Wait-listed? Prehab can help!

Have you or someone you know been wait-listed for an orthopaedic surgery? Or have been scheduled for an appointment with an Orthopaedic Specialist that is months and months away?

These wait-times can be long, painful, and debilitating! Often times, they can be associated with pain, a decrease in functional status, overall fitness and a reduced quality of life.

Prehabilitation, or ‘Prehab’ is the answer to these wait-times!

Prehabilitation is changing and improving your functional capacity prior to surgery. Turning the wait-time into healing ...

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Niagara Prehab & Wellness

Niagara Prehab & Wellness is a health practice in St. Catharines providing early health interventions to maintain and improve your quality of life. Specializing in exercise and activity therapy, prehabilitation and rehabilitation, we help you get well and stay well!

Located at Optimal Wellness Niagara, surrounded by a great family of Practitioners; it is our mission to provide exceptional cost-effective healthcare by establishing quality patient relationships based on knowledge, trust, and understanding. It is our goal to promote healing and great ...

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4 Reasons to Try Reflexology for Back Pain

Back pain can be one of the most inconvenient things to suffer from. Whether it’s severe or just a nagging twinge every now and then, it can seriously hinder your ability to get through your daily activities. It can also cause difficult sleeping, and without a good night’s rest everything seems bleak in the morning.

A recent survey by the Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability found that back pain was one of the most common health ...

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A New Revolution? Using Hypnosis for Health Purposes

Over the years hypnosis has had something of a bad rap in many circles. Many people don’t understand how hypnosis works, and as a result they fear it. And of course, the images of those crazy shows where people get “hypnotized” to cluck like chickens just don’t help! In reality, hypnosis is nothing like that and an authentic hypnotherapist would no more jump off a cliff than practice that type of idiocy. With the growing awareness of alternative therapies, ...

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My Son, My Teacher – Living with allergies

super isaiahI can remember the day my son Isaiah (3rd born) had his full-blown anaphylaxis shock like it was yesterday. It was Oct 2009, Thanksgiving weekend; he was only 18 months old.  We just got home from shopping at Costco, and I gave him a healthy snack of pesto and toast while I was putting away the groceries.

I noticed his lips got swollen, and I didn’t understand why. I carefully watched his body ...

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