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Tamarah Nerreter

Tamarah Nerreter

M.S.
Physiotherapist
Surrey, BC
Q:

What can cause pelvic pain during pregnancy?

A:

The pelvis is like a bowl.  All around the pelvis, you have different muscles connecting and trying to provide stability. These muscles create part of a closure.  The other part of closure is created by ligaments. Due to the relaxin hormone in the body during pregnancy,

pelvic pain pregnancy

Pregnancy and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Dr. Graham Wong, VGH

Dr. Graham Wong, VGH

MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACC, Acute Cardiac Care, VGH
Cardiologist
Vancouver, BC
Q:

What lifestyle changes should I consider following a heart attack?

A:

Your physician will review the appropriate lifestyle changes you should implement following a heart attack, and these will depend on your medical condition. To compliment your medications following a heart attack, you may also be advised to make changes to your diet and activity patterns, as well as work to reduce stress.

older man exercising

What You Can Do To Help Prevent Heart Disease

Dr. Bassam Masri

Dr. Bassam Masri

MD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Vancouver, BC
Q:

How can an infection in the knee cause arthritis?

A:

If you have an infection in your knee, it can actually cause the cartilage to wear away at a faster rate than that of normal aging. With this degeneration of the cartilage, it allows arthritis to develop.

xray knee joints

Causes of Osteoarthritis of the Knee