272022Aug
Mind Body Rewired: An update from Mel

Mind Body Rewired: An update from Mel

Hello beautiful Active Living Community! I am SO excited to finally share the news… This past year has been a journey for me – to uncover WHY I wasn’t healing from injury as I should have. It gave me the opportunity to learn, grow, and dig deeper. Read more about my story here . This…

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102022Jun
June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

As June is Scoliosis Awareness month, I wanted to share some helpful infographics about Scoliosis. Included here is some of the things to look for – risk factors for Scoliosis; as well as some other facts about Scoliosis that can help with early detection. If you have more questions about Scoliosis, please reach out to…

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32022May
Dynamic Cupping!

Dynamic Cupping!

This wonderful treatment is offered in our clinic by Janine Henry and Ben Granger. Cupping therapy is one of the oldest and most effective method of soft tissue manipulation on the body. Basically, silicone cups are used to create negative pressure and are dragged or placed over the body in areas of restriction. You can expect it to…

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282022Mar
Is Miso Your Cup of Tea?

Is Miso Your Cup of Tea?

Hello lovely people! First things first, HAPPY SPRING! What a wonderful time of year, where we can put the dark, cold, wet behind us and SPRING into more energy from the big, bright source of Vitamin D! Speaking of energy, and vitamins, with a side of minerals… I wanted to share with you a home-made…

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122021Dec
The holiday blog post. 🎄

The holiday blog post. 🎄

Time for my favourite season of all. I couldn’t put my finger on the one thing that makes the season so magical. The awful Hallmark movies that I wait all year for, the decorating, great wine with friends and time slowing down enough to be enjoyed with the ones we love. One of my fondest…

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152021Oct
New addition to the Active Living Family! 

New addition to the Active Living Family! 

Kyle and his wife Andrea would like to introduce their baby boy Austin William McLeod! Austin was born on July 27th, weighing in at a solid 8 lbs, 3 oz and 20 inches long. At almost 3 months old his happy personality is starting to come out and his favourite activities are tummy time, smiling…

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92021Sep
What is Upper-Crossed Syndrome?

What is Upper-Crossed Syndrome?

Upper-Crossed Syndrome is an imbalance between anterior and posterior muscles. Our ears should line up with our shoulders; there the head and neck act as lever. If the head is tilted forward it causes more strain and muscle contraction to keep the head upright, resulting in an anterior head carriage and internal rotation of shoulders….

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92021Jul
Exercise: Prioritizing consistency over perfection

Exercise: Prioritizing consistency over perfection

At times it may seem impossible to prioritize your ideal workout or self-care practice.  If you’ve found yourself trying to keep up with what once was realistic for you, even though your life may have shifted – you’re not alone.  With a newborn baby in my family’s life again, I quickly found it necessary for…

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232021Apr
‘Pain in the @ss’: Otherwise Known as Sciatica

‘Pain in the @ss’: Otherwise Known as Sciatica

Hello, all you cool cats in cyberspace. In the spirit of not being controversial and in the context that almost everything is controversial right now I was thinking about making my blog post for this year about something tepid and bland. I would like to talk briefly about human trafficking crimes. Just kidding. I would…

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