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We have been waiting a long-time to share this milestone with our community. March 31st, 2021 will mark our ten year anniversary serving our patients! It has been an incredible journey, and we hope to continue serving for many years to come! Originally we had planned to celebrate this milestone in person with our neighbourhood,…

I had a patient come in to the clinic a few weeks ago, and we started discussing about the challenges with maintaining a work/life balance while working from home. She mentioned how her work has taken over her home, with boxes of files now accenting her furniture. Her work area transitions between the dining table,…

https://youtu.be/UuLq00BoZeg Working at a computer for long periods of time can cause neck, shoulder and upper back pain. Here are six simple exercises you can do at your computer right now!  1. Shoulder Rolls: Roll your shoulders in a circle, pulling them forwards, up, back and down. Imagine you are moving them around a clock…

A recent study in the November 2020 edition of Pain Medicine investigated the benefits of dry needing with a four week exercise for the management of low back pain, compared to exercise-only pain management. The study found that acupuncture (dry-needling) in combination with exercises helped alleviate back pain signifanctly compared to exercises only. Fore more…

You will never want to eat frozen veggie burgers again. These are so easy, and you’ll be proud to have created such a vegetarian delight. Prep:15 mins Cook:20 mins Total:35 mins Servings:4 Yield:4 patties Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed  ½ green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces  ½ onion,…

According to the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) 2017 report, All Pain, No Gain: Shining a Light on Canada’s Back Pain and Opioid Crisis, almost 90 per cent of Canadians have experienced muscle and/or joint pain in the last year, the most common being back pain and headache. Pain affects the way people work, play and…

Here are four fitness motivators to help you get started: 1. Have a distraction Research studies show that people who have a distraction are more likely to stick with a fitness activity than people who don’t. Brisk walking outdoors provides its own distractions. The scenery and street activity will keep your senses occupied, while your…

By Dr Malik Yes you read that correctly! Walking is a great way to burn calories and reduce excess fat storage in the body. It’s a simple exercise that can improve your cardiovascular health, manage weight loss, prevent diabetes and improve mental cognition.  How does walking burn fat? One would expect that the body would…

Shrimp scampi is a classic, but decadent dish typically made with lots of butter and served over high-carb pasta or white rice. This version lightens things up a bit and is quick and easy enough for a weeknight meal.   Ingredients 16 large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1…

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