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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and POTS

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or “POTS”, commonly affects people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)[1].  In simple terms, POTS involves blood pooling...

What do Chiropractors do?

The short answer is - I help folks with pain feel better.  Plain and simple. How I do that is a longer answer, and likely what you are interested in knowing!

9 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season!

With Christmas right around the corner, some of my clients are looking for advice on how to stay on track . Many are surprised with the lack of rigid guidelines I tend to provide: Remember the big picture. A couple days of indulgence is unlikely to derail all of your progress.

LISTEN – Dr Pam on Women’s Health Unplugged

Dr. Pam sat down for this interesting interview on Brain Health - specifically about Neurological Reserve, what it is, and how to support it.

Nutrition for Mental Health

Tiffany Rusch, Dietitian, shares the Mediterranean Diet’s benefits for Mental Health - and simple steps you can take right now!

WATCH – An Introduction to Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Morsal Niazi, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, tells us what this therapy is and the extensive training she has undertaken to offer this service.

Let’s talk about CARBS!

Carbohydrates continue to be one of the most controversial nutrients, causing unneeded stress and anxiety for people trying to eat...

Embracing Uncertainty – A personal path through anxiety

As a counsellor, my skill set aims at supporting folks who struggle with anxiety, depression and life transitions.  I bring...

3 Reasons Why People with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome May Have Persistent Pain

As a physiotherapist, I was first exposed to Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) in 2008.  A young woman with EDS came into...

How Acupuncture Modulates Stress

From the principles of Chinese medicine we know that there is a spectrum of healthy human emotions including, joy, anger,...

Osteopathy is Anatomy, Anatomy and Anatomy – and a bit more!

The expression repeated by the creator of Osteopathy, Dr. Andrew Still, highlights the most essential knowledge to manipulate the body...

Moroccan Chickpea Stew – Crockpot/Slowcooker!

When we posted the first recipe of this series, more than one person asked about adapting the recipe for a...

Squash Mac – a vegan twist on a comfort dish!

For this plant-based recipe feature, we are highlighting nutritional yeast. This ingredient is well known to vegetarian and vegan folks...

TVP Taco Filling Recipe – ready in 15 minutes!

Coming at you with another low cost, quick and easy plant based meal! This week, we are featuring TVP (Textured...

Acacia Health Learn-In: Emotion Focused Therapy with Natasha Files

Hello Acacia Health Community! Each month Acacia Health hosts educational workshops for our team. This month we are excited to...

Recovering From Chronic Pain: Article #3

Trying to make sense of your pain experience, understand pain better, and finding your way.