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What is the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Featured, Health, How-To's | 0 comments

What is the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

It’s about that time where a lot of us emerge from hibernation and get back into shape. Maybe you have have already brought out the bicycle for the first ride of the season? Or started some house cleaning, decluttering or home improvements? How many of you have started hitting the gym or joined a sports league? As we get active again, we sometimes will overdo it and get injured. I’m a shining example of this having played my first volleyball game after a very long break from the sport. I had so much fun, I played hard like it was playoff...

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How This Chiropractor Helps with Pain: Getting to the Source

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Featured, Health | 0 comments

How This Chiropractor Helps with Pain: Getting to the Source

As a chiropractor, I hear many different stories about the health challenges that people face. Some describe symptoms like pain, muscle tension and headaches. Others talk about muscle strains, pinched nerves or sciatica. So many different conditions, and yet there is one thing in common with all of them. It’s escalating tension. But not just the muscle tension that many think of. Did you know that tension gets stored in our bones, joints and nervous system? When we face a stressful situation and are unable to resolve it in the moment, the...

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How Acupuncture Treatments Changed a Man’s Life

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Featured, Health | 0 comments

How Acupuncture Treatments Changed a Man’s Life

While most people associate Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with the treatment of pain, it can also be a very effective treatment for internal conditions. Randy started acupuncture due to constant upper back pain. He also suffers from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). As a university professor who focuses in research, Randy spends most his hours in front of a computer. While assessing his posture, it’s clear that a few minor posture changes would make big difference for him. We decide to put most of the focus on his digestive system...

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New Years Resolution from the Network Chiropractor

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Featured, Health, How-To's, Short Entries | 0 comments

New Years Resolution from the Network Chiropractor

It’s a blank canvas ready for the first stroke of paint. It’s a novel waiting to be written. It’s a brand new year, and this Network Chiropractor has simple recommendations to make it the year for health and well-being. These new year’s resolutions will help you feel more connected, extra limber, and brimming with energy in 2015. Check your stress levels We get checked for blood pressure, cholesterol, dental cavities, vision and more. But do we get checked for stress and tension? Stored stress and tension can cause and worsen 95% of illness...

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10 Great Tips for Celebrating a Guilt-free Holiday

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Health, How-To's | 0 comments

The holiday season is in full swing, and boy, am I excited! I love getting together with family and friends, and enjoying all the company, food and decorations! Here are 10 easy tips from a naturopath to enjoy your seasonal favourites, stay healthy and feel great! Tip #1.  Eat Make sure you’re eating regular nutritious meals, and in moderate portions. Focusing on veggies, lean proteins and healthy fats will keep you nourished and feeling full. This way, you won’t be famished and prone to over-eating, which happens when you eat too many...

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Losing 20lb is Easier Than You Think With a Nutritionist

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Featured, Health, How-To's | 0 comments

Losing 20lb is Easier Than You Think With a Nutritionist

Patient stories from Tanya Schultz, Holistic Nutritionist   As a holistic nutritionist, I often find that clients need help correcting digestive and intestinal issues. A common intestinal problem is Candidiasis, or Candida. Tracy was a client I addressed these issues with to assist in her weight loss goal. Sick of yo-yo dieting, she wanted to lose 20 pounds and keep them off. Our first focus was on digestion, a key factor in health goals such as weight loss. It’s crucial to have the digestive system in good working order first and...

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Training for a Half Marathon with Network Chiropractic Care

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Training for a Half Marathon with Network Chiropractic Care

I love running. I love the freedom of starting my exercise regime as soon as I leave the house. It’s also a gratifying way to explore Toronto’s neighbourhoods in a way I would never have the patience for while commuting from place to place. I used to run regularly – my favourite route was through the Wychwood Park neighbourhood and around Casa Loma. That is, until I got injured. One day, I ran too far too fast after a brief hiatus with a worn out pair of old running shoes and I got a major case of shin splints. Running was never the same...

