The Wellness Blog

The Wellness Blog

Let 2019 Be the Year You Put Your Mental Health First

When we talk about the idea of being “aligned,” we’re not just referring to your physical body. Your mental health has just as much to do with your overall well-being as your physical health. We believe you can’t treat the body without treating the mind, too.

Mental health has become an increasingly important conversation in our world—and with good reason. It affects everyone in some way, shape, or form.

5 Tips to Relieve Holiday Stress

It’s been drilled into our heads that the holiday season should bring nothing but love and cheer—tis the season to be jolly, after all. But between busy holiday schedules, the financial stress of gift buying, and the perils of holiday eating, it’s easy for stress to creep in and cloud the happiest time of the year.

Sore Neck? You May be Suffering From a Workplace Injury

We often associate the term “workplace injury” with dramatic slip and falls, or accidents associated with heavy machinery. But the truth is, your average 9-5 desk job puts you just as much at risk of suffering a work-related injury—it’s just not as obvious. Think...

How a Functional Movement Assessment Can Build Better Athletes

It doesn’t take an expert in evolution to see that the human body was built to move. Every day at our clinic in Newmarket, we treat athletes who push their bodies to new limits—whether it be lifting weights, swimming, running marathons, or recovering from difficult...

Back to School: How Kids Can Benefit from Massage Therapy

Adults often reward themselves with a massage when life gets hectic. Yet between schoolwork, extracurricular activities, peer pressure, and bullying, kids are juggling almost as much as their parents. So why isn’t it more common for kids to be treated to a massage?...

What Parents Need to Know about Concussions and Second-Impact Syndrome

With the back-to-school season hot on our heels, excitement for the competitive sports season is starting to build. For parents of young athletes that means it’s time to start budgeting for equipment and organizing training schedules—but safety should also be top of mind for active kids, especially those who play contact sports like football or hockey.

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