February 23, 2016

Meet Iwona our new Registered Massage Therapist!

Iwona is a graduate of Canadian College of Massage Therapy. She has spent multiple years in the health field working as a Physiotherapist Assistamt and Occupational Therapist Assistant. She specializes in implementing a variety of relaxation techniques, hydrotherapy,trigger point therapy and deep tissue techniques to release muscle tissue. Iwona strongly believes in massage as a viable modality for enhancing overall health and well being. She truly enjoys her work more […]
February 23, 2016

5 Reasons You Should Be Taking Vitamin D

Nearly 73% of Canadians takes some form of natural supplements. Among the many supplements that are taken1 each year, one of the most important  is Vitamin D. Vitamin D is well known as an essential nutrient for bone and joint health. People who are deficient in Vitamin D can suffer from serious bone and joint problems. In addition to this, there are five more reasons you should be taking Vitamin […]
February 23, 2016

The Benefits of Good Posture

Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying but they’re not wrong. Your posture is the foundation for every movement your body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to stressors. Murat Dalkilinç gives the pros of good posture in this short TED Ed video:  
February 23, 2016

Joint Popping and Knuckle Cracking – what’s all the noise about?

It is a question I get asked frequently at the clinic, why do my joints pop? To understand why joints pop, we first need to review the structure of the joints. By definition a joint is where two bones connect. Between the joints there is synovial fluid. Within this fluid there are dissolved gases such as oxygen and carbon dioxide. When the joint is stretched the gas bubbles collapse which […]