Herniated Disc

Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

A herniated disc is a condition that occurs along the spine. Most often, it is found in the lower back. The spine is comprised of 24 bones, and five of them are found in the lower back. There are also nerves and intervertebral discs in the spine. With a herniated disc, the jelly-like nucleus begins

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Craven SPORT ServicesNovember 20, 2018
aches and pain

Feeling Stiff and Achy? Physiotherapy Can Help!

Everyone wakes up feeling some pain in their joints or muscles from time to time. But if you find yourself consistently waking up stiff and achy, it might be time for pain-relief work with a physiotherapist. Aching or stiff joints may be a minor problem that is easily remedied; in other cases, your doctor may

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Craven SPORT ServicesSeptember 20, 2018
Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches: How to Handle Them

Of the four distinct types of headaches — tension, migraine, sinus and cluster — the tension type is the most common. Of course, stress is a natural reaction to stimuli and can keep us safe from danger. Yet an excessive amount of stress can lead to tension headaches. That’s why learning how to handle emotional

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Craven SPORT ServicesAugust 20, 2018

Are Your Hips Killing Your Back?

Are you like many people, with an aching back at the end of the day or worried about lifting an object due to your back going out? You are not alone! Over 80% of the population will suffer back pain at one time or another in their life according to CDC data. It is the

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Craven SPORT ServicesApril 19, 2018
Benefits of Chocolate

Health Benefits of Chocolate

with Amanda Kilduff Chocolate is enjoyed by almost everyone in this world; therefore it’s about time we talked about what benefits we are getting from the delicious food. There are different chocolates to choose from: baking (unsweetened), dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate. Chocolate contains cocoa and it is the cocoa component of the

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Craven SPORT ServicesJanuary 17, 2018
healthy lifestyle

Taking Control of Your Health

 – Starting with Your Goals with Ryan Flett, PhD As we approach the holiday season and many festive meals, as winter takes hold and exercise opportunities become more challenging, and as we reflect on the year that was and the year that can be in 2018, many are compelled to set resolutions. My goal for

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Craven SPORT ServicesDecember 21, 2017

Preventing & Treating Sports Injuries

Exercise is an important part of life in order to become or stay healthy. For many people, sports are a fun way of burning extra calories, socializing and getting fit. Unfortunately, this also means the occasional sports injury, or a flare-up of an old injury or condition. You don’t have to be a professional or

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Craven SPORT ServicesDecember 12, 2017