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Getting to the CORE of the Problem By Meryl Da Costa

Posted September 28, 2016
Getting to the CORE of the Problem

If you have been to the gym or Physiotherapy or watched T.V. in the last few years you will have heard about “core exercises”. You may have also found yourself engaged in a conversation about the “core”. But do you have a good understanding of what the core is? The core ref... Read More...

A Parents Guide to Pokemon Go Safety By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 25, 2016
A Parents Guide to Pokemon Go Safety

 Pokemon Go is a craze that is sweeping the nation this summer and as a parent, chances are your kids are either playing it already or begging for you to download it. In a nutshell, this game uses your smartphone’s GPS and clock to make Pokemon appear around you so that you can catch them... Read More...

Hot Vs Cold and How To Soothe Those Aching Muscles By Meryl Da Costa

Posted August 19, 2016
Hot Vs Cold and How To Soothe Those Aching Muscles

Q: I have had many injuries and I was wondering when to use Heat vs. Cold? Meryl Da Costa: Good Question, prior to explaining when to use either I would first like to explain what each does. Heat increases blood flow to area which in turn delivers oxygen and nutrients to promote healing, it increas... Read More...

8 Fruits and Veggies You NEED to Put on Your BBQ This Summer By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 3, 2016
8 Fruits and Veggies You NEED to Put on Your BBQ This Summer

 Cauliflower A great source of vitamin C and K but it’s also low in calories and is a good source of fibre. Grilling eliminates that distinct smell that some find unappealing when boiling cauliflower and it brings out the taste in ways that may make you look twice at this cruciferous veg... Read More...

The Best Ways to Keep Kids Hydrated This Summer By Carolyn Eagle

Posted July 7, 2016
The Best Ways to Keep Kids Hydrated This Summer

 When you’re spending long days out in the sun there’s more to remember than just the sunscreen to keep your kids healthy. Because of their smaller body size, children are more prone to dehydration than adults and when they’re out running around, swimming, biking, and enjoying... Read More...

Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion By Carolyn Eagle

Posted June 29, 2016
Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion

Summer is upon us and with it, sunny days spent outside enjoying the weather. Because the warm weather is so short lived in so many parts of Canada, it’s easy to forget that extreme heat can be just as dangerous as extreme cold. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are real risks when the temperatu... Read More...

SEASONAL ALLERGIES AND KIDS HOW TO HELP THEM COPE By Carolyn Eagle

Posted June 17, 2016
SEASONAL ALLERGIES AND KIDS HOW TO HELP THEM COPE

 Spring and summer are times for spending time outside but if your child suffers from allergies, they can also be filled with runny noses, itchy, watery eyes, and sneezing. If your child suffers from spring and summer allergies, here are some easy tips to keep in mind to help ease their sufferi... Read More...