• APRIL 24, 2015
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    Sports Injury Part 3: Acute Injuries

    Knee Acute injuries can occur in the knee from a sudden trauma or blow or from an abnormal twisting/movement. Some acute injuries that are common with the knee include: sprains/strains, ligament tears, fractures, or dislocation. A sprain is the stretching or tearing of a ligament. Sprains can vary in degree; mild, moderate and severe. Moderate

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    • DECEMBER 23, 2014
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    Sports Injury Part 2: Common Injuries

     Sports and training injuries can occur in many different joints and muscles in the body, the most           common injuries occur in the knees, shoulder, and lower back; they can either be overuse or acute  injuries. The difference between the two types of injury is that overuse injuries are generally self-treatable

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    • MARCH 5, 2014
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    Shoveling Snow

    Shoveling Snow Here are a few tips to help prevent injury while shoveling your driveways this winter: 1) Don’t let the snow pile up: Keep your eyes on the weather reports to find out if there will be several days of snow.  Frequent shoveling allows you to move smaller amounts of snow at once. 2)

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    • DECEMBER 17, 2015
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    Running on Your Knees and Nerves

    The sun is setting earlier, the leaves are changing colours, we switch up our sports and activity routines, and come to the end of ‘marathon season’. From spring till late fall many of us even enjoy a simple jog in the park perhaps taking a break through the winter season. With this warm weather especially

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    • DECEMBER 3, 2014
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    Product of the week!- Ortho Sleep

    Sleep is a natural state of resting our body and mind to help with crucial aspects of our lives. Without a good night sleep, we can suffer from drowsiness, decreased cognitive and motor function, decreased general alertness, and overall wellbeing. Many people have disrupted sleeping patterns including trouble falling asleep, troubles staying asleep, or waking

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    • JANUARY 5, 2015
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    Product of the Week! -Rhodiola Rosea with Ginseng

    Rhodiola Rosea is a 100% vegetarian herbal medicine that has been used for a wide variety of health reasons. Commonly it has been used to enhance performance during times of stress, increase cognitive functioning, reduce mental fatigue and can even help support healthy glucose levels. Both Rhodiola and ginseng function together as antioxidants which helps

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