Category: Health Information

marathon-runners-580×387

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Apr2016
Victoria BC is known for its  scenic beauty and great temperate weather. So, if you are a runner, Victoria is a little slice of heaven.  There are Marathons, Half marathons, 10K's, 5K's, and Fun Runs almost year round. No ... Read More
April 21, 2016Carmen Scott
running-shoes_13602015

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Apr2016
Most running safety rules are common sense; and by taking a few precautions while out running  you can avoid getting injured or becoming a victim.  Here are a few steps to stay safe on your ... Read More
April 6, 2016Carmen Scott
klaser

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Mar2016
Laser therapy is a non-invasive medical treatment that uses a specific type of light that is turned into very specific wavelengths. Laser stands for: Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. This type of laser therapy ... Read More
March 17, 2016Carmen Scott
HiRes-1

14

Mar2016
Research shows the “gut” does more than just process food and fluids.  We have zillions of microorganisms living and thriving in our bodies which help defend against infections. To make sure your immune system can cope with the ... Read More
March 14, 2016Carmen Scott
tens

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Feb2016

What is TENS?

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TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A TENS machine works by sending electrical pulses across the surface of the skin and along the nerve strands. It is a modality that can be safely used on multiple ... Read More
February 29, 2016Carmen Scott
sitting

15

Feb2016
Did you know that workplace stretching can improve flexibility and stop sitting fatigue in it's tracks? Daily workplace stretching reduces pain, increases your circulation and strengthens your muscles.  So, if you ... Read More
February 15, 2016Carmen Scott
multivitamin-tablets

04

Feb2016
Vitamins can be a hot topic. Some folks are pro vitamins while others feel they are a waste of money. One of the questions people always ask, is how do I know if my vitamins are working?... Read More
February 4, 2016Carmen Scott
sleep

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Jan2016
Sleep plays an important role in your physical and mental health, so keeping a consist sleep schedule is important to your body’s circadian rhythm. Circadian rhythms can influence sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, and other important bodily functions.  ... Read More
January 25, 2016Carmen Scott
image

18

Jan2016
The answer to this question is not simple. Your water needs depend on factors, such as overall health, size and weight, activity level, time of year and where you live. Your body depends on water, and ... Read More
January 18, 2016Carmen Scott
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Jan2016
It's that time off year again, time to set goals for the new year.  This year why not try setting a new type of goal; a creative goal. Set a goal on something that you already know ... Read More
January 4, 2016Carmen Scott