Category:Health Tips

Icing – Great for Pain, but it Stops Healing

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I find Icing and Cold Therapy to be a very interesting topic, full of a variety of contradictory opinions, and fortunately, a lot

Take Time to Unwind

Filed under: Blogs by Dr. Abelson,Health Tips - 01 Nov 2013

 shutterstock_49288921The word ‘Stress’ is used so often in our society that it has lost its meaning. People seldom consider the many physical and mental consequences of stress.

Ten Myofascial Release Exercises with a Foam Roller

Using a foam roller is a great way to perform a Self-Myofascial Release. In many cases this will be enough to release many of the restrictions that develop …

Heat Therapy

Filed under: Health Tips - 26 Oct 2011

Without a doubt, Heat Therapy feels much nicer and more comforting than cold therapy. However, problems can arise if heat therapy is used too soon after an injury or trauma.

Heat Therapy should only be used after inflammation has …

Cold Therapy and Icing

Filed under: Health Tips - 26 Oct 2011

When you have a soft-tissue injury, you will often feel pain and muscle spasms. Your area of injury may become inflamed and swollen due to the tearing of blood vessels and the release of fluids into the …

Reducing Cholesterol

Filed under: Health Tips - 26 Oct 2011

The higher your serum cholesterol, the more likely you are to have heart disease or other cardiovascular diseases. Unfortunately, lowering your cholesterol does not guarantee prevention of heart disease. The issues are much more complex. In fact …

Reducing High Blood Pressure

Filed under: Health Tips - 26 Oct 2011

Since the start of the 20th century, CVD or CardioVascular Disease, has been the number one killer in North America. Almost 60% of all deaths each year are a result of CVD. CVD results in 33.3 percent of all hospitalization …

Exercise and Tissue Remodeling

Filed under: Health Tips - 26 Oct 2011

The process of tissue repair (after an injury) typically occurs over three distinct phases:
Phase One: Reaction or Acute Inflammatory phase
This 72 hour phase is characterized by swelling …

Speed Healing, Decrease Inflammation, Lose Weight

Filed under: Health Tips - 26 Oct 2011

These are some of the common dietary recommendations that we give our patients to speed their healing, reduce inflammation, lose weight, and increase their over-all energy.

These are …

Rest and Repair

Filed under: Health Tips - 26 Oct 2011

Lack of sleep results in decreased immune function, increased potential for disease (heart disease, stroke, cancer), decreased hormone production (human growth hormone), decreased tissue repair, decreased cognitive …

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