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Oxygen Debt: How Medical Ozone Can Rejuvenate You

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

Why Do We Breathe Oxygen? The main goal is to produce energy so your body can perform the millions of functions it does every day and you can stay alive. Specifically, in your body, oxygen and sugar are used to make energy (ATP), carbon dioxide (CO2), and water. There are many steps to this process. The crucial part of this ...

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Ever Wondered Why You’re So Tired?

By |July 4th, 2019|Categories: Health Education|Tags: , |

Feeling tired all the time? The stressors in your everyday life do not necessarily help you constantly feel vitalized. However, there is more to just not getting enough sleep, nutrition, and stress that makes you feel tired. In this post, we are going to uncover some of the physical reasons as to why you might be feeling fatigued. Here are ...

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Our Community Partner: Advance Concussion Clinic

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , , |

Where did the idea of the business come from and when? The business was founded in 2013 by Dr. Cirelle Rosenblatt, the Clinic’s Founder and Clinical Director. It was based on a growing recognition of the need for British Columbia to mobilize and act on the silent epidemic of concussion.  What kind of things do you do to further your ...

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Understanding Concussions and Your Brain Health

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Concussions can take a toll on our brain health at any age. A concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or body with an impulsive force transmitted to the head which impairs neurologic function. While this may be physically seen in terms of a loss of functioning, it does ...

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How To Get To The Root Of Your Unique Self-Care Needs

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , |

Self- Care seems to be quite the catch phrase these days. In our faced paced world of distractions and continually being available to connect with others on our phones, through social media, or via email, our “me” time has become more and more limited.  Our “self-care” strategies are a search to create a sense of inner calm and peace. Temporary ...

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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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