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Chronic Pain Treatment with MyoActivation

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|

What is MyoActivation? MyoActivation is a trigger point injection method that starts by identifying problems in the body’s myofascial system which can be caused by scars from injury or surgery, imbalances from overuse and many other reasons. What is the myofascial system? Simply put, it is the muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that are bathed in a lubricating ...

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5 Tips to Naturally Increase Testosterone Levels

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , , |

How do you know if you have enough testosterone? The most common presentation of low testosterone (or at least the one most men seem to pay most attention to) is low libido. While there are many different reasons for having a low libido such as physical, psychological and relationship related stressors or imbalances, low testosterone can be the culprit. As ...

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How to Protect Your Prostate from Enlargement and Cancer

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|

Are you having difficulty peeing or getting an erection? It’s a good chance that your prostate is the cause. The prostate really needs to come with a lifetime warranty. However, the prostate tends to enlarge as we age, and is prone to prostate cancer. In Canada, 1 in 7 men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime and 1 in ...

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Our Community Partner: Learning Disabilities Society

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|

The Learning Disabilities Society (LDS), is a research-based, non-profit organization that has been servicing children and families in our community for over 50 years. In partnership with the University of British Columbia LDS provides research-based individualized instruction and progress monitoring for children with Learning Disabilities (LD), in addition to family support and advocacy work. As a non-profit, we believe that all children ...

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Osteopathy- How It Can Help Your Mental Health?

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Osteopathy is a hands-on therapy that aims to find and fix the physical imbalances of the body that can potentially trigger a vast sort of symptoms, including healing some of our emotional and mental health concerns. Mental health is a generic term that is defined by the World Health Organization as “a state of well-being in which every individual realizes ...

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Your Best Summer Skincare Tips From The Inside Out!

By |May 17th, 2019|Categories: Health Education|Tags: , , |

Summer is just around the corner with temperatures rising and the sun shining. With more time spent outdoors, We are at risk of skin damage from prolonged UV exposure. The sun can be aesthetically damaging causing premature wrinkles, or worse, increasing our risk of skin cancer. Damage can occur in as little as 15 minutes without proper protection. There are ...

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