Category: Guest Bloggers/Articles


A new study of acupuncture — the most rigorous and detailed analysis of the treatment to date — found that it can ease migraines and arthritis and other forms of chronic pain. The ... Read More
September 20, 2012Diversified Health Clinic


It's no secret that the nature of work has changed over the past fifty years. Most of us no longer rely on brawn to bring home the bacon, but instead rely on brains to navigate the knowledge economy. But could this change in work habits slowly be killing us? Click through the ... Read More
September 14, 2012Carmen Scott


Trigger point dry needling, also referred to as intramuscular stimulation (IMS) and/or intramuscular therapy (IMT) is an invasive procedure in which an acupuncture needle is inserted into ... Read More
September 4, 2012Diversified Health Clinic


I began ‘working out’ when I was 16.  I’m 41 now.  Yup, that’s right.  I used to wear the electric blue full body spandex suit and jump up and down for an hour almost every day at aerobics classes.  My instructor had similar tights but her outfit was ... Read More
August 29, 2012Guest Author


So, it's been about 7 weeks since I began training with the Frontrunners marathon clinic for my first full marathon this October. I am still smiling. Still loving every minute. Still ... Read More
August 7, 2012Guest Author



Is Your Poo Healthy?

Have you ever wondered how often you should poo, or if your poo was healthy? Okay, after we get passed the awkwardness of this topic most of us would admit we are a little ... Read More
August 3, 2012Guest Author



Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. A few reasons one may be experiencing knee pain include: a sudden increase in one’s training or activity schedule, the commencement of a new sport or activity, ... Read More


The recent winner of a prestigious environmental prize, Mike Biddle and MBA Polymers are changing what we think of as recyclables. When the Gothenburg Prize called Mike Biddle and told him he’d won this year, he didn’t understand the ... Read More
July 26, 2012Guest Author


Diversified Health would like to welcome Carol Schwall as she blogs her way through the aches and pains, and her experiences as she trains for her first full marathon  in October, here in beautiful Victoria BC. I'm a runner. I love running, I never have to ... Read More
July 4, 2012Guest Author


We have all heard for years that breakfast is the most important meal of the the's why. It is from our brain that messages are sent to other parts of the ... Read More