Last month I discovered that I had serious stress-management issues while getting ready for work every morning. I would roll out of bed at the last possible second, and spend the time that I had left hurrying around with no time to eat breakfast. I would run out of the house with my coat undone…

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I recently found a lovely concept for a family physio centre here in Ottawa. Haley Rehab, located in Nepean, is a warm and inviting place for the whole family. I discovered Haley Rehab because my sister-in-law is a cancer survivor and it was recommended by her oncologist. Along with her standard medical check-ups, she visits…

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Haley Rehab, in the west end of Ottawa, is an ideal family physio centre. They offer a wide range of services including physiotherapy, massage therapy and acupuncture. Haley Rehab offers early and evening appointments, making it a perfect family physio centre at which to book an appointment that fits in with the rest of your…

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Lymphedema is a common side effect of many cancer treatments and is often the result of damage or the removal of your lymph nodes. Surgery and/or radiation treatment can damage your lymphatic system, leaving you at risk for lymphedema. How do the lymph nodes work? You often hear about your lymph nodes when talking to…

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Lymphedema affects tissue health, how your body fights an infection, and how it heals a wound. Because of this, it’s important to keep lymphedema in check and to treat any wound you may get carefully and promptly. What is lymphedema? Some people are born with a faulty lymphatic system, and may thus develop lymphedema (primary…

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