treating chronic inflammation

Reduce Chronic Inflammation & Be Healthier – Part 1: Understanding Inflammation

It’s a bit of an odd situation; maybe even a little ironic. If you look at Active Health’s list of Services, you see that most of them can be used to treat inflammation. Where’s the irony in that? Well, inflammation is actually a symptom of your body’s system of self-defense against a number of perceived…

At home workout

How to Get Your Body Ready for Spring

Last year around this time, we told you about how to avoid sports and exercise injuries in the spring. The reason we did is because we see a notable increase in our clients reporting even minor injuries in the spring. And they are often due to getting back into their warm-weather activates before their bodies…

Dog joint massage

How to Relieve Your Dog’s Joint and/or Arthritic Pain

We humans aren’t the only ones who can benefit from physiotherapy and massage therapy for the treatment of pain. If you’re a dog owner, you know how heart-wrenching it is to see your pet painfully walking up stairs, or not exercising as much as he or she should, or wants to, because it’s too painful….

corporate wellness programs

4 Benefits of a Corporate Wellness Program

More and more businesses, even beyond the Fortune 500s who are famous for them, are investing in wellness programs for their employees. And the reasons are obvious. A healthier workforce means fewer sick days, increased productivity and a better bottom line. Sometimes known as office wellness or workplace wellness programs, corporate wellness initiatives include almost…

Active Health Centre Launches New Website

Leading health clinic’s new site focused on helping patients quickly and easily find the information and services they need. Markham, Ontario (February 02, 2017): Active Health Centre (AHC), a leading health clinic in Markham, Ontario, is pleased to announce the launch of their new website at activehealthcentre.com. Designed on the WordPress platform, the site uses…

Benefits of a Corporate Wellness Program

4 Benefits of a Corporate Wellness Program

More and more businesses, even beyond the Fortune 500s who are famous for them, are investing in wellness programs for their employees. And the reasons are obvious. A healthier workforce means fewer sick days, increased productivity and a better bottom line. Sometimes known as office wellness or workplace wellness programs, corporate wellness initiatives include almost…

Yoga class

How to Relieve Pain Without Pain Relievers

Believe it or not, a basic form of aspirin has been in use as a pain reliever for over 2,000 years. Hippocrates was among the first physicians to write about the medicinal properties of willow tree leaves and bark, which was used at the time to remedy aches and fever. The leaves and bark contain…

Physical Therapy

3 Reasons for Getting Physical Therapy When You Don’t ‘Need’ It

Maybe this post shouldn’t be about why you should get physical therapy even when you’re not in pain, but about not letting stereotypes about treatment modalities get in the way of you enjoying their benefit. If you asked anyone when you should get physical therapy, just about all of them would say something like: after…

Staying healthy throughout the winter

How to Stay Healthy this Winter

All it takes is the shorter, darker days to get you feeling a little down in winter – not to mention dealing with freezing temperatures and the ice and snow that comes with them. But you don’t have to let winter literally get you down by suffering cold and flu symptoms. There are a number…