Monthly Archives: September 2015

How Shoes Are Hurting Our Feet and Changing Our Gait

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“It took 4 million years to develop our unique human foot and our consequent distinctive form of gait, a remarkable feat of bioengineering. Yet, in only a few thousand years, and with one carelessly designed instrument, our shoes, we have warped the pure anatomical form of human gait, obstructing its engineering efficiency, afflicting it with… Read more »

Network Spinal Analysis for Children

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The rapid nature of children’s growth patterns sees them through dynamic changes in their nervous system, posture, and behaviour.  A healthcare plan complete with Network Spinal Analysis can prove to be profoundly beneficial for them to grow to be strong, efficient, and adaptive to their environment. Read more here about the benefits of NSA for… Read more »

Massage Therapy for Phantom Limb Pain

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A high percentage of patients of amputation often describe feelings of tingling, stinging, twisting, pins and needles, and stabbing pain in a highly localized area.  These sensations can range from mild and infrequent to severe and chronic.  As the frequency and intensity of the sensations tends to diminish over time, many patients report that they… Read more »

Naturopathic Medicine for Allergy Relief

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Allergies are characterized by an overreaction of the immune system to foreign protein substances (allergens) that are ingested via eating, touching, or inhaling in to the lungs.  Common symptoms of this overreaction are coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes and and runny nose.  In more severe cases, the reaction can cause rashes, hives, shallow breath, lower blood… Read more »