Thanks goodness it is January! You might be saying, “The coldest month of the year – is that something to be thankful for?” For those who struggle with winter blues, being outdoors on the sunny frigid days can be one way which helps in making it through this time of year. The days are slowly starting to lengthen, which is another sign that spring is on the horizon! Still, many people need some extra help to make it through this time of year.
“My name is Selena O’Hanlon and I am a member of the Canadian equestrian team for three-day eventing. My sport is very hard on the body. Not just the training and competing but the driving, chores and packing equipment too. I am so fortunate to have the help of Dr Pain and his wonderful staff […]
Get yourself ready! With the holidays, prepare for the stress that comes with them. Yes , there will be stress, but you can minimize the effects of that stress to get the most enjoyment out of your time. We want to give you the best ways to do so, by making the right health […]
Stress CAN be our friend… in small quantities. Stress releases the hormone cortisol which is a coping mechanism. Cortisol has potent anti-inflammatory properties which are beneficial to us in small doses. In blocking the inflammatory response it suppresses our immune system. With chronic stress (which almost 50% of women reported in this study) our cortisol levels are elevated, […]
Neck-Pain and Back-Pain have reached epidemic proportions. Here at the Live Well Centre, we know – we see new patients in our office EVERY DAY. We see patients who have gone far past the feeling of soreness or the aches & pains they once ignored…. these are people with a permanently slouched posture stance and […]