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Dr. Kyle: Building Stronger Bones

When discussing bone health, we often talk about proper nutrition. Adequate vitamin D and calcium intake are usually recommended to enhance bone mineral density (BMD). What is not discussed as often is the role of exercise and weight training for increasing bone strength. A holistic approach looking at what we put IN our body as […]

| April 18th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: What You Need to Know About Going to a Chiropractor

The chiropractor. A lot of people swear by chiropractic treatments as the only way they get relief from back pain, neck pain, headaches, and a host of joint problems. Others aren’t so sure about this holistic wellness discipline. Regardless of what camp you’re in, allow us to demystify this type of care for you. Chiropractors […]

| April 16th 2019

Rick’s Coffee-Toffee Banana Bread

Bananas are an excellent source of vitamins, fibre, and Potassium! Ingredients: 3 Cups mashed bananas 1 ½ Cups brewed coffee 6 Cups flour 6 Tsp baking powder 1 ½ Tsp baking soda 1 ½ Tsp salt (use less if you are using salted butter) 1 ½ Tsp nutmeg 1 ½ Cups unsalted butter melted and […]

| April 13th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: How Much do You Really Need to Walk to Shed The Pounds?

Regardless of age or fitness level, a dedicated walking program coupled with proper nutrition can be an excellent way to lose weight. To do it right and reach your goals, you’ll need to make sure you’re walking far enough, at the right intensity and paying attention to your diet. Here’s what you need to know and how to get started: WALKING DURATION […]

| April 8th 2019

Dr. Kyle: Manipulation and Mobilization for Neck Pain

An estimated 66% of the population will suffer from neck pain in their lifetime (1). Neck pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions treated by healthcare professionals. Often patients will report pain due to sleeping awkwardly, turning their head too fast, or reaching for something overhead. Whatever the mechanism, neck pain accounts for […]

| April 3rd 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: Do This Daily For a Healthy Spine

If you’ve ever hurt your lower back, you know how much it can affect your life. Whether you’re getting up from a chair, carrying groceries or hoisting a barbell overhead, your lower back is involved in nearly every movement. While lower back injuries should be treated with the help of a doctor or physical therapist, […]

| March 30th 2019

Dr. Kyle: The Facts On Foam Rolling

Foam rolling or self-myofascial release is a common technique that is used to reduce the sensation of muscle soreness. It is most often performed by placing a foam roller on the ground and rolling a particular muscle out using your bodyweight to compress the tissue. This has been used extensively in the past decade as […]

| March 28th 2019

Rick Shares: Fibromyalgia is not all in your head, new research confirms

Researchers discover a rational source of pain in the skin of patients with fibromyalgia INTEGRATED TISSUE DYNAMICS (INTIDYN)SHARE PRINT E-MAIL [June 17, 2013, Rensselaer, NY] – Fibromyalgia, a painful condition affecting approximately 10 million people in the U.S., is not imaginary after all, as some doctors have believed. A discovery, published this month in PAIN MEDICINE (the journal of […]

| March 25th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: 8 Bad Habits That Kill Your Metabolism

You may already suspect your metabolism slows as you age. According to research published in the Public Health Nutrition journal, you’re right. In a review of data on energy expenditure, researchers found simply getting older is associated with progressive declines in basal metabolic rate. On top of that, there are many daily habits that can […]

| March 22nd 2019

Dr. Laura: Dairy and hormone based cancers

There are mixed reviews on dairy consumption in hormone based cancers.  Fortunate for Canadians, their milk supply is protected from added hormones, where the US supply is not. If you go for organic, is it better? Organic dairy is GMO-free which should technically then be free of hormone mimickers like organophosphate and glyphosate. Is this […]

| March 21st 2019