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8 Reasons Why an Adjustable Bed Is Right for You

8 Reasons Why an Adjustable Bed Is Right for You

In an average lifespan, humans will spend roughly 26 years asleep. On top of that, a staggering seven years will be spent simply trying to fall asleep! Whether that's due to personal distractions or physical limitations, we're here to get that number down. One way is to consider trading in your flat mattress for an adjustable bed that fit your needs.
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Why Physiotherapy Is Important for Seniors

Why Physiotherapy Is Important for Seniors

Seniors experiencing changes in physical strength and balance have often experienced a fall or fear the potential of falling. Preventative physiotherapy can asses the environment’s safety and teach seniors safe manoeuvring while strengthening their muscles and improving balance. On a psychological level, physiotherapy gives older adults the confidence to engage in everyday physical activities.
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Everything You Need to Know About Hemophilia

Everything You Need to Know About Hemophilia

We lead such busy lives that there are times when we don’t even notice when our skin has been scratched. We get paper cuts, animal scratch marks, knee scrapes, and more throughout the year. Many don’t realize how lucky they...

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Staying Active This Winter to Support Mental Health

Staying Active This Winter to Support Mental Health

January 30th is Bell Let’s Talk Day. In case you haven’t heard of it, this initiative is borne out of a need to have more open discussions about mental health in our country. The goal of Let’s Talk is to fight the social stigma that surrounds mental illness, which often prevents people from seeking the help they need.
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How to Find the Right Cane for Your Needs

How to Find the Right Cane for Your Needs

There are a few times in a person’s life when the use of a cane is necessary. A sprained ankle, a ruptured tendon, surgery, ailing joints, and other musculoskeletal issues can all make walking without support very difficult. If you’ve been prescribed a cane from your doctor, here is a list of cane varieties and their uses.

 

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How to Improve Circulation and Stay Warm this Winter

How to Improve Circulation and Stay Warm this Winter

Do you have poor circulation or medical condition that causes poor circulation, such as Raynaud’s syndrome? If you do, you know how painful and uncomfortable it can be to step outside on a cold winter’s day. Unfortunately, facing the Canadian...

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Essential Products for Maintaining Proper Foot Support

Essential Products for Maintaining Proper Foot Support

Do you suffer from a painful foot condition like plantar fasciitis, bunions, tendonitis, or shin splints? Many of the foot conditions people have are caused by wearing improper footwear. If you’re prone to lower back pain, hip pain, sore legs, and fatigue, you may not be wearing the right foot support. To counteract the effects of your painful foot conditions, using the right products is essential. Here are helpful and inexpensive orthotic products.
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How to Avoid a Dangerous Slip-and-Fall This November

How to Avoid a Dangerous Slip-and-Fall This November

Inclement weather, shorter daylight hours, and patches of slippery wet leaves make November a particularly dangerous time to step outside for seniors or people with low mobility. All month, the health and wellness community recognizes November as Fall Prevention Month in Canada. The purpose of this initiative is to encourage organizations and citizens alike to become more aware of potential accidents causing harmful slip and falls and to promote fall prevention.
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