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November 26, 2018

Turning a new leaf in fall prevention

DID YOU KNOW?

Falls continue to be the leading cause of injury among older Canadians. It is estimated that one third of Canadian seniors will fall in a twelve-month period and these falls will account for 85% of seniors’ injury-relat...

March 19, 2017

"Silence isn't empty, it's full of answers."

                                              Author unknown. 

Much has been written about "Noise Pollution" si...

January 8, 2017

The beginning of a new year always holds so much promise for better things to come and a chance to "start fresh".  This year in particular, at a global level, we seem to be fully embracing the notion of saying goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017.  From the moment it arri...

September 12, 2016

10,000 Steps per Day

I am late to this party, that's for certain.  It is only this past week that I have started to record my daily activity via an electronic bracelet.  I do realize that most people jumped onto this trend years ago already.  I had never felt a need to...

March 19, 2016

Foam rolling has gained a faithful following over the last several years as a method of self-massage and joint mobilization. The concept of tool-assisted muscle release is not a new one as physiotherapists and massage therapists have been advising clients to sit on ten...

February 29, 2016

You do not have to travel to Thunder Bay or to Hawaii to visit a Sleeping Giant. You may have "Sleeping Giants" right in your own back yard, or rather, right in your own back-side. If you suffer or have ever suffered from low back pain, nagging hip pain, knee pain or f...

January 6, 2016

As we celebrate the beginning of another year, most of us will commit to making positive changes in our daily routines with the hopes of improving the quality of our lives.  Our list of positive changes often include the intention of finding more time for ourselves, li...

August 31, 2015

The key to abundance is meeting limited circumstances with unlimited thoughts.
                                                                        Marianne Williamson...

March 17, 2015

As of the early 1970's avid cross country skiers of Finland have been engaging in a cross-training technique to keep themselves strong and fit through the summer months....Nordic Pole Walking. Nordic Pole Walking (NPW), Exerstriding, Urban Pole Walking, or Ski Walking,...

February 25, 2015

How are you doing? This is something we routinely ask each other in our culture and I have learned to ask myself this simple but profound question on a very regular basis. It is kind and thoughtful to routinely check in with one's friends as well as with oneself to ass...

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