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Your Health Matters – Why do I feel dizzy after a deep massage?

  Bill: Is it normal to be dizzy after deep tissue? No, it’s not normal to be dizzy after deep tissue. However, if you have been lying face down on a treatment bed for thirty minutes or an hour, it’s not an uncommon for people to have postural hypotension or low-blood pressure as they move […]

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Your Health Matters – What is Clinical Myotherapy?

  Bill: Myotherapists are clinicians, aren’t they? Steve: There are a lot of clinicians out there. Myotherapists are clinicians. But if you go back to the Greek or Latin “myo” meaning muscle. Therapy, meaning therapy. It’s someone who works with muscles in a therapeutic sense. So there’s someone who essentially has some clinical diagnostic skills. […]

What is the difference between Dry Needling and Wet Needling?

Your Health Matters – What is the difference between Dry Needling and Wet Needling?

  Bill: Dry needling and wet needling. Dry needling is essentially using a dry needle which is generally an acupuncture needle or a very fine filament. Wet needling is when we inject something through the needle like a cortisone injection, or you know, an injection that a doctor might give. So, dry needling is used […]

Your Health Matters – How strong is my back?

  Bill: How strong is my back?  Do you reckon back strength is important? Steve: I think it’s really important. Bill: Have you ever measured your lower back strength? Steve: I actually have measured my lower back strength. Bill: How did you do that, Steve? Steve: Well, I used the MedX. Bill: MedX machine? Steve: […]

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Your Health Matters – What is more important Pain or Function?

  Bill: What is more important? Pain or function?   Steve: Function. Bill: Why? Steve: Is that a trick question? Bill: Yeah. But you answered it. You got it. You nailed it. Steve: I have? That’s awesome. Bill: But now I’m going to ask you to show your workings like in that VCA Maths exam […]

Was Joseph Pilates a Physiotherapist - Your Health Matters

Your Health Matters – Was Joseph Pilates a Physiotherapist?

  Steve: No, Joseph Pilates was not a physiotherapist or physical therapist. Bill: Why is he so special? Steve: Because he decided to do something about his own sickness. His own own muscles. He, as a child, he had a parent who was a gymnast. His dad was a strong gymnast. He used some of […]

Are they an MD or DO | MHEALTH

Podiatrists – Are they an MD or DO?

Are you confused about whether a podiatrist is an MD or a DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)? This is a question that has crossed the mind of many people. In fact, podiatrists get asked this question all the time. Some people have even asked that if they are not an MD, then why would a […]

What is a Podiatrist | MHEALTH

What Does A Podiatrist Do

Your feet and ankles are very important parts of your body.  They provide you with the necessary support to help you get through your day and perform all of your daily activities.  If your ankle or feet are injured or are suffering from some sort of medical condition, it can reduce your mobility and not […]

What is a Podiatrist | MHEALTH

Do I Need A Podiatrist?

A podiatrist is a trained doctor who specializes in podiatric medicine. That is a branch of medicine that focuses on the health of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. They are often referred to as a foot and ankle surgeon because surgery is a common part of their job. One of the unique aspects of […]

Difference between Podiatrist & Chiropodist | MHEALTH

Understanding the Difference Between a Podiatrist and a Chiropodist

Do you have flat feet which cause you to skimp on the footwear you like most? Or perhaps you suffer from calluses, cracked heels, or athlete’s foot? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should definitely look for a foot doctor. After a quick online search, however, you find that a […]

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