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12 Sep

Are you sick of being sick?

School is back in session, summer vacation has ended and we are spending less time in the sun. We are thrown back into the juggling act of work, school, extracurricular activities and more.

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25 Jan

Ingrown toenail….no walk in the park

Nothing can hurt quite like an ingrown toenail. Ask anyone who's ever had one. So what is an ingrown toenail exactly? It's a toenail that goes rogue and instead of growing straight, it becomes 'ingrown'.

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19 Sep

Red carpet ready skin…..it’s in your reach

The city is a buzz with the glitz and glam of the Toronto film festival in full effect. We have all watched the red carpets and though wow....their skin looks amazing, flawless.

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8 May

Is there a surgical procedure in your future? Manual Lymphatic Drainage can help

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a treatment that moves excess fluid out of the body, helping to stimulate and create a better functioning immune system.  By” draining” your lymphatic system, MLD assists in preparing your body for surgery, and maintaining good health.   If you are scheduled for a surgery, one to three MLD treatments […]

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23 Mar

3 Things to Help Slow Degenerative Disc and Osteoarthritis in the Spine

Step One: Stay active to slow the disc degeneration Though the pain associated with disc degeneration can be controlled, there will likely be some level pain experienced. It is important to stay active in order to preserve the functionality that exists. Exercise increases the flow of oxygen, blood and other nutrients back to the disc, […]

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20 Mar

Compression Garments to suit your Lifestyle

Compression therapy garments are often associated with post-surgery recovery or with elders suffering from circulation issues. However, this could not be further from the truth. A very diverse range of people from all ages and walks of life could benefit from the added support compression therapy provides.   Discomfort can hinder us from performing daily […]

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19 Mar

Let’s get Physical!

Let’s get active this year, not only for our hearts, stress levels and bones but to help reduce the risks of getting some types cancer. There is evidence that exercise can reduce the risk of colon and breast cancer.?? Exercise may protect against colon cancer and tumor (link is external) growth by balancing our energy […]

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12 Mar

Treat the body with your FEET

Did you know that low back pain can start with problems in the feet? The feet are our foundation and the building block of our posture. When things are not functioning properly in the feet then the body tries to compensate higher up the kinetic chain (which includes, knees, hips, spine, shoulders, neck and head). As those […]

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9 Mar

Headaches – Could Your Neck Be the Problem?

Did you know that the position of your head could affect your daily life? The further forward your head is, the more weight it puts on your neck and spine. It has been reported that forward head posture can add up to 30 pounds of leverage on the cervical spine (the neck), which can pull […]

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20 Feb

Chocolate – The sweet gift for your body

Chocolate Cacao trees cannot tolerate a temperature lower than 15 ??C (59 ??F). It is important to harvest the pods when they are fully ripe because if the pod is unripe, the beans will have low cocoa butter content, or there will be insufficient sugars in the white pulp for fermentation, resulting in a weak […]

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