If you experience back pain, you are not alone. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons why people visit the doctor’s office. About 80% of the population in Canada will experience some sort of back pain. Sometimes it will even spread down one’s leg, although the pain in one’s back usually remains […]
A small puddle of water can cause a lot of damage… Our heroine, let’s call her Sarah, slipped in the bathroom and hit the back of her neck against the tub. That was two years ago. Ever since then she has gone to doctor after doctor trying to figure out what is wrong with her […]
You have decided to opt for holistic medicine but you’re not quite sure how to pick the right holistic doctor. We’re here to help! A holistic doctor is anyone that deals with natural, alternative, integrative, or complementary medicine. They include naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, homeopathic doctors, and osteopathic doctors.
Holistic medicine is also known as naturopathy, and deals with wellness and healing. It is not merely a treatment plan, it is also a philosophy and way of life. The entire person is considered in the process, which includes one’s mind, body, spirit, and emotions. As a result, treatment plans lead to optimal physical, mental, […]
First thing is first: what is Naturopathic Medicine? Naturopathic medicine is an alternative treatment that can enhance our well-being and keep our bodies happy and healthy without the use of prescription or non-prescription drugs. As such, it is even gentle enough for children and babies. Acupuncture, Bowen Therapy, hormone balancing treatments, detoxifications, and IV therapy […]
The scientific community generally agrees that approximately 60-70% of one’s body mass constitutes pure water. Though H2O unquestionably is ubiquitous in all aspects of daily life, staying hydrated and getting enough to drink is something about which we ought to be increasingly conscious.
Summer is now here and that means sometimes we over indulge! In this post, we look at wellness for your body and how we can indulge but then detoxify your body! Plenty of deliciously satisfying foods have surprising detox-friendly properties that will help you boost your energy levels and cleanse your body at the same time. The list of foods below is not only healthy and delicious, but should help your body rid itself of any impurities or toxins.
As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, we are looking at Ergonomic Consultation – a practice in which we focus on the safe and effective interaction between people and their environment – a.k.a Ergonomics. Essentially it is the science of matching the job to the worker and the product to the user. Most common facet of ergonomics involves the design of the office and it’s workstation, including the desk, computer and chair. However, ergonomics whether employees sit at a computer terminal, operate machinery, work in retail, or drive large trucks, they can benefit from the principles of ergonomics.
As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, this new series, we are looking at Traction – a common chiropractic technique that involves the prolonged stretching of joints and ligaments in an attempt to relieve neural pressure.
Are you suffering from foot, ankle or knee pain? Are you increasingly finding your joints are sore? If so, you are likely continually asking yourself: Do I need Orthotics?
Orthotics typically is known as a device to help align, straighten or support your feet. It truly is defined as a specialty within the medical field concerned with the design, manufacture and application of orthoses.