May 22, 2016

Can a 10 minute workout be as beneficial as a 45 minute workout?

A recent CBC article has created a lot of buzz lately. According to the article, short 20 second bursts of intense exercise can as beneficial as a moderate 45 minute workout. Bursts of exercise, when combined with a warm up and cool down period can improve your heart fitness by 20% over a 12 week period. It can also help with insulin sensitivity, reducing your chances of diabetes. These two […]
May 22, 2016

Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture Now Available!

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ayesha Qureshi will be joining our health team this month. Dr. Ayesha Qureshi, ND has a strong focus on nutritional counselling, nutraceuticals, botanical medicine and acupuncture. She also provides pain management treatment protocols that incorporates diet and lifestyle counselling, supplementation, trigger point release and acupuncture with electro-stimulation. She practices family medicine but her special interests include pain management and women’s health.   Dr […]
May 22, 2016

Sue’s journey to better health

We all want to be happy, healthy, and fit…but the “want to” and the “how to” is what usually gets in the way.  In January, I once again started the year of with the typical resolution of “wanting” to lose weight.  I joined a bootcamp and signed up for a challenge which included a full meal plan and workout regimen.  I found that the first 6 weeks I wanted to […]
May 22, 2016

It’s Concussion season, how can you prevent a concussion?

With the warm weather, comes an increase in sport activity. And with an increase in sport activity, we are seeing more sport related injuries in the clinic.  Concussions are unfortunately becoming more common; more than 23% of adolescents reported injuries to their head in the previous year. With more youth playing sports, the rate of concussions has been increasing. Concussions can occur more often in young children as the head […]