Posts Tagged: East Toronto

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 […]

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Love

February 01, 2016

Dr. Jen Newell, ND Dr. Jen Newell is passionate about helping people embrace health, feel amazing and easily incorporate “real” food into their busy lives. Her mission is to make health accessible and achievable, and to inspire patients to live an active, vibrant and healthy life. Jen has a clinical focus on digestive health, food […]

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 […]

Therapeutic Touch

December 07, 2015

  By Nancy Brooks, BMusA, Art.Dip., RMT When a registered massage therapist lays their hands on you, you know it. The healing power of touch has been proven by study after study. Why do it? It’s a powerful experience. One in which YOU, the patient are in control. Yes. Many people shy away from using their […]

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 […]

Men’s Health and the Pelvic Floor

November 09, 2015

Men’s Health and the Pelvic Floor…that’s right, fellas, you have one, too By Shannon Stoby Physiotherapist I know, I know…you don’t want to talk about it. I get it. Nobody wants to talk about what’s going on ‘down there’. Incontinence, erectile dysfunction, fertility issues, prostate concerns, constipation, pain. Maybe you’ve been told that you’re just […]

Psychodermatology – The Brain-Skin Connection

October 19, 2015

Psychodermatology – The Brain-Skin Connection By: Dr. Jen Newell I see many women in the clinic for holistic dermatology and one of common denominators among them is the presence of chronic stress. It is one of the most ignored causes of skin concerns from wrinkles to acne, dark bags under the eyes to hives and […]

Improve Your Mood Focus and Concentration – The Pillars of Modern Day Performance!

October 05, 2015

By Dr. Erin Wiley Your mood, focus and concentration are essential to your success. Does that statement ring true for you? Our team works in downtown Toronto with a vibrant, highly skilled and highly motivated clientele. Our clients really know what it means to compete. They have done their due diligence and have put in […]

I Do Not Love Yoga – A Poem by Meghan Walsh

August 18, 2015

I DO NOT LOVE YOGA ~ A poem by Meghan Walsh, Yoga Therapist I do not ‘Love’ yoga the way I Love a friend or a painting or a pet Yoga is how I choose to heal and learn and grow and surrender and let go I respect yoga, it’s tradition and philosophy I honor […]

What is Yoga Therapy?

May 04, 2015

An Introduction to Yoga Therapy at IHI By Meghan Walsh, BFA, Certified Yoga Therapist Imagine being prescribed a pill that gradually healed your back pain while eradicating your worry around the limitations it caused you and as a result opened your eyes wider to the gift that is your life. If you broke open that […]