Mexican Eggs Benedict
Perfect for brunch, or any meal really! This meal is paleo and Whole30 friendly. MEXICAN EGGS BENEDICT Chipotle Hollandaise Sauce 1 to 2 dried chipotle chilies 3 large egg yolks 2 teaspoons lime juice 2/3 cup salted clarified butter or ghee, melted 8 large eggs, poached 1 tablespoon Whole30-compliant bacon fat or extra-virgin olive oil 8…Read More
How Exercise Changes Your Brain
Being physically active has many benefits, including reducing the odds of heart disease, stroke and diabetes; and helping to lower blood pressure. Studies have also proven that regular exercise changes the brain in ways that protect memory and thinking skills. Researchers found that regular aerobic exercise appears to boost the size of the hippocampus, which is the brain area involved in verbal memory and learning.Read More
Spring is Here!
What better way to celebrate than by trying out a new salad!Read More
What to Expect from your Osteopathy Appointment
What is Osteopathy? The Canadian College of Osteopathy defines it as “A natural medicine which aims to restore function in the body by treating the causes of pain and imbalance. To achieve this goal the Osteopathic Manual Practitioner relies on the quality and finesse of his/her palpation and works with the position, mobility and quality of the tissues.”Read More
Slow-Cooker Lemon Dal
It’s technically spring, even though you may not know it by the weather!
This slow cooker recipe combines the warmth of a dal with the fresh spring taste of lemon – perfect for days like today!
Scientists Have Just Discovered a New Organ!
Scientists have discovered a new organ – the Interstitium. These fluid-filled spaces in your body’s connective tissue are initially thought to be “shock absorbers” to protect tissues during daily function. You can read more here What are your thoughts?Read More
Get to Know Your Therapist – Sasha Markunina
Further to earlier post, we sat down to learn more about Sasha: What are some cool courses/certifications you have taken? Hot Stones What are you interested in learning more about? Cupping Reflexology Three types of treatment at which I am really good? Deep Tissue Glutes Neck Something you don’t know about me? I have two kids!…Read More
Meet Your Therapist – Sasha Markunina
We are very happy to welcome Sasha to our team! Sasha graduated with honors from Bryan College. Her knowledge and experience in massage therapy focuses on deep tissue, trigger point therapy, and myofascial release in addition to having high proficiency in Swedish, relaxation, infant, pregnancy, and sport injury modalities. She is passionate about finding the most effective treatment plan to bring the best possible relief and results to her clients.Read More
Ways Science Proves that Massage Makes You Feel Better – Part One: Affective Touch
Massage has been shown to provide benefits on both a physical and mental level. We’re going to explore four of the factors which have been proven through research to provide lasting benefits in the body and the brain.Read More
Acupuncture and the NFL
National Geographic ran a series on the health care New England Patriots defensive player James Harrison receives, including our previous post on cupping.
The most recent post is his acupuncture routine. James reports that it has helped him with recovery after workouts and playing on the field. In this picture, more than 400 needles are being used as part of his treatment! He used to hate needles and was hesitant to try, but after his first treatment worked he was converted. So much so, that he pays for his acupuncturist to fly weekly to wherever he is from New York.Read More