Setting Yourself Up for Success

  It’s the new year and many of us are hopeful that this year our pain won’t get in the way of living a full life.  A year where we set goals and see progress.  Living with persistent pain often comes with a roller coaster of emotions because every part of our lives are affected, not…

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Osteoporosis: Eating Your Way to Better Bone Health

We know that an adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D is very important in the dietary management of osteoporosis. However, there are other nutrients that also play a role in promoting bone health and overall good health. Following Canada’s Food Guide is a good way to ensure you are getting all the nutrients you…

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Physiotherapy at RheumHub

LOOKING FOR A PRODUCT OR A SERVICE? If someone wants to purchase a simple meal or common household item, then a quick visit to the closest business will probably work most of the time. For services like a hairdresser, doctor or lawyer they probably would make a more informed decision. In the case of physiotherapy,…

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Understanding your Pain Experience

Our pain experience is a complicated interplay of what we notice in our bodies, how we think and feel about it, and the influence of our life experiences.  It is a real and unique sensation within each of us. Did you know that many factors, including our beliefs, emotions, stress, sleep, relationships, and personal responsibilities can…

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November is Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Osteoporosis affects two million Canadians.  This is a silent disease that develops over years. Osteoporosis results in thin bones (low bone density) that can break easily, following minor trauma, such as a fall from standing height. Osteoporosis does not cause pain, but broken bones can be painful. Common fracture sites in patients with low bone…

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Markham Rheumatology Hub: Where medicine and rehabilitation connect!

The Markham Rheumatology Hub was created to address care gaps in patients living with arthritis and systemic autoimmune diseases.  Combining expertise of medical and allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, pedorthists and chiropractors), Markham Rheumatology Hub will provide the highest quality of care to enhance the lives of patients.

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