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Clear Day – Body Wisdom

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Clear Day – Body Wisdom

On Saturday, October 18th our Network chiropractors are hosting a Clear Day. Clear Day’s are full day intensive healing events that utilize the momentum of members of the community, entrainment, workshops and more, to achieve healing and clarity that is generally not available in our day to day lives. Come explore your “Body Wisdom” with us. Location Grace Toronto Church 41 Britain Street, Toronto Clear Day – Frequently Asked Questions  What is a “Clear Day”? A “Clear Day” is a focused one day healing-intensive event....

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7 Ways to Keep Your Immune System Strong

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Featured, How-To's | 0 comments

7 Ways to Keep Your Immune System Strong

By Dr. Sarah Vincent, Naturopath Your immune system is working behind the scenes 24/7 to fight off harmful bugs that might otherwise make you very sick. Here are seven things you can do to keep it in top shape, so that you can stay healthy and  strong throughout your day. 1. Eat your veggies! Malnutrition weakens the immune system. By eating your veggies & fruits, you ensure that your body has all the micronutrients it needs to build up a strong immune system and fight off coughs, colds, and the flu. 2. Decrease your sugar intake. Keep...

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Dancing Chipmunks

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Events, Featured, Quotes & Thoughts, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dancing Chipmunks

“I know dance is good medicine for me at these times. Especially at these times.” – Cate Laurier I started my dance “career” as a dancing chipmunk in an elementary school production of The Sound of Music. That was because I didn’t get selected for the chorus, which is what I’d really craved. After recovering from the disappointment, I found myself backstage in a precocious moment of Zen clarity. I chose to dive in fully.“Well gosh darn, I’ll be the best dancing chipmunk I can possibly be”. I danced my heart out. It was...

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Enjoy Life Better with a Gratitude Journal

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Featured, Health, How-To's, Quotes & Thoughts | 0 comments

Enjoy Life Better with a Gratitude Journal

“I know for sure that appreciating whatever shows up for you in life changes your personal vibration. You radiate and generate more goodness for yourself when you’re aware of all you have and not focusing on your have-nots.” – Oprah Winfrey It all started a few years ago when Oprah began a gratitude journal each day. Despite her busy schedule, she made gratitude her daily priority. It allowed her to enjoy the simple moments in life, when money nor fame brought her happiness. And her life became more aligned with her vision. You can read...

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Appreciation Made Practical and Easy

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Featured, How-To's | 0 comments

Appreciation Made Practical and Easy

When was the last time you showed appreciation for someone? At Source Centre, it’s something we strive to do on a moment by moment basis. You’ve probably noticed the difference in your body, emotions and thoughts when you show appreciation. Maybe it’s the same when someone appreciates you? It turns out that the positive emotions experienced with appreciation are beneficial to your health. A recent study (click for link) saw that positive emotions improved physical health. Not surprisingly, greater physical health also had a positive effect on...

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Celebrating and Appreciating You!

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Celebrating and Appreciating You!

Appreciation: Recognition of the quality, value, significance, or magnitude of people and things.  Often through showing gratitude. We practice a great deal of gratitude at Source Centre whether it’s in our daily routine of acknowledging and supporting each other or at our staff meetings where a round of gratitude is shared. Expressing appreciation and thanks is great for maintaining our health and keeping anxiety at bay. Opt for a happy and healthy lifestyle by showing your gratitude—you can express your appreciation for anything and...

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Dance, Dance, Dance

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Events, Featured, Health | 0 comments

Dance, Dance, Dance

This is the title of one of my favorite songs by Steve Miller Band.  Here are the opening lyrics: My grandpa, he’s 95 And he keeps on dancin’ He’s still alive My grandma, she’s 92 She loves to dance And sing some, too I don’t know, but I’ve been told If you keep on dancing You’ll never grow old… I agree!  I love to dance (and sing some too)! Dancing has been a significant part of my life ever since I was a teenager.  I have never had any formal training in dance and I don’t think it is at all...

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Source Centre Spring Refresh Guide

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Featured, Health, How-To's | 0 comments

Source Centre Spring Refresh Guide

Spring is here! This is a great time for cleansing, detox and embarking on new beginnings. We’re delighted to share this guide for designing your own personal cleanse (for best results, invite a friend to join you for greater accountability and fun!). Commit to nourishing yourself with whole foods, connection, and time in nature. Feel great this spring!

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