Archive: December 2016

20
Dec
2016

In a nutshell, what is the lymphatic system?

The Lymphatic system is one of our body’s systems, that functions parallel to the circulatory system and consists of lymph vessels, lymph nodes, and lymphoid tissues. The most important role of the lymphatic system is to absorb and transport large molecules (including protein and cellular debris) which are too large to be collected by veins […]

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11
Dec
2016

Cryotherapy for Anklylosing Spondylitis

In today’s blog I want to tell you a story of a delightful 15 year old who came to us a few months ago. He has been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, an autoimmune condition that affects all joints and organs and usually has disastrous consequences for the spine, causing increased inflammation, pain and reduced mobility. […]

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05
Dec
2016

Tips for good sun protection

Sun damage builds up over time. It is important to use sunscreen every day, even if it’s cloudy.  We’ve put together some tips for sun protection to take into consideration for the upcoming hot Summer months: Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB radiation. Make sure it is water resistant and […]

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