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DOORS: There are more than just the ones that close

DOORS: There are more than just the ones that close

Doors are quite interesting. They are gateways that allow us access to one space from another. When closed, they can offer us a sense of security, protection, or maybe restriction. I’m going to focus on the restriction piece today.

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Laser Therapy

Laser Therapy

The term “laser” is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Now, hearing that might make you think that lasers are dangerous, but this is not entirely true. A laser is simply just a device that produces light. Through science and technological innovation, we have been able to harness the power of light and use it towards the treatment of various conditions.

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Cognition and the Benefits of Cognitive Testing

Cognition and the Benefits of Cognitive Testing

Cognition is defined as “the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.” Just like other aspects of our health, such as diet, fitness, and psychological wellbeing, taking care of how we think is very important. As we age, it is fairly normal to receive testing to screen for any conditions that can cause cognitive impairments, such as dementia.

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Long COVID: Self-Management Strategies

Long COVID: Self-Management Strategies

Long COVID is something that is emerging as a serious health issue for many people across the world. The symptoms vary, but among the most reported are severe fatigue, headaches, anxiety or depression, brain fog and in some cases, a shortness of breath. Researchers have been hard at work trying to find a pattern in the symptoms and a way to treat it.

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Fix Me

Fix Me

The “fix me” or “fix this” mentality is incredibly natural and understandable. It serves a purpose in the sense that it can drive us to make certain decisions and actions that can lead to change. However, it can also be detrimental to one’s recovery, if left unchecked.

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Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain

Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain impacts the lives of 7.63 million people in Canada (Government of Canada, 2020). Yet, chronic pain is misunderstood by many people, and the treatment of it can be a confusing and frustrating journey. Understanding why pain persists and learning ways to self-manage pain can be extremely empowering for those who live with it.

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