Is the Way You Move Creating Your Pain?

Do you move functionally? Are you able to perform the activities you want to easily and without producing pain in your body? Ultimately our brains control our movement, and as it turns out we are pretty clever. When we give the instruction for our body to perform a movement, such as lifting a box or…

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3 Reasons to get Acupuncture During Pregnancy

  “A pregnant woman carries with her the finest piece of jade. She should enjoy all things, look at fine pictures and be attended by handsome servants”.   – Advice from an ancient Chinese classic   3 Great Reasons to Get Acupuncture during Pregnancy 1.       It cures what ails you From nausea, to mild aches or…

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The Ins and Outs of Breathing: Part II

by Dr. Paul Fleming, DC, BSc.Kin “If breathing is not normalized – no other movement can be.” -Karel Lewit In Part I on breathing, we discussed the importance of proper respiratory mechanics, highlighting some of the conditions that can be attributed to breathing dysfunction.  We also reviewed what proper vs. improper respiratory mechanics are, and…

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The Ins and Outs of Breathing: Part I

By Dr. Paul Fleming, DC, Bsc. Kin Breathing.  It is something that most of us will take for granted.  It happens automatically. Yet unlike other “automatic” functions in our body such as our heartbeat or digestions, we can consciously control how we breathe. Many common complaints can result from, or be amplified by, incorrect breathing. …

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Staying Warm all Winter Long with Moxabustion

by Jennifer Ramos, R.Ac Baby, its cold outside… and it will be for the next 4 months or so! While most of us here in Squamish love to play outside in the snowy mountains this time of year, the COLD factor can sometimes get overwhelming. Trips to Mexico and sunny destinations are a nice way…

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Physiotherapy / Yoga Therapy

Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals with a significant role in health promotion and treatment of injury and disease. They combine their in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.

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