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We hope you will take a moment to browse through our site, read some of the articles written by Dr. Roussel and tell us what you think. While you're doing this Dr. Roussel and his team want you to know that if you choose to use any of our services, we will always listen carefully to your concerns, address them in a timely manner and do our very best to help you overcome your health related issues. If you're not sure if your particular … [Read more...]

Do you have low back pain?

Back pain is the number one health problem facing the work force in Canada today.   Eighty per cent of the population between the ages of 30 to 50 will suffer from low back pain at some time during their lives.  A significant portion of those who suffer a first time episode will go on to have chronic low back problems.   Low back pain can be divided into two main types: mechanical type pain and compressive type … [Read more...]

Morning Aches and Pains? Check Your Pillow

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Many people wake up with neck pain, tingling in their arms or hands, or headaches. Most people blame their stress level on this type of problem—-specifically on psychological stress. It may have something to do with stress; however, if it does, it’s probably physical stress. Take a look at your sleeping position, including the pillow you use. Do you sleep on your stomach, back or side? Research shows stomach sleepers have greater … [Read more...]

Prevention Measures to Combat Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a loss of bone minerals, density and bone strength, particularly of the spine and long bones of the arms and legs.  It is a common problem in menopausal women.  It can be a difficult problem to diagnose and regular x-rays are not that sensitive as they will reveal bone loss only after about 30 percent of the mineral content has been lost.  women should be aware of early signs such as periodontal disease, changes in the … [Read more...]

Is it weight gain or a temporary retention?

Sometimes the weight you appear to be gaining may be nothing more than simple bloating.   If you've ever awoke in the morning and appear to have put on four or five pounds overnight then take heart.  Real weight gain takes longer than that and doesn't appear as puffiness in your stomach, fingers or feet.  Excess gas or fluids can accumulate in your system mostly because of gastrointestinal problems or normal hormonal fluctuations.  … [Read more...]