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Make yourself a cup of love :) with Lailee

Immune Boosting Tonics There is something so soothing about a warm tonic!  Nevermind the ingredients, even the ritual of making and drinking it can foster a deep sense of well-being.  These three recipes below are just examples of tonics you can whip up to bring yourself & your family a little piece of peace.  Hopefully you […]

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We are in a Collective Initiation.

With Shelley Harrison I’ve been quiet since the covid-19…what do I even call it…scare, epidemic, pandemic, revelation, interruption, incident…INITIATION. I’ve watched my inbox fill up with all kinds of responses, reactions, comments, interpretations. I’m not much of a bandwagon person, so I’ve just sat back and watched, listened.  I spent 2 full days navigating my […]

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Post Concussion Syndrome – How Osteopathy Can Help

A concussion can occur from any impact or motion that causes the brain to move rapidly inside the skull. Mild, moderate, or severe concussion can result in changes to normal brain functioning and cause symptoms such as: nausea Issues with thinking and remembering headache blurred vision dizziness balance issues fatigue emotional upset Those who have […]

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Keep on Cycling with Jason, RMT

Summer is on full blast and I hope everyone is having a great time outside! Just a friendly reminder to all who enjoy exercise via cycle power: keep your muscles loose and limber using any of these stretches and look forward to a healthy, adventure-filled summer! Anterior and posterior forearms (flexion and extension) after gripping […]

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Articles under: wellness ottawa

Should I be sore after my Massage? with Christine Anderson RMT

Even though you are passive during a massage, the muscles are being stimulated in a way that is similar to a workout; cycling through a repeating pattern of stretch-contract. This creates micro tears in the muscle, increases blood flow and eventually results in inflammation. The inflammation is what causes the soreness and is also what […]

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What does self-care look like for you? With Teresa RMT

Something we all strive to find in life is balance – or so we say, but what does that even mean in today’s busy world? Seems like every time I pay attention there are newer, better ideas of things I need to be doing to help me better my life, and better myself. We have […]

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Transition Sundays

This post is brought to you by our Manual Osteopath Carolyn!   Summer is around the corner and so are weekends full of vacations, weddings, and fun summer activities. Here are 6 tips to get you work-week ready after a big weekend of summer fun: Stretching You spent all weekend walking, dancing, swimming, golfing etc. […]