Have you been curious to see what our wellness services are all about? Maybe you’ve felt like chiropractic, physiotherapy, and counselling etc. are reserved for those in the worst of situations. Maybe you’ve felt like your dysfunction is normal and therefore you should just suck it up. Keep reading if this sounds like you!
How can you start to trust that your body was designed to have a baby? To love your body that is going to give you this amazing human life made in your likeness?
Nowadays, the fitness and physiotherapy world have oversimplified the reason for any and every musculoskeletal pain we experience. “Your muscles are tight because you don’t stretch enough.” It is true that a lack of flexibility can be a cause of injury and pain, but so can too much flexibility. Are your muscles over-engaged or disengaged? Read Mike’s blog to learn more!
We all have a vagus nerve that runs throughout our body from our brain to our gut. It is one nerve but it is so powerful when it comes to how we feel in our bodies and how our body works to regulate our nervous system.
Dr. Elena Zarifis , ND’s extra certification in Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture allows her to provide her patients with the opportunity to practice self care, and a natural alternative to common cosmetic procedures that are sought after by many when trying to achieve a glowing , plump and youthful complexion and addressing fine lines.
The last Wednesday in September is Rowan’s Law Day, to honour the memory of Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old high school rugby player from Ottawa who died tragically in 2013 from a condition known as “second impact syndrome”. In this blog, our Physiotherapist Maryann Fabrizio discusses concussions and concussion safety.
One of the biggest concerns my pregnant patients have is the position of their baby in-utero. In fact, this is one of the main reasons we get so many referrals from midwifery clinics. This is a valid concern as every pregnant woman knows that proper positioning of their baby in-utero is directly related to better birth outcomes….. read more
Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation. This treatment protocol has been used for over four decades by healthcare professionals, trainers, athletes, and lay people alike to treat acute injuries. But what does the research say? Is this an appropriate method to treat acute tissue injuries?
Leaving out complicating factors like significant trauma, or medical diagnoses, here are my thoughts on anxiety. A couple paraphrased quotes to get you on the right page when it comes to managing anxiety: “spend 95% of your time understanding the problem, and you’ll only need 5% of the time to solve it”, and, “you cannot solve your problems with the same thinking you used when you created them”.
As a mother to two naturally wild and free children and a health care provider with 16 years dedication to paediatrics in her Naturopathic practice, Dr. Carly ND believes having a healthy and supportive relationship with your child’s doctor is critical to fostering whole body wellness.