Our order desk will close at 12:00 Noon EST on December 24th and December 31st. We will be closed December 25, December 28 and January 1st. As always, orders can be place when it is convenient for you via our online store at www.hipsaver.ca and www.dermasaver.ca. Orders can also be faxed to 519-235-3287 or emailed … Continue reading
Category Archives: General Health News
Yoga potentially detrimental to hip health?
According to a report in CBC news today, yoga practioners, and particularly those who have practiced for a long time, may suffer hip injuries. Riki Richter, a yoga teacher for 14 years, says, “women complain of hip pain after yoga classes, often those who are “hypermobile” with ligaments that are much looser than average. Its … Continue reading
The thoughts and prayers of all of us at HipSaver/DermaSaver/HeadSaver Canada are with our customers and friends in Calgary, High River and throughout southern Alberta. Be safe today and in the days ahead.
The All Too Common Story of a Fall
This past week the Toronto Star published Jean Campbell’s story beginning with her independent life in Lawrence Park and moving through the events leading to her passing. You’ll recognize the story – winter ice, broken wrists, refusal to wear hip protectors. loss of independence. As we approach another winter it is my hope that families … Continue reading
CANADIAN Hip Protector Evaluation
Clinical studies and evaluative reports on hip protectors are widely available from sources in the U.S. and, most recently, Israel (http://www.jamda.com/article/S1525-8610(07)00510-5/abstract) along with several other countries but seldom do they originate in Canada. Today we are shouting from the rooftops about a May 2008 report from the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health … Continue reading