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Musculoskeletal Conditions: the Second Greatest Cause of Disability

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the biggest contributors to disability worldwide, and are prevalent across the life course. These disorders affect one in five people and can significantly...

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Musculoskeletal Disorders: What Are They & How Do We Treat Them

  Musculoskeletal health is key to our well-being. Educating society on the benefits of a healthy musculoskeletal system is an important priority for us here at Broadview Spine & Health Centr...

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What to Look for in a Brain Injury Specialist

Brain injury specialists are experts in the field of brain health. These are the right professionals to see for rehabilitation purposes, especially after experiencing a concussion or any other unfortu...

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How our Ottawa Concussion Clinic is Handling COVID-19 Protocol

COVID-19 is, as most of us know by now, much more than the flu. Its symptoms can sometimes persist for months, damaging the lungs, the heart and the brain. This increases the risk of health problems i...

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3 Different Types of Concussions You Need to Know About

The most common type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is called a concussion. While it is traumatic in the medical sense, the severity of a concussion can vary from one case to another. As every concus...

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Dystonia: A Painful & Debilitating Neurological Movement Disorder

Dystonia is a very complex neurological disorder, characterized by involuntary muscle movement, and is one of the most common movement disorders together with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease....

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Movement Disorders: From Parkinson’s & Huntington’s to Dystonia & More

Movement disorders affect nearly one out of every ten Canadians. In some way, shape or form, many of us are struggling with a movement disorder. But what exactly is defined as a movement disorder? Wha...

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Day in the Life: Advanced Concussion Clinic in Ottawa

What’s does a typical day look like at an advanced concussion clinic in Ottawa? That’s a really nice question that we get from patients and visitors alike from time to time. The truth is, there are fe...

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Spinal Decompression Therapy: Modern, Non-Surgical Back Pain Treatment

Chronic back pain afflicts millions of Canadians. Bulging, herniated or degenerating discs in the spine end up being felt as back pain and/or neck pain, or even pain in the limbs. For many years, the ...

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Concussion Grades: How to Distinguish Degrees of Concussions

Have you ever heard the terms “Grade 1 concussion,” “Grade 2 concussion” or “Grade 3 concussion” before? Did you wonder what this “grade” refers to? Concussions are a complex and sometimes misundersto...