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Dr. Phil Shares: 10 of the Best (and Worst) Workout Buddy Types

rward… but there are more soulmates in your life than just your spouse. There’s your work husband/wife — that person in your office whom you tell everything. Then you have your book club bestie who loves the same characters and hates the same novels you do. And of course, your workout buddy — the one who […]

| October 2nd 2018

Comprehensive Food Sensitivity Testing in Guelph

Food Sensitivities Electro Dermal Screening (EDS) Food Sensitivity Testing is done in-house at Forward Health, at anytime Dr. Laura is available.  Please call reception to book your appointment for testing and follow-up today. If you are a new patient, Dr. Laura will need to see you first to evaluate the specifics of your individualized testing profile. […]

| October 2nd 2018

Concussion Management: What you need to know.

What is a concussion? A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that causes a temporary disturbance in brain cells. A concussion is sustained when there is a sudden acceleration or deceleration of the brain inside the skull. The most common cause of a concussion is a direct impact to the head. A significant hit elsewhere […]

| September 25th 2018

Tips to Improve Your Running

Do you want to run farther? Run faster? Or simply run with greater ease? These tips are for you!     Cadence • Try to run at a rate of 180steps/min. This will help decrease the force per stride on your knees, reduce risk of injury and minimize wear-and-tear on the joints. Mid-foot Strike • […]

| September 21st 2018

Rick’s Black Bean Quinoa Burgers!

These black bean quinoa burgers are packed with protein and fiber! Ingredients: 1 Can (540 ml) Black Beans 2 Cups Cooked Quinoa 1/2 Cup Shredded Cheese 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise 1/4 Cup Gluten Free Bread Crumbs 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion 1 Medium Carrot Shredded 3 tbsp Chopped Cilantro 1/2 tsp Salt 1 Clove Garlic Minced Instructions: […]

| September 19th 2018

Dr. Laura: Epstein Barr Virus Linked to Several AutoImmune Diseases

The Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) we know mostly as “mono” yields connections to several autoimmune diseases. Who Gets EBV? More than 90% of the world’s population is infected with EBV. The age of contraction varies and for many it lays dormant for years. Like other human herpes forms of virus (EBV is HHV4), it reactivates […]

| September 19th 2018

Rick’s Borscht Recipe

Beets are an excellent source of vitamins, fiber, folate and iron! Ingredients: 1 Onion chopped 1 lb. Beets peeled and chopped 2 Stalks of Celery chopped 1 Large Carrot chopped 1/2 Red Pepper chopped 1 Small Can Beets 2 tbsp Butter 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 litre Stock or Water 1 tsp Dill 1 Pinch […]

| September 18th 2018

The Role of Physical Therapy Postpartum

Concerned about post-pregnancy recovery?     During and after pregnancy, many women experience abdominal muscle seperation caused by stretching and thinning of the inter-abdominal connective tissue. This condition is known as Diastasis recti and is characterized by a >2cm separation of the rectus abdominis muscles at the level of the umbilicus. Many women will describe […]

| September 17th 2018

Dr. Laura: How does your thyroid function?

Feeling tired, loosing hair, bring fog, brittle nails, constipated,  periods heavy and cholesterol rising? Perhaps your thyroid is to blame. What does thyroid hormone do? Thyroid hormone keeps: our metabolism humming hair and skin smooth and silky muscles and tendons well lubricated mood bright digestion moving along brain firing on al cylinders LDL cholesterol at […]

| September 13th 2018

Rick shares: Research on Massage for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and pain in the hand and fingers (particularly the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers). These symptoms are often the result of median nerve irritation in the wrist or forearm. BLAUSEN.COM (2014). “MEDICAL GALLERY OF BLAUSEN MEDICAL 2014”. […]

| August 30th 2018