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How PRP Treatment Helped Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods, PGA all-star, has a long and documented history of illnesses and surgeries, starting with a tumor removal all the way back in college. One area that was especially concerning was his left knee. After a ruptured ACL, he had arthroscopic knee surgery done in April of 2008 to clean out the cartilage. He had undergone operations on that same knee previously in 1994 and 2002. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the key ligaments that helps stabilise the knee joint. For a golfer, injury to [...]

April 6th, 2020|0 Comments

How to Avoid Excessive Sitting During the Day with These 3 Tips

According to research, Canadians spend almost 10 hours a day on average sitting. This can lead to a number of health problems, from joint stiffness and hip flexor pain to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Here’s how you can avoid excessive sitting during the day while you’re at work. Rethink Your Desk One way to avoid staying seated for too long at your desk is by rethinking how you use that space. If possible, get a stand-up or adjustable desk that allows you to sit or stand as you please. [...]

April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Does Sitting All Day Cause Hip Flexor Strain?

The sedentary lifestyle at most workplaces has led to what may be described as the “sitting disease”.  This refers to the many ailments and health woes caused by sitting for too long. The hip flexors (muscle groups in the hip) are especially affected by this and may lead to a number of problems of their own. How Sitting Affects Hip Flexors The average Canadian spends 10 hours sitting. For 10 hours, the hip flexors are contorted in a position that’s uncomfortable and unfeasible for such a long duration. [...]

April 1st, 2020|0 Comments