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Fall Skin Care

As you enjoy the last great days of summer, ask yourself: How is your skin doing in the sun? As fall approaches, we start to think of looking our best for the festive season. Now is the time to start restoring our skin to a youthful glow. As you look in the mirror, you suddenly

Boost Your Metabolism

Boost Your Metabolism Whether you’re looking to lose weight, increase energy, reduce cravings, improve mood, or manage blood sugar levels, focusing on boosting your metabolism is the key to optimizing your success. Your metabolism is responsible for managing how your body uses energy. Ideally, your metabolism provides a steady stream of energy throughout the day

Low Back Pain

LOW BACK PAIN by Edward Tonus, RMT Do you ever wake up in the morning and say “Oh, my aching back!” You think back and wonder how did I get into this predicament. All you know is that you have a sharp, shooting pain radiating down one side and cannot move. Any type of movement

5 Ways to Winterize Your Skin.

Winter is fast approaching. Cold weather, wind chill, reflective damage from snow, dry homes and offices zap moisture and make skin feel dry, chapped, cracked and even itchy. It’s time to winterize your skin. It’s time to change your routine. Here’s how. 1) Exfoliation Exfoliate regularly to remove the top layer of dead skin. This

Exfoliation by a Medical Esthetician

Why would I see a medical esthetician? What are the over-and-above the services that I get here versus at my favourite spa? We get this question all the time. Estheticians offer relaxing and pampering non-invasive treatments that focus primarily on beauty. They often work in spas and offer diverse services that include facials, hair removal,

Managing Stress

STRESS AND RELAXATION Stress is a natural part of life, a reaction to the everyday demands on our physical and mental energy. Under stress, the parasympathetic nervous system prepares the body for action –fight or flight, to handle the situation.   Stress can be positive, such as planning a vacation, or negative, such as dealing

Weekend Warrior

E. is a weekend warrior, although his injury occurred on a Wednesday. Like many “athletes”, E. primarily plays his sports on the weekend or fits them into his schedule on an ad hoc basis. These sports are usually: hockey, baseball, cycling. Most are team sports, but ones that require intense exercise or bursts of energy

Impatient Patient

I am an Impatient Patient. We treat all sorts of people, who become patients of the clinic. Whether they are coming in for therapy, relaxation, stress relief, acupuncture, or skin care we have the experience and caring practitioners who can give good quality care. As I sit here (off-site) with my leg propped up resting

RICE for Tears

Last night while playing baseball, I ran full-out to beat the throw to first. I made it, but I PAID for it! When I heard a POP, I suffered a partial tear of my hamstring. I hobbled the remainder of the game, and went to the ER (at Toronto East General Hospital) to get the

Community Health Corner

by Kathleen Browne, RN, BScN I was invited to speak at Kingston & Bingham Pharmasave on Saturday, April 8th on the topic of Acne and Rosacea. To my surprise and delight, it was a full house! I was well-prepared for my presentation, and it was a well-attended event with a diverse crowd of men and women,

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