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Helping the Body to Adapt During Pregnancy

By Anne-Marie Mougeot, Osteopathic Practitioner D.O.M.P., D.Sc.O, B.Sc. Kin One of the most beautiful examples of our body’s ability to adapt and to demonstrate balance and strength can be seen during pregnancy. There are amazing physical, hormonal, and emotional changes that take place in order to accommodate and support a growing fetus. So many shifts…

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Food Doesn’t Have to Be a Fight

By Kavanagh Danaher, RD, BSN(H) I see clients in all life stages, but there is nothing more effective for lifelong healthy behaviours around food as talking to a parent and child about food. In terms of preventing chronic disease and unhealthy coping mechanisms related to food, parents play the primary role. Kids create lifelong habits…

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Attenuation of postoperative adhesions using a modeled manual therapy

This paper was published recently and is using techniques developed at Squamish Integrated Health to resolve and prevent postoperative adhesion formation after surgeries. Susan Chapelle is the co-investigator on this grant from National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Postoperative adhesions are pathological attachments that develop between abdominopelvic structures following surgery. Considered unavoidable and ubiquitous, postoperative…

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Nutrition Interventions for Couples

If you are interested in having your nutrition goals stick, it is important that the people around you are supportive. There are three pieces of the puzzle when making behaviour changes around nutrition, they are: Your individual beliefs, knowledge and attitudes Your social network and community of support (family, friends, etc.) Your environment (availability and…

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Musicians and RSI

Musicians and RSI – An interview with therapist Susan Chapelle by Mark Korven, musician and composer For most of my 30-year career as a musician, I’ve been blissfully free of aches and pains. I could pound away at the keyboard for hours on end and then run out to play a couple of sets of…

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