Part of the normal process of aging includes gradual articular cartilage deterioration. Cartilage matrix weakens, develops cracks and fissures, and in some cases, will flake off, leaving bone exposed. In some people, this gradual process can lead to inflammation, joint instability, and subsequent further degeneration. People tell me every day “don’t get old”, but with […]
5 ways to help you work on a laptop The COVID 19 pandemic has shifted a lot of people to work from home. This has lead to many people using their laptops as permanent laptop work stations. If you haven’t invested in an ergonomic work station, and are forced to use a laptop, there are […]
1. Use a desktop if available It is impossible, given the configuration of laptops, to maintain a comfortable posture for any length of time. A couple of hours on a weekend may be fine, but for a full day of work, a laptop is not ideal. If you position the laptop on your lap, it […]
If you’ve been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, you’ve likely exhausted other treatments like frozen water bottles, stretching, orthotics, massage, anti-inflammatories, cortisone injections or other therapies. Results from these treatments vary considerably and you will find them provided by different health care professions with varying degrees of success. When your plantar fasciitis doesn’t get better, people […]
Here are 11 facts about plantar fasciitis.