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Cupping: What is it & how does it work

Cupping: What is it & how does it work

Posted Dec 14th, 2018

Cupping may seem new, since it is finally making its way into mainstream media, noted with media coverage of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics (Michael Phelps’ circular bruises). However, its first recorded practice was in...

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Holiday Seitan (Vegan) Roast

Holiday Seitan (Vegan) Roast

Posted Dec 11th, 2018

Have you recently changed your dietary habits?  Gone Vegan?  Hosting Holiday festivities and meal this year?  Not sure what to serve your vegan guests?  

What is Seitan?  Is it healthy?  


Our registered...

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Understanding Scar Tissue & How to Help Healing

Understanding Scar Tissue & How to Help Healing

Posted Dec 7th, 2018

Did you ever think a cause for lingering shoulder pain could be an old scar, such as from an appendix removal?

Well it could …  just like that childhood song “Dem Bones” (you hip bone’s connected...

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Understanding Arthritis

Understanding Arthritis

Posted Nov 30th, 2018

Quick Facts

  • Arthritis (arthro = joint, itis = inflammation) is a term used to describe and group chronic conditions characterized by inflammation in the joints and other body regions.
  • There are around 200...

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Understanding Chronic Pain

Understanding Chronic Pain

Posted Nov 23rd, 2018

We have all experience pain at some point in our lives, but have you ever wondered what pain is, how we come to feel it?  The key link and element is your brain!  Your brain is your message processing centre, but can...

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Yearly Health Insurance: Use it or lose it

Posted Nov 16th, 2018

We’re coming near the end of 2018, and for many individual’s extended health benefits insurance renewal date is December 31st.   Do you take advantage of allied health services covered under your plan?...

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How Much Fruit is Too Much?

How Much Fruit is Too Much?

Posted Nov 9th, 2018

Did you ever think there could be such a thing as too much fruit, or that we would be debating whether fruit should be part of a diet?  We are told to eat natural, organic, non-processed, and that we should eat more fruits &...

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Understanding Whiplash

Understanding Whiplash

Posted Nov 2nd, 2018

What is Whiplash?

Whiplash is an injury to the neck as a result of an acceleration-deceleration mechanism. This can result in bony or soft tissue damage to the structures in and around your cervical spine (neck).

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Organ Prolapse

Organ Prolapse

Posted Oct 26th, 2018

What is it?

A prolapsed organ is when a pelvic organ drops from its original place and ends up pushing against or into the walls of the vagina. The organs at fault are the bladder, uterus and/or rectum.

How Does...

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Injury Spotlight: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Injury Spotlight: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted Oct 19th, 2018

Quick Facts

  • Symptoms often start at night, as most people sleep with bent wrists.
  • Don’t normally feel symptoms in the pinky finger, due to the nerve distribution pattern of the hand.
  • The carpal...

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