Our September Newsletter is now Available

Topics for the September 2017 newsletter include: Babywearing Workshops by Dr. Anne Stacey - read more Practitioner Away Dates - read more Addition of RMT Sharon Jackson to clinic - read more Expansion of Acupuncture Services to now include Traditional Chinese Medicine Useful Health App feature: Mindshift Read Newsletter.  

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Dr. Anne Stacey offers Babywearing Workshops at Circus Play Cafe

Dr. Anne Stacey is partnering with Circus Play Cafe to offer a series of babywearing classes starting from September 11 - October 2,2017. There are so many reasons to 'Wear your Baby':  Its natural for a baby to be close to its mother and so baby wearing promotes bonding between baby and its mother or father. Baby Wearing is great for baby's physical and mental development as it allows baby to be in tune with the rhythm of their parents...

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MindShift App

We wanted to share some apps and digital health "helpers."  For many, mobile Apps are an easy, affordable way to keep both physical and mental health practices top of mind. Today we'll be looking at one developed in BC called "Mindshift." MindShift is an app that was designed in collaboration between AnxietyBC and BC Children's Hospital. It provides information on learning to relax, making new ways of thinking, and practical steps to take charge of anxiety. Areas it covers include...

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September Away Dates

Our office will be closed on September 4th, 2017 for Labour day. We will be open Tuesday, September 5th at 8am. Dr. Marina Liarsky will be away from September 25th-27th, and will return to the office on September 28th. Dr. Anne Stacey will be away on Friday, September 22nd. Anika Cornish will be away from September 26th to October 10th, and will be returning to the office on Thursday October 12th. Please call 604-251-2435 to arrange an appointment, or book online at...

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Chiropractic for Runners

Training for some big runs and races this season? You may want to book in some chiropractic treatments as you train. Running is one of the most effective, affordable, and fun activities available for people worldwide to achieve optimal health and wellness.  For many people, as chiropractor Dr. Van Dyke writes in his article,"[e]verything with running is fabulous, right up until the time you hear a snap, crack, or pop. The downside of all the wonderful benefits is that running...

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Frozen Shoulder

Written by Dr. Marina Liarsky, Chiropractor What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder, also called Adhesive Capsulitis, is still not a fully understood condition. Sometimes shoulders just tighten up, painfully and without warning, for several months. Certain individuals may be more prone to developing frozen shoulder than others, for example: individuals with other diseases, such as diabetes, traumas with periods of immobilization, or wear-and-tear jobs/sports involving repetitive use of the upper body/shoulders muscles and joints. The literature shows us that frozen...

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A New Mom, a New Identity

As we continue our mother's day promotion until the end of May, we wanted to shed some light on some important mental health components of motherhood. This article, titled "The Birth of a Mother" written by Dr. Alexandra Sacks, looks at the significant shifts in identity that new mothers experience.  This article summarizes that main points of what psychiatrist Daniel Stern identifies as "matrescence," which is what some anthropologists call this "shift into being a mother." The main shifts include: Changing...

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What is a Consultation? What should I expect?

Did you know that we offer complimentary  consultations?  We offer free 10 minute consultations for our chiropractors Dr. Anne Stacey and Dr. Liarsky. Additionally, 20 minute consultations are available with Anika Cornish, Registered Clinical Counselor, and Stefan Chang, Registered Acupuncturist. We offer free consultations with each of our practitioners here at Eastpoint knowing patients have three main questions in mind:  WHAT DO YOU DO? Consultations allow us to educate our client or patient on our approach, practice style, and clinic...

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A 2-minute Stress Buster

  "When stress hits, you can feel it in your body. You might notice tightness in your chest, shallow breathing, holding the breath, tension in the shoulders or neck, or a nervous stomach. You might also notice a foggy mind or difficulty concentrating. What does your body feel like when it's stressed?" Anika Cornish, Eastpoint's Registered Clinical Counsellor, offers some simple and quick ways to help the body relax and soothe the mind with breath. Read her most recent article titled "A 2 Minute...

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