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Like many people, I would bake and cook with aluminum foil. It is a great way to help avoid scrubbing pans after baking. However, what I didn’t know is that when cooking with foil, the aluminum can leach into your food which is bad for your health. Leafy vegetables and acidic foods such as tomatoes and…

If you have ever played a ball sport such as basketball, volleyball or baseball, you may have experienced mallet finger. When a ball hits a stretched finger, the finger gets jammed. This causes pain, swelling and discomfort when the affected finger is bent. Patients who are experiencing mallet finger will find it painful when straightening…

A healthy breakfast is a great way to start the morning and what is better than eggs benedict with hollandaise sauce? Smoked salmon eggs benedict with creamy dill caper sauce! This recipe will provide a healthier alternative to hollandaise sauce that we all seem to love, we hope you enjoy it! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup nonfat…

Chances are if you have been to our clinic you may have seen our electrical stimulation units we use to treat patients, such as the one shown here: Electrostimulation units are great at helping to relieve pain, decrease swelling and increase the healing rate of tissues. These units help treat various conditions and have helped…

The average commute time in Toronto has risen to 65.6 minutes, and as a result we are seeing more patients with back pain injuries caused by poor car ergonomics. Adjusting your car seat correctly can help reduce the pressure on your lower back and make your ride more comfortable. The ergonomics of sitting in a…

With the increase use of smartphones and tablets we are noticing that more patients are experiencing numbness and tingling into their fingers. These symptoms can be a sign of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The carpal tunnel is a small tunnel located within the wrist. This tunnel allows the passage of tendons, nerves and blood vessels to…

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…

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…

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