Massage Contributes to Building Muscle

Sharon Jackson, RMT, frequently works with patients who are recovering from injury, illness, and the elderly. Aside from the more common known benefits of improved mood, lowered cortisol levels, better circulation, and reduction in muscle tension, it is now becoming clinically proven that it can support muscle growth. According to an article by Massage Therapy Canada,  aging, injury, or illness are major factors that limit one's ability to exercise. Resting is key for recovery, but often results in muscle atrophy....

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Buddhify 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 mindfulness app called “Buddhify.” Buddhify totes itself as the most convenient, best value and most beautiful meditation app available today. the goal is to improve sleep, and to reduce stress by integrating mindfulness activities into your day. It is thought that increased mindfulness can improve...

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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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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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Team Diabetes BMO Fundraiser

At Eastpoint we get to know our patients well, and often are inspired and motivated by their commitment to their health and wellness. Stephen Witiuk is one of those people who is consistently working towards ambitious health goals, and inspires those around him to do the same.  15 years ago he was diagnosed with diabetes, but has been able to manage his disease through diet and exercise. Through his journey as a diabetic, he had discovered the joy of running...

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Postpartum Core Strength Recovery

We work with a lot of new moms in our clinic, many of whom have specific concerns about post-partum care and recovery. Chiropractic care is an important element to recovery, but gentle postpartum exercise can be helpful to regain muscle tone.  Before beginning any exercise routine, especially after birth, we recommend consulting with your doctor or chiropractor to see if it would be suitable for you. Here is an excerpt from a new E-book published by Kristy Ware, a local...

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