Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are the most common types of headaches and they can be effectively treated. In fact, tension headaches are one of the most common conditions that bring patients into our clinic looking for treatment and relief. Tension headaches can be very impactful...
PERIODS 101

PERIODS 101

Period problems are a common concern among the women I see in practice, and I often find that women have a lot of questions about “regular” menstrual cycles. Periods are also seen as an inconvenience to many women. Let’s talk about your monthly cycle! In December...
PCOS: It’s not your fault!

PCOS: It’s not your fault!

What is PCOS? PCOS is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, previously known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, named after the two American gynecologists who discovered it in 1935. It’s a common hormonal disorder affecting nearly 6-10% of women in their reproductive years (1)....
Canada’s New Food Guide 2019

Canada’s New Food Guide 2019

Canada’s New Food Guide 2019 and even a tiny bit of exercise for a healthy heart. Canada’s New Food Guide came out in time for Heart Health Month Canada’s Food Guide web site is actually worth going to. It’s fun to navigate (you can click on...
Watching Your Posture With Technology

Watching Your Posture With Technology

Watch your Posture! As technologies have advanced, so has our ways of doing work, communicating with others, our habits and past times. However, our handheld devices can cause injury to our spines if not used with care. Did you know that bending your head to look at...
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

This time of year, the theme of giving thanks is prevalent no matter where you look. Home décor, cards, commercials and conversations echo the notion of “Giving Thanks’ or ‘Being Thankful”. But, what does that actually mean when put into practice though? How can one...
Backpack Safety

Backpack Safety

Back to school time can be an exciting time, but there are some things that you need to think about while getting ready for the new school year. Did you know that more than 50 percent of young people experience at least one episode of low back pain by their teenage...
July Is UV Safety Month

July Is UV Safety Month

After 6 months of bitter cold and long winter months, it seems that the summer weather we have all been waiting for is finally here!  Walking around in shorts and sandals is a very nice change from being all bundled up head to toe in long coats, hats and scarves....
The Back Mechanic

The Back Mechanic

Do you experience back pain?   I recently read a book that I would highly recommend! Back Mechanic, The Step by Step McGill Method to Fix Back Pain, by Stuart McGill. Actually, even if you have not experienced back pain, I would highly recommend that you read this...
The Key to Health

The Key to Health

Stress management – The key to health Do you have a busy life? Is it ‘normal’ to be essentially running as soon as you step out of bed? Getting the kids to school, getting yourself to work or to doing errands, and then activities in the evening, preparing meals...