What is Cupping? Cupping is a type of therapy used in tradition Chinese medicine to stimulate energy flow and promote healing in the body. Special cups are placed on the skin and a vacuum seal is formed between the cup and skin. Most recently this type of therapy gained notoriety [...]
Too good to be true? Don't all women have to suffer during menopause? Maybe not! Read this article from Dr. Nina to learn more. Why suffer during Menopause? Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, anxiety, vaginal dryness, low libido; these are just some of the many unpleasant side effects woman can [...]
Patient - "Dr. Nick, I want to lose weight." Dr. Nick - "OK. Tell me what you want more of." Patient - Puzzled look on their face. Dr. Nick - "Yes, you want less body fat, but you want more of..." Our brains need a goal, a focus, and a [...]
A slip on the ice is a small thing...unless that slip leads to a fall or low back pain! Or whiplash, shoulder strain, knee twist...need I go on? With all the snow and ice inherent in a Muskoka winter season, preparing for the worst is advisable. If you do suffer [...]
If you have hurt yourself at work - back pain, shoulder pain, neck and many others - consider Chiropractic. We can bill WSIB directly and focus and helping you feel better, heal and get back to work. Give us a call if you have any questions. Read this article to [...]
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT? By Dr. Nina Lauffer, Naturopathic Doctor "You are what you eat." You have likely heard this phrase more than a few times, but have you thought about what it really means? Why is good nutrition so fundamentally important for physical and mental well-being? Your food [...]
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"How should I sleep Dr. Nick?" is a common question that I get from my patients. Such a seemingly simple and natural activity, sleeping can sometimes make things worse and we feel worse instead of rested and better. This article will help.
Are you ready to be confused and overwhelmed? Losing fat is a highly emotional endeavor, yet we tend to approach it rationally. Unfortunately this rarely works in the long run. If you would like help with this; to be able to address your mental/emotional habits/needs, then feel to join us [...]
Stress is a common and normal experience for human beings. In fact, there is an optimal level of stress that keeps us focused and improves performance, however too much is too much. Common ways to manage stress include: exercise proper nutrition adequate rest & sleep From our professional offerings, we [...]