arthritis-pain-improves-reach-balance-well-being

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Jul 22

Chronic Pain Video link

Janice recommends viewing this informative video which discusses the issue of pain:

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Jun 29

Janice completed Concussion Management Workshop

Janice attended  the Concussion Management Workshop on June 28, 2015 presented by Concussion Rehab Works. She now has additional treatments for concussion to offer to her clients.

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Apr 15

Concussion Symptoms in Adults and Children

Symptoms in adults Common symptoms after a concussive traumatic brain injury are headache, loss of memory (amnesia) and confusion. The amnesia, which may or may not follow a loss of consciousness, usually involves the loss of memory of the event that caused the concussion. Signs and symptoms of a concussion may include: Headache or a …

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