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What is Osteopathy and what do Osteopaths do? By Fergus O'Connor

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (18)

What is Osteopathy and what do Osteopaths do?

As a Licensed Manual Osteopath based in Toronto I’m always having to explain what Osteopathy is and what Osteopaths do. Many people don’t know who Osteopaths are and its surprising that the profession is still relatively unknown to the general public compared with Physiotherapy or Chiropractic approaches. Having worked in Physiotherapy and Sports Injury clinics, I myself misunderstood the Osteopathic approach and what th...

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Back pain: Have you suffered? by Fergus O'Connor

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Do you know about low back pain? If not you may find out about it at some stage: The facts are pretty grim:Up to 85% of working people can expect to experience low back pain during their lifetime. To put that in context that’s more than 8 out of 10 of us will experience low back pain.

The low back pain epidemic has been constantly increasing over the past few years and working as an Osteopath in Torontoover 70% of the cases I see are back pain related. Increased bod...

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Homeopathic Arnica!

Posted on December 14, 2016 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)
Arnica has to be the most popular homeopathic remedy in the world! Even doctors know about it. It is a great remedy to have at home or in the car, in fact I highly recommend you add it to your First Aid Kit. Arnica is prescribed homeopathically in a wide range of conditions, including bruises, sprains, muscle aches, wound healing, rheumatic pain, inflammation from insect bites, swelling due to fractures and other conditions caused by overexertion or trauma. This remedy stimulates healing... Read Full Post »

Qi Gong by Ted Martins

Posted on April 26, 2016 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (25)

Qi Gong (CHEE KUNG) is a set of exercises that dates back thousands of years, to the origins of Taoisim. It consists of literally thousands of techniques, and is part of the overall Traditional Chinese Medicine system. Much like acupuncture and herbal treatments, Qi Gong addresses the natural radiant energy inside of all of us. We are surrounded and permeated by electromagnetic fields, that tie us to the earth's gravitational pull. When our emotions or lifestyle conflict wi...

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3 - Day Grape Fast by Anna Sienicka

Posted on September 29, 2015 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)


3 - Day Gentle Grape Fast

Next Full Moon is tomorrow and this special lunar phase is the best time to start the cleanse. Why start on a Full Moon? During this phase our body is at its peak of fullness, when we have the most energy and strength, our weight is up so w...

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Beat the Yeast! How To Deal With Candida by Tamarack Man

Posted on July 17, 2015 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (7)

The term ‘Candida’ refers to a collective group of yeast-like fungi that are naturally present in the human intestines, mouth, throat, skin and urinary system. Generally it is Candida Albicans that is implicated in states of chronic yeast infections.


Candida is normally present in the colon and is kept in check – along with other ‘bad bacteria’ – by the probiotics or, ‘good bacteria’. The over-consumption of sugars, breads, al...

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Nutrition + PIlates for A Flat Belly

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

By: Karolina Boryca, CNP & Brittany Coughlan, Certified Pilates Instructor

Do you ever wonder why you can’t achieve the flat belly that you desire?  Karolina Boryca and Brittany Coughlan have written this article just for you, including:  3 nutritional tips and 3 pilates moves to give you a natural tummy tuck j...

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10 Homeopathic Treatments for the Common Cold

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)


By:  Maeghan Laws, Registered Homeopath

Homeopathy for Colds and Influenza


As we are well into cold and flu season this year, many people are seeking homeopathic remedies for treatment. Let’s start by examining what a “cold” actually is and how to differentiate symptoms from the &...

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Benefits of Bach Flower Remedies

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

By: Maeghan Laws, Registered Homeopath


Dr. Edward Bach (1886-1936) discovered the Original 38 Bach Flower Remedies that correct emotional imbalances by replacing negative emotions with positive ones. These remedies have been divided into seven groups, which are categorized by fear, uncertainty, insufficient interest ...

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Flat Belly Blueberry Lemon Detox Water Recipe

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (1)

By: Karolina Boryca, Certified Nutritional Practitioner


½ cup organic blueberries

2 cups (64 ounces) spring or filtered water

1/2 large organic lemon—cut into ½- inch slices

1 dried Medjool date (optional but adds nice sweetness to the water)

1-2 drops lemon essential...

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