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The Dangers of Wearing High Heels

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 25 May 2016, Muscle and joint, Women's Health
High heels and pain

High heels: It’s easy to have a love-hate relationship with them. They’re flattering and flashy but oh-so-painful.

A survey conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association in 2014 concluded that approximately half of women wear high heels, and 71 per cent of those that do experience foot pain…

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5 ways to prevent knee pain

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 16 March 2016, Muscle and joint
knee pain

Even for the non-athlete, knee pain can be just as much a reality.

In contact sports, one of the most dreaded injuries on the field is the common and debilitating “unhappy triad.” The unhappy triad is a complete or partial tear to three of the knee’s integral structures: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and medial meniscus…

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What do your feet say about your health?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 23 February 2016, Muscle and joint

Our feet are the foundation of the musculoskeletal system. Feet provide our body with strength and stability, and enable fluid and synchronized movement by providing flexibility and mobility.

When we use ill-fitting footwear, the rest of the body suffers. A combination of improper care, decades of wear-and-tear, and an average of 10,000 steps per day can often lead to pain-related foot pathologies…

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