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Reasons for neck pain after sleeping

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 March 2017, Muscle and joint
neck-pain

Experiencing neck pain in the morning is common, and often caused by the neck being in an uncomfortable position while you sleep. This can be due to your natural sleeping position, your pillows, your mattress or being pregnant.

In this article, we explore these causes in more detail, and discuss exercises and remedies to help.

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Are you suffering from text neck syndrome?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 15 December 2016, Muscle and joint
text-neck-syndrome

Let’s face it: if you live in North America, you are probably guilty of spending too much time in front of electronic screens.

The repeated use of electronic devices influences our posture, and can have other impacts on our health.

Using these devices typically requires a head-forward-and-down position, which increases the stress on the neck and may lead to musculoskeletal problems….

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Your Standing Posture Can Affect Your Health!

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 22 November 2016, Muscle and joint
standing-posture

Posture is important during sitting, standing, squatting, and in basically every position the body can take.

Good posture facilitates a strong and stable spine, which will position our centre of gravity over our feet and correctly distribute stresses to the appropriate muscles and ligaments.

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Do you suffer from repetitive strain injury?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 5 July 2016, Muscle and joint
repetitive-strain

Exercise comes with countless benefits, from weight loss to improved mental health. Sometimes, however, improper training or over-exercising can lead to various types of athletic-related injuries.

Over half of athletic-related injuries are caused by repetitive strain. A repetitive strain injury results from overusing an area of the body, typically a tendon, muscle, or bursa in the hand, forearm, shoulder, and neck…

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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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