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How Osteopathy Can Help You Recover after a Fracture

So, you were doing your best superhero impression, soaring through the air with unparalleled grace… until gravity decided to remind you that you’re no Superman and sent you crashing down to reality.  Or you were powering through a weekend warrior sports session – only to be reminded that you do not in fact have the […]

Understanding Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

  You have probably been hearing a lot about RSV lately as it is affecting many individuals in the GTA, here is all you need to know about it: What is RSV? RSV is a common respiratory virus that can affect individuals of all ages. However, it’s particularly severe in infants and older adults or those […]

Lymphatic Drainage Massage: A Comprehensive Guide

The Intricate World of the Lymphatic System: The lymphatic system is complex:  Lymph vessels, which parallel blood vessels, and lymph nodes (small structures that filter and purify lymph) are joined by the thymus, spleen, and tonsils to make up this system. What is lymph?  We’re so glad you asked. Lymph is a colourless fluid, which […]

Type 2 Diabetes and Osteopathic Care

Type 2 diabetes is a widespread, acquired metabolic disorder. In a nutshell – it’s all about insulin; insulin resistance or inadequate insulin production, which messes with your blood sugar levels. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes, you might not immediately think of osteopathic care.  And we don’t blame you, as there’s a lot […]

Hip Osteoarthritis

Understanding, Coping, and Thriving Osteoarthritis is not fun.  This month we’re focusing on osteoarthritis of the hip in depth.  If that’s not related to your aches and pains, we’re still here to help.     What is Hip Osteoarthritis? First things first, let’s understand what hip osteoarthritis is.  Imagine your hip joint as a well-oiled […]

Inflammation and the connection to your immune system

  Inflammation is your body’s natural response to injury or infection, a crucial part of the healing process.  However, when this process becomes chronic, it can lead to a range of health issues, from autoimmune disorders to cardiovascular problems.  Understanding the triggers and managing inflammation is key to maintaining optimal health. It’s crucial to recognize […]

All About Quadricep Strains

This month we find ourselves fascinated by quadricep strains and hope to share a little information and advice with you.  If that interests you, read on.  But if another injury or ache or pain is your priority right now, please give us a call.  We are here to help with hamstring strains, bicep strains, triceps […]

Your First Osteopathy Appointment

So, you’ve got your first appointment with an osteopath coming up and you’re filled with anticipation and curiosity.  Let’s walk you through what to expect before, during, and after your first visit here at BeacHealth. Before the Appointment: Before you head to your Osteopath’s clinic, take a moment to gather some essential information. Make sure […]

Get Ahead of the School Year

  Yes, it will soon be time for students to head back to school. This transition can be both exciting and challenging for both children and parents. It is important to focus on managing energy and stress while embracing the beauty of autumn. Here are some to tips to support your well-being during this season.  […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When Your Hands Demand Relief from an Osteopath’s Touch: This month we’re focussing on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and what our Osteopaths can do to help. So, you’re experiencing tingling, numbness, or pain in your hands and wrists. You might be afflicted with that bothersome condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).  Whether you spend long […]