Help Me Forget

Normally when patients make a request for specific treatment — usually for a neck and shoulder massage — it’s from spending WAY too much time at their computer or on their phone (text-neck).  But these days, it’s also a plea to forget about COVID-19 at least for an hour or so. COVID-19 is …

Managing Stress

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 with …

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 …

Acupuncture

I recently had a treatment with Janelle, our Naturopathic Doctor who also does acupuncture. I have had good results with acupuncture usually when it relates to treating my shoulder pain. My injury is from the after-effect of a rock climbing accident many years ago, which gets exacerbated by my work as a …

I Need Exercise

With summer dwindling down and the heat of the day drawing to a close, I lament the passage of the warm months for another year. Beyond the fleeting moments of sunshine, you can count on The Ex to signify to signify that summer will soon be over and that school is just around the corner. While many reflect on how to …