Chronic pain is a difficult burden to carry. It can make everything in your life feel just a little heavier, whether by the physical limitations that it imposes or the sense of emotional isolation that it creates. The worst thing that you can do when you are in pain is just deciding to lay back and suffer it alone, but you might not know what to do about it. A clinical conditioning program is one very good option that puts your own life back in your hands, treating the condition while pairing you with trained professionals who know a course of therapy that will help you rebuild your physical health at your own pace. Here are five reasons why you should seriously consider starting a clinical conditioning program. Promotion of Healing If you have an acute injury one of your doctor’s first recommendations will most probably be a physical therapy regimen during Continue reading →

You might have heard of compression hosiery, but aren’t sure if it’s right for you. Surprisingly, compression garments like hosiery can help with a multitude of conditions, ranging from diabetes to tired, aching legs. If you have any of the following conditions, you should ask your doctor what kind of compression hosiery might be right for you: Diabetes Compression is used to alleviate some of the leg swelling many Canadian diabetics are prone to. Usually, for diabetes, gradient hosiery is used, which helps counteract impaired leg vein valves. With gradient compression, the hosiery is tightest around the ankle then gradually lessens as it reaches the top of the leg. Not only does it reduce the amount of edema or swelling diabetics face, but it also greatly reduces the chance of a blood clot in the lower legs, something diabetics are especially prone to. Lower Back Pain If you’re struggling with Continue reading →