Daylight saving time and its impact on sleep

Next Saturday night will be daylight saving time change. Most will be happy to have an extra hour to sleep. But what about the impact on our sleep? According to several experts, the majority of the population adapts relatively easily to a one-hour change, whether it is during fall or spring. It can take up […]

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Autumn and its leaves…

With Fall settling in, many seasonal tasks will have to be done soon. Here are our tips on how to avoid injuries when raking leaves.   1 – Plan the task and do it when the leaves are dry. They will be much lighter and easier to pick up. 2 – Avoid movements far away […]

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Standing up straight: what a puzzle!

You’ve probably been asked to stand up straight in your life, either to take a picture or just at the hairdresser when you get your haircut. What does it mean to just stand up straight? How do you get there? Is it important? We will try to answer all these questions through this article. What […]

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Your « nerves » hurt?

When we’re in pain, it’s not always easy to put the finger on the exact structure that hurts. Nerves are often blamed, especially when the pain gets more intense. Are we right to blame it all on the nerves? Yes, nerves can trigger pain. Nerves are structures responsible of transmitting any sensory or motor information […]

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Soft tissues: differences and diagnostics

After an injury, reviewing the basics of anatomy can really help understanding the received diagnostic. Although many medical terms are now used in daily conversations, some fundamentals of human anatomy remain unclear for many people. This article reviews soft tissues and their injury mechanisms.  A summary of soft tissues and their related diagnostics is presented […]

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