Recovering from an Ankle Sprain

13 Aug
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Recovering from an Ankle Sprain Spraining your ankle can hurt and take a long time to heal.   The first step is to rest.  Then you have to gently move the ankle and get some weight back onto it.  After that, people often forget one of the most important parts or recovering from an ankle sprain. What is the most overlooked exercise when recovering from an ankle sprain? Balancing! When you sprain your ankle, your rip the fibres of the ligaments that hold the bones together.  This hurts! But you also rip and ruin the nerves that are part of that ligament.  Because of this, your brain has a much greater ability to know what the ankle is doing (not a bad thing when it hurts…

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Mongan Method of HypnoBirthing ® Offered at Erin...

Benefits of HypnoBirthing ® Prenatal Classes in Mississauga The Mongan Method of HypnoBirthing ® is a unique method of relaxed, natural childbirth education, enhanced by self-hypnosis techniques. Self-hypnosis and deep relaxation are very effective techniques, which allow women to use their natural instincts to bring about a safer, easier, more…

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How to Write a Birth Plan

How to write a birth plan Some couples get stumped when trying to figure out how to write down their birth preferences or birth plan. They just don’t know where to start! This is a great exercise for mom’s to picture what they ideally during labour. It is also helpful for their birth partners and OBs or midwives to look over during the latter stages of pregnancy and to review at their birth place. Here is a great link to get mom’s started on their birth plans: http://blog.pathwaystofamilywellness.org/pathways/how-to-write-a-birth-plan-that-actually-works/#sthash.fA46gGiM.i24NZYnF.dpbs It’s from one of my favourite magazines, pathways to family wellness. Here at Erin Mills Optimum Health,…

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Naturopathic Doctor Spotlight – Dr. Ashley...

Naturopathic Doctor Spotlight – Dr. Ashley Chauvin – Naturopathic Doctor in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health We asked our Naturopathic Doctors in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health to give me their favourite meal/recipe, favourite treatment modality and to give us ‘a day in the life’ of themselves! Enjoy…

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26 Jul
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DIY Naturopathic Retreat

DIY Naturopathic Retreat I recently was able to go on a DIY Naturopathic retreat to BC. It was amazing. So recharging. I was able to press the “reset” button and get back to a regular sleep cycle since my son was born 2 years ago!! I was able to press…

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