Fibromyalgia

2 Mar
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Fibromyalgia As a health and wellness clinic in Mississauga we often work with patients who suffer with fibromyalgia.  The condition can be very painful and debilitating if steps are not taken to learn how to function with it and move forward in spite of it. What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by widespread, migrating, and frequently debilitating pain and fatigue.  The medical rheumatologists determine the diagnosis through a series of criteria: Chronic, widespread pain in each of the four quadrants (above and below the waist, bilaterally, in the axial skeleton) that has been present for at least 3 months Pain elicited upon palpation of less than four kilograms of pressure in a least 11 of 18 tender points Patients with fibromyalgia…

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2 Jan
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Starting a New Workout? Tips to avoid back pain

Starting a new workout? Our Chiropractors can help you stick with it. Throughout the year many of my patients start new workouts.  I love the excitement and energy that a patient has when they approach  new workouts and try new things.  Not only is it personally building for them, but I also believe that in life you need something to be excited about. These new workouts can be challenging for the body and do create an opportunity for the body to adapt and become stronger!  However, they also create an opportunity for your body to become injured and weaker as a result.  I highly suggest getting…

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20 Dec
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Feeling Low on Energy

Feeling Low on Energy?   “Do you have anything for energy?” Is one of the most common phrases I hear from patients.  As a Naturopathic Doctor in Mississauga, it is my job to get to the root cause of why you are feeling tired so that you can be at the top of your game at home, at work or at school. The first thing I ask my patients after they tell me they are tired is, “Tell me about your sleep?”  Most patients don’t get enough quality sleep.  Dr. Wyse ND wrote an excellent article on sleeping difficulties about how Naturopathic medicine can improve…

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15 Dec
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Taking Care of Yourself! Self-Care in Mississauga

Self-Care in Mississauga! “An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly.” -Anonymous Taking care of yourself is extremely important!  ‘Self-care’ is the term we use to describe this effort.  Self-care is essential when trying to be your best when caring for…

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7 Dec
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Having Difficulty Sleeping?

Having Difficulty Sleeping? How Naturopath’s Address Sleep Concerns. SLEEP….what a difference a good night of rest can make. Did you know that Naturopathic Medicine can address sleep concerns? Sleep is a major pillar of health & wellbeing. If you have ever woken up after a long, restful sleep you understand…

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