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April 3, 2023
Low energy?  You could be anemic.

Written by: Dr. Fiona Lovely, Chiropractor Practitioner of Functional Neurology and Functional Medicine at AST Many women complain of fatigue and low energy.  It has become a hallmark of modern lifestyle.  While there can be many reasons for fatigue, all of them worthy of investigation by your trusted health care provider, anemia is a common […]

March 1, 2023
Microbiome: The Inside Facts

Written By: Kira Greasley, B.A, CHNC Last month we talked about the importance of regular bowel movements and that being constipated or having diarrhea can be a sign that your digestion is off. So lets’ dive in a little further. Digestion is the process of turning large pieces of food into its component nutrients by […]

February 15, 2023
Help Your Winter Skin...Naturally

Written by: Dr. Gayle Maguire ND With cold weather a known trigger for dry skin, many people are looking for natural ways to support healthy skin.  From a naturopathic perspective, there are several common factors that should be evaluated, and often dietary support to aid. Evaluating Dry Skin Is dry skin simply just a way […]

February 2, 2023
The Importance of Regular Bowel Movements

Written By: Kira Greasley, BA, CHNC Let’s be honest, talking about our bowel movements can be uncomfortable, but how often you poop and what your poop looks like can be a strong indicator of your health. Changes in colour, shape and texture can reveal signs of infection, digestive issues and more. In Holistic circles, your […]

February 1, 2023
January 2, 2023
What is a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant?

Written By: Kira Greasley, B.A, CHNC. The term holistic centres itself around the interrelationship of the mind, body and what one believes, otherwise known as spirit. These three factors are so interconnected that most of us overlook their relationship. We have disconnected the fact that what we put into and onto our bodies, directly influences […]

December 30, 2022
Dry Needling

Written By: Rachel Grant, MScPT, B.Kin. What is dry needling? Dry needling is using a thin filiform needle inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle. Your therapist may use the needle to help with the management of muscular pain, trigger points and movementimpairments. Dry needling helps to dissipate inflammatory chemicals, the same ones […]

December 1, 2022
Do you have a love-hate relationship with running?

How I went from hating running to loving it, and gaining speed on my younger self.   Written by: Sarah Kuindersma, MATm, PTS If this title drew you in, you must be runner, a former runner, or someone who loves the idea of running but has found it hard to get into a flow and […]

November 30, 2022
Foot pain and the Tarsal Tunnel

Written by: Dr. Evan Steinke, B.Sc, DC Your foot and ankle are hosts to a considerable number of arteries, tendons, and nerves. These structures have weaved in and around bones with very limited space. In the case of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) they pass through a rather small tunnel where they have the potential to […]

November 16, 2022
Knee Injuries & Skiing

Written By: Rachel Grant, MScPT, B.Kin, It’s that time of year again and whether it's your first time clipping into your bindings or you are a seasoned skier, prevention of knee injuries should be at the top of your mind. The knee joint is composed of bones, cartilage, ligaments and tendons. The most common knee […]

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