Scientists link drinking milk with Osteoporosis

osteoporosis linked to drinking milk

“The countries with the highest rates of osteoporosis are the ones where people drink the most milk and have the most calcium in their diets. The connection between calcium consumption and bone health is actually very weak, and the connection between dairy consumption and bone health is almost non-existent.” – Amy Lanou Ph.D., nutrition director for […]

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Reducing inflammation with food

reducing inflammation with fod

Reducing inflammation can be a challenge. It’s a commonly known fact that most musculoskeletal pain is made worse by inflammation. Inflammatory fluid contains chemical mediators which amplify pain signals to the brain. This amplified pain sensation serves as a natural protective mechanism to prevent us from making things worse. In chronic conditions such as degenerative […]

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Hot cold treatment – when to use

hot and cold treatment - when to use

Most people are aware that the use of hot cold treatment can be very beneficial in treating some musculoskeletal conditions but a lot of people get confused about which one to use and at what stages of rehabilitation should they go from using one to the other? As a general rule of thumb, the use […]

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Hot cold therapy – how it works

hot and cold therapy - swollen ankle

Are you confused about when to use hot and cold therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions or do you want to know just a little bit more about how hot cold therapy works? Here we explain what the effects of hot and cold are on the body and why at certain times the use […]

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How to prevent low back spasm and locking

Low back spasms and locking

Does your back sometimes lock up or go into a painful low back spasm for no reason at all? What is a low back spasm? Back spasms are very common, and they are completely debilitating when they occur. Often, they come unannounced with no explanation and it can take days or sometimes even weeks for […]

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