How Use Backpack

How to use a Backpack

Mohsen Rafieian B.Sc. PT, M.Sc. Anat. MCPA Blog

Improper usage of a backpack may cause neck, shoulder, upper and lower back pain, especially in children and adolescence. It is imperative to us, that your child is properly using their backpack. So,  we have listed below, adjustments that can be made to avoid the adverse effects of improper backpack usage. Make the backpack as light as possible. It is …

Why Need Custom Made Orthotics

Do I need Custom Made Orthotics?

Mohsen Rafieian B.Sc. PT, M.Sc. Anat. MCPA Blog

Commonly, people who have an improper arch height or other abnormalities in their feet, do not realise it. High or low arch in the feet may lead to chronic pain and fatigue, especially after prolonged standing or walking. It can also result in twisting of the shin bone in or out, eventually causing pain and discomfort in ankle, knee, hip …

Five Things About Concussions

Five Things About Concussions

Dr. Edward Chan, DC, R.Ac. Blog

Concussions should never be taken as a light injury and must be attended to. Here are five things about concussions. A concussion may be caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck, or impact elsewhere that transmits force to the head. A concussion can occur from falling, or a car or bike accident. There is a greater risk …

Pregnancy And Dequervain Syndrome

Pregnancy and DeQuervain’s Syndrome

Mohsen Rafieian B.Sc. PT, M.Sc. Anat. MCPA Blog

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, also known as “Mommy Thumb” is a condition that causes swelling and inflammation of a tendon in the thumb. This leads to intense pain and limitation of mobility and function of the hand, which worsens over time if untreated. It is common for new mothers to experience this, due to how the thumb is positioned while holding …

Types Of Arthritis What You Need To Know

Two Types of Arthritis: How They Impact You and What You Need to Know

Dr. Edward Chan, DC, R.Ac. Blog

Arthritis is a common joint condition that involves inflammation of a joint. Two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Let’s compare similarities and differences. OSTEOARTHRITIS Osteoarthritis is characterized by “wear and tear” of the cartilage on either end of the bone. Osteoarthritis typically affects individuals over 65 years old. Injury, overuse and genetic factors may speed up …