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September is Arthritis Awareness Month

“Arthritis” is a collection of conditions affecting the joints and tissues. The most common type of arthritis is Osteoarthritis (OA), a progressive and degenerative joint disease. In Osteoarthritis, the cartilage that protects the ends of bones and provides a cushion to the joints wears away leading to pain, swelling, and stiffness.   What exactly CAUSES osteoarthritis arthritis? Throughout our lives we put our body through a lot of stress and strain during our everyday activities at home, work, exercise and...

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Preventing Backpacks from Becoming a “Pain in the Back”

Soon parents and kids will fill the stores with long lists of what to buy for the upcoming school year. An important one not to miss is a new backpack! Backpack safety is important in preventing the stress and strain leading to poor posture, headaches, back and neck pain. Here are some helpful tips on what to look for when buying a new backpack and how to load and wear it properly to prevent future aches and pains.   Choosing...

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In Our Community: Bonvita Health

Stay on track with your health goals by nourishing your body with a delicious juice or smoothie at Bonvita Health, located just downstairs (1458 Commercial Drive). Drop by their shop to see their variety of health supplements, organic foods & snacks, & natural body & skin care. Eastpoint patients are now able to receive a 10% Discount at Bonvita Health on the day of their appointment. Show your treatment receipt (electronic or paper) and enjoy healthy options to keep your...

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Introducing Dr. Andrea Watson

I’d like to welcome Dr. Andrea Watson to our chiropractic team at Eastpoint Natural Health.  She is new to Vancouver, recently arrived here from her home province of Ontario.  She is excited to explore all that Vancouver has to offer for recreational activities. Dr. Andrea has a special interest in pre- and post-natal pregnancy care, as well as pediatrics, and welcomes patients of all ages. Dr. Watson is passionate about helping people continue to do the activities they love and...

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July Babywearing

Dr. Anne Stacey will be hosting a July “Baby Wearing Meet-Up” at the clinic on July 31st, 2019. As usual, this event is open to anyone who would like a fit check, hands on help with basic carries, or more information about baby carriers. You are not required to be a patient at the clinic to attend.  You also do not need an appointment either.  However, it would be ideal if you could RSVP through the Facebook group Babywearing from the...

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Dr. Marina Liarsky Updates

This will be the last summer that Dr. Liarsky will be with Eastpoint Natural Health. She will continue to offer chiropractic care in the clinic until the end of August before she moves on to pursue her sports-related interests. Please visit her website at www.drmarinaliarsky.com for information about her future endeavours. I’d like to remind everyone that all patients are welcome to continue care either with Dr. Liarsky or at Eastpoint Natural Health. I would like to sincerely thank Dr. Liarsky for her contributions and skills over...

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Update: No Baby Wearing Meet-up this week

Dr. Stacey will not be hosting a Baby Wearing Meet- Up this Wednesday. Check back in on social media for Wrapping Wednesday tips. Enjoy the end of June and we will see you on the last Wednesday of July for the next Baby Wearing Meet-Up. This can be a very busy and hectic time of year for parents, so we are going to lighten the load a little as well. End of school, changing routines, and gearing up for the...

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MuTu System

Last week, I participated in a FB video series at Mutu Sytems. MuTu is a medically recommended restoration program for new mums.  It is a program that helps women recover from the physical challenge of pregnancy and delivery. I was first introduced to MuTu several years ago by a mother who I worked with throughout her pregnancy and into her postpartum phase.  I was amazed at how she was able to recover so quickly and thoroughly, and she introduced me to the...

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In Our Community: The Licorice Shop

I looooove licorice. I also haven’t been able to enjoy licorice for several years, as most typical licorice contains gluten (I’ve been off gluten for years...) Sooo.... I was walking down Commercial Drive the other day and screeched to a stop when I saw a sign that declared “Gluten free Licorice!” What? Turns out that there is a hidden gem I’ve been clueless about for nearly a decade (nope, not a new shop, apparently). The Licorice Parlour at 1002 Commercial...

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May Babywearing Meetup

Dr. Anne Stacey will be hosting the monthly Baby Wearing Meet-Up at the clinic on May 29th, 2019 from 9-11am.  This event is open to anyone who would like fit checks, help with basic carries, or information about carriers. You are not required to be a patient at the clinic to attend, nor do you need an appointment, however an RSVP to the event in the Facebook group Babywearing from the Valley to Vancouver is strongly recommended, or contact Dr. Stacey to...

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