Falling on ice can leave you red-faced with embarrassment, or far more seriously, hurt badly from taking a knee to the ice or falling awkwardly on icy snow. Slippery sidewalks, driveways and icy parking lots can be risk factors for falls in winter. Avoid a bad fall with these tips.Continue reading “Stay Standing This Winter”
We are very excited to be recipients of the 2019 Toronto Star Readers’ Choice Awards. We are very honoured to win DIAMOND award for Best Smoking Cessation, and PLATINUM award for Best Acupuncturist.Continue reading “2019 Toronto Star Readers’ Choice Winner”
Acupuncture can help alleviate postpartum depression. In a recent study conducted by the Traditional Medicine Hospital of Hainan Province, acupuncture was found as a useful adjunctive treatment for postpartum depression and greatly enhances the effects of psychological treatment and medications.Continue reading “Acupuncture for Postpartum Depression”
How do you find time for fitness when so many things are competing for your attention? It’s a common problem. The good news is that as little as 15 minutes a day can start a fitness habit – and deliver health benefits!
A recently published study conducted over a span of 12 years with almost half a million people found that 15 minutes a day of moderate-intensity exercise increased life expectancy. Every additional 15 minutes of exercise a day further improved the health outlook of the participants in the study.Continue reading “Finding Time for Fitness”
Yoga can help you reduce muscle tension, increase flexibility and strength while improving your balance. Warm up before trying yoga, as you want to help your back pain, not make it worse.
Here is a list of yoga poses that are great for beginners and can be done at home! Always listen to your body and do not continue a pose if it is painful. If you’re unsure if yoga is right for you or feel pain once you try it, talk to your chiropractor.Continue reading “Yoga for Low Back Pain”
Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine is effective for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Ganzhou City Third People’s Hospital researchers conducted a clinical trial and confirm that not only is Traditional Chinese Medicine (acupuncture and herbs) effective, but it is also more effective than a popular selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).Continue reading “Acupuncture for Anxiety Relief”
When you’ve got a lot on the go, personal goals can get lost in the shuffle. Between work, kids, commuting, cooking and housework, sometimes it’s hard to find the time for your personal health and fitness.Continue reading “A Better You”
Fibromyalgia is a common and chronic syndrome that causes bodily pain and mental distress. Symptoms of can be confused with those of arthritis, or joint inflammation. However, unlike arthritis, it has not been found to cause joint or muscle inflammation and damage.Continue reading “Blood Test to Detect Fibromyalgia”