Tag: wellness

Open for Urgent Care Appointments – Enhanced Safety Protocols

Starting June 1, 2020, I will be available for urgent care in-person visits for existing patients, in addition to telehealth consultations and babywearing consultations. These in-person bookings are not available online. You must email me directly to request an appointment, or place yourself on the waitlist HERE. If you are attending an in-person visit, there are enhanced…
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COVID 19 Updates – April 2020

We are committed to ensuring our community’s health & well-being during these unprecedented times. Like many of you, we have been closely following the press releases from our Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry.  We have also been receiving ongoing communications from the BC Chiropractic Association, the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia. As a…
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COVID-19 Update

We wanted to give an update about what we at Eastpoint are doing to reduce and prevent the spread of COVID-19.   First off, we are closely following the guidelines presented by BC Health and our Chiropractic College and Associations.  At this time, we will continue to be open for regular operations, but with reduced hours.…
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Childhood Arthritis (JIA) Awareness Month

March is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Month This month is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Awareness month. We will be bringing posts that help bring light to this condition. Often when people think of Arthritis they think it is a condition that affects an older population. However, statistics are currently showing 3 in 1000 Canadian children have Juvenile…
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Wellness Wednesday : Vitamin D Please

Wellness Wednesday : Vitamin D Please Vitamin D3 for bone strength You’ve probably heard of Vitamin D before, and most likely in reference to the sun (or in our case, lack there of). Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that promotes the absorption of calcium, regulates bone growth and plays a role in immune function. Vitamin…
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Wellness Wednesday:  Reduced inflammation = reduced pain

Wellness Wednesday: Reduced inflammation = reduced pain Looking at supplements to reduce inflammation There are many ways you can support your health between visits. This week we are featuring the OmegaGenics EPA DHA 1000 supplement in the management of inflammation. Omega fatty acids are key in reducing inflammation. The use of OmegaGenics EPA DHA 1000,…
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Holiday DIY Giving

The season of midwinter celebration is upon us. Christmas is 6 weeks away. Hanukkah starts on Dec 20th this year. Winter solstice is, as always, on December 21st.  Travel plans are being made.  Stay-at-home coziness plans are being outlined. Sparkly decorations are appearing throughout the city. Wish lists are growing, and Santa is unquestionably starting to…
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Who do you know who would like more ENERGY at the end of the day?

Who do you know who would like more ENERGY at the end of the day?
Probably EVERYONE!

Low Inflammation Thanksgiving Food

Thanksgiving Friendly Anti-Inflammatory Foods Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury, illness, or infection. It is a way of signalling the immune system to increase blood flow and the production of immune and white blood cells to begin the healing process. Inflammation becomes problematic when it persists for too long, this is called low-grade…
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Exercise for Arthritis

Here are 5 Exercises you can do to help with Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis!
Exercise has been shown to be beneficial in managing the symptoms of osteoarthritis by: Strengthening the muscles around the joints, Correcting faulty movement patterns and uneven joint loading, Weight control, reduce pain and fears around movement.

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