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…

Chiropractic is a way of life for Dr. Callum Peever. He was very fortunate to experience the vitalistic and natural lifestyle of Chiropractic first hand as Dr. Ken Peever’s son. Now he considers himself very lucky, as he gets to help others experience Chiropractic and live towards a longer, more comfortable and active life.

The science, art, and philosophy of Chiropractic have always intrigued Dr. Callum Peever. After studying Kinesiology at McMaster University he studied Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. From day one at Chiropractic College he started to master the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique to deliver a specific Chiropractic adjustment for his patients. He has been practicing with his father at Erin Mills Optimum Health since 2010. Dr. Callum Peever considers himself a lifelong learner and is always happy to teach others in his clinic through talks and discussion.

As the active President of the Halton Peel Chiropractic Society and the past Director of the Halton Urban Core Community Health Centre Chiropractic Clinic, Dr. Callum’s passion for education has also led him to share his knowledge with other Chiropractors to facilitate their proficiency with the Activator Technique in seminars for Activator Methods International.

Dr. Callum Peever enjoys being active and participates in many individual and team sports. Having competed in wakeboarding, hockey, running, and biking, he has a keen understanding of the commitment and energy that must be put in to accomplish goals and the impressive ability of the body to recover after set backs in health. Lately he has put his energy back into running. He also uses this energy to update the office blog and literature with information about natural health, Chiropractic, and Erin Mills Optimum Health. When he is not at the office, Dr. Callum enjoys spending time with his wife, Laura, and two children, Ava and Brooks.

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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…

Dr. Kirsten Almon
In life as in clinical experience, Dr. Kirsten Almon believes that each person must be assessed on 3 levels… mind, body, and spirit. She believes that symptoms are warning signals of improper functioning of the body and when ignored, can result in chronic disease.

She has a naturopathic Family Practice with special interest and training in fertility (helping couples conceive naturally as well as improving outcomes for couples using assisted reproductive technology), pregnancy, birth, postpartum and pediatric care. She loves seeing children for “naturopathic well child visits” and consults on common issues such as food introduction, how to avoid colds, flus and ear infections. She works along side of Midwives, Obstetricians and MDs while attending births as a Doula.

Her practice tools include clinical nutrition, homeopathy and drainage, acupuncture, herbs and detoxification. Dr. Almon is also trained in Craniosacral therapy and Applied kinesiology.

Dr. Almon is the co-author and instructor of a Doula course specifically designed for Naturopathic Doctors and teaches across Canada. www.naturopathicdoulacourse.com

Dr. Almon enjoys living a naturopathic lifestyle with her husband Doug Andrews ND, daughter Evelyn and son Callum. Activities include playing ultimate frisbee, doing yoga, meditation and Dr Almon especially enjoys swimming in near-freezing ocean waters.

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” RW. Emerson.

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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...

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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…

Dr. Kirsten Almon
In life as in clinical experience, Dr. Kirsten Almon believes that each person must be assessed on 3 levels… mind, body, and spirit. She believes that symptoms are warning signals of improper functioning of the body and when ignored, can result in chronic disease.

She has a naturopathic Family Practice with special interest and training in fertility (helping couples conceive naturally as well as improving outcomes for couples using assisted reproductive technology), pregnancy, birth, postpartum and pediatric care. She loves seeing children for “naturopathic well child visits” and consults on common issues such as food introduction, how to avoid colds, flus and ear infections. She works along side of Midwives, Obstetricians and MDs while attending births as a Doula.

Her practice tools include clinical nutrition, homeopathy and drainage, acupuncture, herbs and detoxification. Dr. Almon is also trained in Craniosacral therapy and Applied kinesiology.

Dr. Almon is the co-author and instructor of a Doula course specifically designed for Naturopathic Doctors and teaches across Canada. www.naturopathicdoulacourse.com

Dr. Almon enjoys living a naturopathic lifestyle with her husband Doug Andrews ND, daughter Evelyn and son Callum. Activities include playing ultimate frisbee, doing yoga, meditation and Dr Almon especially enjoys swimming in near-freezing ocean waters.

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” RW. Emerson.

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