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Most Common Groin Pain

Groin pain can be annoying, especially if you are a runner! Being a soccer player (and I think a really good one!), I tend to see fellow soccer players in my clinic complaining of groin pain all the time. The … Continue reading

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How to not get the flu this fall and winter

Patients are starting to trickle in, slowly but surley, with the first of this season’s sniffles.  The dreaded fall cold/flu symptoms are among (some of) us.  What are some of the best ways to prevent a cold, or catch it … Continue reading

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Our Patients LIKE Us :)

It is always wonderful to receive a complement.  As health care practitioners we do what we do because we want to help others live happier lives.  We try to problem solve, research, encourage and educate.  We work with our patients … Continue reading

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Senior’s “Living Well Fair On Lonsdale”

This past Friday September 7th, we attended the Living Well On Lonsdale Senior’s Fair a the John Braidwaithe Community Centre.  It was a well attended, providing important information about various community services available to residents of the Lower Lonsdale area.  Did … Continue reading

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Get a PAP, prevent Cervical Cancer

October 22-28 is PAP Awareness Week in BC.  During this week, women can get free PAP test at various health clinics all over BC.  PAP tests are used to screen for cervical cancer. Early detection of abnormal cervical cells can … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Massage Therapy in North Vancouver

Pregnancy (or ‘Prenatal’) Massage Therapy is a form of treatment specifically tailored for the expectant mother’s needs. The mother’s body is properly positioned and supported during the massage using pillows and padding. Proper positioning ensures comfort and safety for the … Continue reading

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Muscle Cramps!

Almost everyone will experience muscle cramp sometimes in their life! Experiencing muscle cramps are definitely not enjoyable. I used to experience muscle cramps regularly playing soccer. Before getting into the potential causes of muscle cramps, something needs to be clear! … Continue reading

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Eggs: What do Egg labels mean?

As a Naturopathic Doctor I see it as my job to educate my patients and give them the facts about food production and nutrition. Unfortunately I see so many marketing schemes which are fooling people into purchasing the “wrong” product. … Continue reading

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Time to Take an X-ray?

The appropriate time for X-ray and other imaging such as MRI and CT scan is debatable. MRI and CT scan being more expensive (minimum of $800 for MRI), are a lot harder to get done. There is about a 4 … Continue reading

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“Arthitis” is not THAT bad!

“Arthritis” is not THAT bad! Before going into the specifics of Arthritis, let’s break the word down into its parts! Arthro- means joints and anything with a suffix of –itis means inflammation. So YES the inflammation of tonsils are tonsillitis … Continue reading

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