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The Secret Life of Scars

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  They adorn our bodies like badges of injuries gone by.  An accident in our youth, life-saving surgery or elective joint replacement; whatever the cause the body’s physical healing follows the same path.  If it is minor, our skin will heal itself, knitting the wound back together creating a faint line.  If it’s surgical then […]

Let’s Talk Feet!

Posted on: April 14th, 2018 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Let’s Talk Feet!   Did you know that your foot (yes just one of them) contains 26 bones, 33 joints, more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments? That may seem like a lot in a relatively small package, but then again, your feet have the very important task of supporting the entire body.  Considering the average adult takes approximately […]

Change Your Diet, Change Your Life

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  My Own Journey with Health Issues At the age of 63, I was suffering multiple, progressive and detrimental physical symptoms, severely restricting my physical mobility and energy level.  As a health care practitioner, I had tried several dietary restrictions myself with limited relief.  Faced with a diagnosis of an auto-immune disease, my specialist gave me an option and […]

What is Acupuncture and How Can It Improve My Health?

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  Today, Acupuncture is one of the most popular practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the West. TCM is a complementary health approach that first originated in ancient China more than 2,500 years ago and has been evolving ever since. Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific anatomic […]

What does being healthy mean to you?

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  Is it an hour a day at the gym?  Eating salad with your dinner?  Being a week-end warrior (insert sport)?  Is it simply not being sick?   Did you know that 1 hour at the gym in a 24 hour period only translates to being active 4% of your day?  4%.  That’s it.  So […]

Will you be heathier, or sicker, one year from now?

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

We have all made our resolutions for the year… what did yours include? Better eating? Improved health? Exercise?  Where are you right now with your goals? The first step is always the hardest!   We don’t like change, in fact we resist it as our old habits take over.  But it’s amazing how a little change […]

SPOTLIGHT – Sharyn Nasmith, Certified Holistic Nutritionist

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  We always are the ones asking the questions, so sometimes we like to turn it around for a little Q & A with the Practitioners. Meet Sharyn… What motivated you to become a holistic nutritionist? I was initially drawn to holistic nutrition after battling some of my own health issues and finding that the […]

Movement and Alignment for Health

Posted on: July 8th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Movement and Alignment for Health  I had the pleasure of presenting at Mystic Pointe Yoga after their Community Yoga Class.  Here are the highlights of that presentation.  If you’re looking for a great studio in the neighbourhood you should definitely check them out at http://mysticpointeyoga.com/ Now back to the highlights: Your body is amazing…  Almost too […]

Why is Postural Alignment Important?

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Kingsway Health 1 Comment

WHY IS POSTURAL ALIGNMENT IMPORTANT? What are the long term side effects of bad posture? Shawn Henderson, D.C.   Outside of not looking healthy, poor posture has several significant health implications.  First of all it is important to realize that gravity works against us all our life and the earlier we begin to get into […]

Natural Ways to Improve Your Fertility

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Natural Ways to Improve Your Fertility By Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND     Making a baby seems quite simple.  Sperm meets egg, cells divide creating a mini human, wait nine months and voila…baby is born!  For many couples, this is a natural process that takes place without any roadblocks.  However, sometimes it doesn’t work out […]