If you suffer from seasonal allergies you might want to consider visiting an acupuncturist. The goal of the acupuncturist is to develop a plan which addresses the person’s acute symptoms and provides relief, while addressing the underlying immune system imbalance which is thought to be at the root of the … Read More
Today is International Women’s Day. A day to celebrate the political, social, economic and cultural achievements of women. A day to remember, honour and acknowledge their impact. A day to bring awareness to the still present gender inequality that exists in too much of the world’s nations and a call … Read More
Bursitis is an inflammation of one of the body’s bursae (the fluid-filled sacs that cushion the joints). This painful condition can be caused by a mild injury, repeated use (such as prolonged kneeling on a hard surface), arthritis, or infection. Commonly affected joints are the shoulder, elbow, knee, and hip.
When we think of bullying, the images we imagine are most often those of children or teens being bullied either at school or in social groups. The reality though is that bullying is not exclusive to the young or to those in school. Workplace bullying happens, and more often than … Read More
One of the constants in our lives is stress. Just reading that may induce stress for you but the reality is that not all stress is negative. Stress is, most simply, your body and minds way of reacting to situations in life; both the good and the not … Read More
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition located along the bottom of the foot, predominantly in the arch area. It is caused by overuse of the arch tendon (plantar fascia) of the foot; and if you’ve ever suffered from Plantar Fasciitis, you know that this can be one of … Read More
It’s summer time and with the months of longer days and the much-anticipated sunshine comes the need for protecting your skin from sun damage. One of the easiest ways that we can do that is by using sunscreen, and the options seem endless.