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Under the Knife: Ways to avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

By Christina Prevett | August 24, 2016

When the arthritis pain gets bad – a knee replacement seems like the logical next step right? WRONG! When arthritis in the knee gets to be severe and limiting in your day-to-day life, you will likely be referred to an orthopedic surgeon. It is there you start talking about your options. But that is often just […]

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FAQ 005: Does running cause arthritis?

By Christina Prevett | August 22, 2016

Some people worry about running because they’re afraid it will wear on their joints. The direct answer is no it doesn’t cause arthritis. But having an injury to the knee and then running can make it worse! Weigh the pros and cons when considering what you are doing for your exercise routine! Check back in […]

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Getting Out from Under the Rain Cloud: 4 ways to Exercise when Your Mood is Low

By Christina Prevett | August 18, 2016

Over the last several decades, a tremendous amount of work has gone into reducing the stigma around mental illness. This is a topic near and dear to my heart as mental illness has affected my family and I am very aware of my own mood because of the family history. Depression generally refers to a […]

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Conquering Arthritis

By Nick Prevett | August 17, 2016

Learn how you can conquer and gain control over the pain of arthritis in this 12 week program!   Sign up at www.staveoff.ca/arthritis

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New You

By Nick Prevett | August 17, 2016

Over the 6 weeks, we give you a kick start with a 3x week exercise program, advice on nutrition, weight measurements and accountability partners. This WOMEN only challenge gives you the support and encouragement you need to get started on a healthier path. With a team that includes physiotherapy and kinesiology, you’re in good hands […]

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FAQ 004: What is arthritis?

By Christina Prevett | August 16, 2016

We talk about arthritis all of the time but did you know that arthritis describes different types of conditions? Check out our latest FAQ!

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