Posts Tagged: CorkTown

Self-love vs. Shame…The Origin of a Fitness Goal

February 29, 2016

By Shannon Stoby, Physiotherapist We are bombarded with photoshop-ed images of perfection, inundated with social media accounts of the perfect lives of others. Some days it is pretty hard to feel like we measure up. There are a lot of people talking about self-love; but, in general, there is still a lot more shaming going […]

Catapult Your Confidence

January 18, 2016

By Dr. Jen Newell, Naturopathic Doctor We’ve all seen the recent Kelloggs commercial – “97% of women have an ‘I hate my body’ moment every single day.” This is a powerful statement and a sad reality. How often have you looked in a mirror or caught a glimpse of yourself and fell victim to those […]

Confidence Over Incontinence—The Role of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

January 04, 2016

By: Shannon Stoby, PT, MScPT Being in control is comforting. Things are safe and predictable. We know what’s going to happen. We’ve got this. Any health issue can challenge our idea of the control we think we have, but perhaps the body’s most glaring indication of the lack of control is incontinence. Whether a woman […]

Men’s Skincare 101 – 10 Tips for Clearer, Younger-Looking Skin

November 16, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell   I am beginning to see more and more men in my office looking for support to improve their skin. It is becoming much more common for men to be looking for a protocol to ensure their skin is healthy and clear. Nope to Bar Soap Investing in a proper cleanser […]

Your Brain on Sleep: A DIY Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep

October 26, 2015

Your Brain on Sleep: A DIY Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, Naturopathic Doctor We all have experienced the way sleep affects our brain. When we get a good night’s slumber and we feel alert and full of energy the next day. Our mood is more stable, and we’re able to […]

Pumpkin Spice Enzyme Peel

October 23, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND This mask and enzyme peel will leave your skin glowing. It’s definitely better for your skin than the fall-favourite Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, which heals and softens the skin. It also has natural enzymes (alpha hydroxyl acids) that gently exfoliate the skin and promote […]

Confessions of a Naturopath: I hate working out.

June 15, 2015

By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND In honour of MOVILITY month at IHI, I have a confession to make – I hate working out. Yes you read that right – I’m a naturopathic doctor that hates working out. In high school I played on a number of sports teams and worked part time as a […]