Learn More About Health Canada’s Stance On PRP Therapy!

Cell therapies have come a long way since they were first introduced in medical practice. Amongst these is PRP therapy, which has become a popular choice of nonsurgical treatment for individuals who wish to avoid surgeries and other invasive procedures. Recently, however, the credibility of PRP injection therapy was put under major scrutiny. Here’s what Health Canada has to say about the alternative treatment form. Cell Therapy: An Unsafe Form of Treatment? Earlier this year, on May 15th, Health Canada issued a policy position paper outlining the potential risks and [...]

January 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Arthritis Treatment With PRP Injection Therapy: Does It Work?

Arthritis exists in various forms and has a devastating impact on the affected individual’s quality of life. This health condition is widely common among Canadians. In fact, it’s estimated that 1 in 6 Canadian men and 1 in 4 Canadian women have arthritis. Osteoarthritis is among the several types of arthritis that impact Canadians, which has to do with cartilage degeneration. It mostly affects the knee joint, although osteoarthritis of the hip, shoulder, and foot are also common. Traditional Treatments for Arthritis Arthritis treatments, especially osteoarthritis treatments, don’t quite [...]

January 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Waking Up With Shoulder Pain: Is Your Sleeping Posture Causing Discomfort?

Have you been experiencing stabbing pain in your shoulder each morning lately? If this has been happening even though you haven’t sustained an injury to your shoulder joint recently, then the problem most likely stems from your sleeping posture. How Does Your Sleeping Posture Lead to Shoulder Pain? We’ve all heard about the importance of maintaining a healthy posture as we go about our daily activities, be it while we’re sitting, standing, or walking, the position we carry our body in impacts our musculoskeletal system. This applies to [...]

November 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Dashing Through the Snow: A Look at Canada’s Top 3 Winter Sports

It’s that time of the year again! Winter is here, and that means the special winter sports we love and enjoy so much are in full swing! While the list of winter sports played in Canada is endless, here are the top three sports that have a special place in our hearts. Hockey You can’t not talk about hockey when discussing Canada’s most popular winter sports! Considered to be the country where the game was born, hockey (otherwise known as ice hockey) is the biggest sport played in Canada, [...]

November 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Easing Arthritis Pain with These 3 Foods

Arthritis is one of the most common chronic health conditions in Canada, affecting a huge chunk of the population. While it has over a hundred different types, it mostly manifests as rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis. How can you lessen the pain caused by this disease through a healthy diet? By incorporating these 3 foods. Fatty Fish It’s hard to resist a pan-seared salmon with broiled asparagus or say no to a tuna sandwich. These two are amongst the most widely consumed variants of fish, combining flavour and ease of [...]

November 20th, 2019|0 Comments