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Bones/Muscles/Joints

Body aches and pains are something that happen to us all, and they can occur for a multitude of reasons. Commonly, aches and pains can begin to develop more-so as we age. However, aches and pains may also be...
Fall Prevention | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Fall Prevention

As the weather gets colder and we start to see things like rain, snow (and ice) in the forecast, our risk of things like slips, trips and falls also increases. While these types of injuries are common and can...
Since 2012, World Spine Day has been recognized on every continent in the month of October and has become a major focus in helping raise awareness surrounding back pain and a wide variety of other spinal-related issues with the...
ACL Injuries | Dr. Ali Ghahary

ACL Injuries

There are as many as a quarter of a million ACL injuries that occur each year in both Canada and the United States, making this specific type of injury among the most common to affect individuals. An ACL (also...
The joints are what form the connections between your bones and provide your body with support as well as help you move. When your joints become damaged, that movement is interfered and can result in pain. As for what...
Rheumatoid arthritis, also known as RA, is a type of systemic autoimmune disease. It occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints, resulting in inflammation. The lining of the joints, known as the synovium (and also sometimes...
Exercise is something we should all engage in in order to stay healthy. By getting regular physical activity, we reap a lot of benefits associated with it. It can help with weight loss, can decrease fatigue, can reduce your...
Preventing Falls | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Preventing Falls

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults? As a result, Fall Prevention Month is recognized every November in effort to encourage Canadians and different organizations across the country to not only coordinate...
Osteoporosis | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Osteoporosis

One of the most common disease affecting older individuals is osteoporosis – a condition that is characterized by low bone mass in addition to deterioration of bone tissue, which can lead to an increased risk of fractures. Because bone...
One of the most common reasons why someone might wake up with a sore back each morning is due to an improper mattress, as mentioned in a previous article by Dr. Ghahary. While the mattress you sleep on is...