Category Archives : Pain Relief

Marillea Yu

4 Reasons to Reconsider Your Antacids

When the pain and discomfort of indigestion or heartburn strike, many people reach for the over-the-counter antacid (i.e. TUMS, Maalox, etc.) or are prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPI) or H2-antagonists to reduce the production of gastric acid. As a Naturopathic Doctor, I know that digestion is the basis of health, and medication that alters the […]

Are BackPacks Attacking Your Back?

Research shows that backpacks may actually be harming you. It’s pretty difficult to get through school without a backpack. Students of all ages, shapes and sizes use backpacks to carry their books, lunches, laptops and whatever else they can squeeze in them. Over weighted and poorly fitted backpacks can cause injuries. Did you know that […]

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Registered Massage Therapy

What is a Registered Massage Therapist?

Massage therapy is a regulated health profession in Ontario and as such, massage therapy should be performed by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). A Registered Massage Therapist is an individual who has: Completed competency-based education at educational institutions recognized by the Government of Ontario; Studied anatomy, physiology, pathology, physical assessment, neurology, treatments, ethics and other […]

Bowen Therapy

Bowen Therapy – What it is and why it works If you suffer from persistent pain or a frustrating ailment, perhaps it’s time to look at a more natural treatment route. Bowen Therapy is a gentle, soothing and restorative treatment that has a wide range of applications. According to Bowen Canada, the list of conditions […]

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