Monthly Archives: August 2014

Muscle strain

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No need to try to describe the feeling of straining a muscle as we all know what it’s like.  What were you doing when it happened?  Lifting groceries out of the trunk?  Reaching for a glass on the top shelf?  Doing the ‘slip on the ice shuffle’?  It hurts, it spasms, and it can really… Read more »

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

Posted by & filed under Vancouver Naturopathic Medicine.

Vancouver Naturopathy Article of the Week – Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance It’s common to have a reaction to certain foods – many of us are careful to avoid eating things like shellfish, dairy, gluten, wheat, peanuts and so on.  The determining factor in diagnosing the reaction as a food allergy or food intolerance is… Read more »

Treating Scar Tissue with Massage Therapy

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Vancouver Massage Therapy Article of the Week: Treating Scar Tissue with Massage Therapy Almost everyone has a scar, and every scar has a story.  Scars have all sorts of street creed and are firmly implanted into popular culture.  In the 1975 blockbuster ‘Jaws’, three quarreling and sea hardened sailors bond and settle their differences over… Read more »

Fight or Flight – The Stress Response. How Network Spinal Analysis (NSA) Can Help.

Posted by & filed under Vancouver Chiropractic Care.

We humans are equipped with a primitive and automatic response, a genetic wisdom, that readies the body to ‘fight’ or ‘flee’ (flight) from a threat to our survival.  When we feel threatened, a part of our brain called the hypothalamus is stimulated and releases a series of hormones that cause the body to go through… Read more »