The Problem of Chronic Pain in Canada Blog Post - Pain and Wellness Center

The Problem Of Chronic Pain In Canada

Chronic pain of one sort or another affects approximately 1 in 3-4 Canadians. In raw numbers this means 3-4 million people in Ontario alone and 9-12 million people across the nation. Chronis pain is no “small business”. The term “chronic” means pain that is present daily or very often, for ...
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Intravenous Vitamin Therapy for Health Blog Post - Pain and Wellness Center

Intravenous Vitamin Therapy For Health

Vitamins and minerals are the raw materials that allow our cells to function properly. Without them cells would not be able to produce enough energy for normal processes, repair damage and replicate DNA. Ideally we can get these essential nutrients through our diet but often, despite our best efforts we ...
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I Can't Talk But I Can Feel Blog Post - Pain and Wellness Center

I Can’t Talk But I Can Feel

An administrator in the hospital called me on the phone quite distraught. Her father with Alzheimer’s was residing in a nursing home. While he was forgetful, he was quite self sufficient in personal care, pleasant and well interacting with the family who visited often. That is, until he was diagnosed ...
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Is Vitamin D the Missing Link Blog Post - Pain & Wellness Center

Is Vitamin D The Missing Link In Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is one of the most common health concern for which people seek medical treatment. Research suggests that up to 50% of the population may be suffering from some kind of chronic pain, with back pain being the most common.1 There are number of possible causes such as diet, ...
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Long Winding Road to Pain Relief Blog Post - Pain and Wellness Center

Long Winding Road To Pain Relief

Mr. J. an 89 year old gentleman, bright and well educated, saw me 3 years ago, on the desperate plea of his son and daughter. Dad had developed a painful condition in his left lower leg with sharp jabs of knife-like and burning pain and bouts of uncomfortable pins and ...
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Nutrients: When Is Diet Not Enough

We live in a world of calorie dense but nutrient poor foods. Do to over farming and poor agricultural practices many vegetables, fruits and grains have lower amounts of minerals and vitamins then they had in the past. While the trend is moving toward organic and whole food options the ...
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Strange Things About Chronic Pain

Acute pain is kind of straightforward. For example, when you break a bone it hurts. Once the fracture is stabilized in a cast, the pain stops. We can also understand why a chronic injury like bad knee arthritis or a permanently damaged nerve can hurt for long. Chronic pain, however, ...
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Magnesium: Are You Deficient in This Essential, Pain Fighting Mineral?

Magnesium is a supplement that is very well known for its benefits through out the natural health community. It is involved in over 300 biochemical processes in the body. One of its most important functions is that it plays a key role in producing energy. This makes it vitality important ...
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Another PWC Success Story

A 38 year old carpenter had his hand caught in a machine in February 2014 and suffered amputation of most of his right hand fingers. Three months later he attempted suicide by hanging himself because of intractable pain, saved by the neighbour who heard his barking dog. He walks by ...
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Nutrients: When Diet Isn't Enough Blog Post - Pain and Wellness Center

Addressing The Metabolic Aspects of Concussions With Nutrition And Natural Compounds

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions are generating greater medical and research interest as public awareness grows, especially in the impact on younger and more vulnerable populations. An explosion of recent research has uncovered some of the underlying pathways involved in TBI and concussions. While one complete theory has yet ...
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