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Health Centre of Milton’s Friends and Family Skate

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Your invited to join Us for a few laps around the rink at our Friends and Family Skating Party Skate with your Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, Massage Therapist, Acupuncturist and Naturopathic Doctor. We will be on the ice and you can join us! Friends and Family of patients are welcome to join us for a few laps around the rink and stay for light food and refreshments afterwards. When: Sunday Feb 18th 2018 Where: Milton Sports Centre Time: Lace up at 2:45pm, Skating from 3:00pm-4:00pm, Food and Refreshments from 4:00pm-6:00pm Please RSVP by Friday Feb 10th with number of expected attendees. You can RSVP at the front desk in person, by phone 905-878-8131 or by email: drdan@healthcentreofmilton.ca  

Welcome Back our Physiotherapist

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The Health Centre of Milton Team welcomes back Nicole We are excited to have Nicole back in the office starting next week. She is returning to us after taking some time off to welcome her baby girl into the world. Our current physiotherapist, Alana, will be working together with Nicole to assist in any transitions for patients. Having Nicole back in the office will increase the available hours for physiotherapy patients. Please see our contact page for more information with regards to her availability.

Staying Healthy in the New Year

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With the busy holiday season and sugar treats hopefully behind us, Dr Tanya Lee shares some tips to stay healthy in 2018 By Dr. Tanya Lee, N.D. Just like us, our immune system is dependent on sleep, and regulated hormone patterns in order to stay healthy. During the day, our bodies secrete a hormone called cortisol, a hormone that helps us metabolize carbohydrates, fats and protein to give us energy throughout the day. Cortisol is not a bad hormone, however, excessive release of cortisol is when we run in to health problems. By night time, cortisol levels decrease while growth hormone and the well-known sleep hormone, melatonin, prevail during the night. Growth hormone and melatonin are important in regulating sleep and rejuvenating the immune system, and regenerating the body for the next day. When our bodies are over-stressed and in overdrive, cortisol is Read More

Back to School Charity BBQ

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Thanks for everyone’s support! $602.21 Donated to Girls Inc Halton The Health Centre of Milton would like to thank everyone for their support at our Back to School Charity BBQ. We were excited to host our 10th Charity BBQ last Saturady September 9th 2017. It was a beautiful day and we were thrilled to see lots of smiling faces as people used the bouncy castle, got a demo massage and enjoyed a BBQ lunch. All proceeds ($602.21)  were donated to Girls Incorporated of Halton  which helps empower girls to reach their full potential and understand, value, and assert their rights.

Migraines and Acupuncture

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Relief Without the Side Effects. Migraines are life changers. There is a reason the hashtag #notjustaheadache exists, migraines aren’t your average head pain. They interrupt work, home, relationships and everything else that needs to happen in a day. Their effect is significant, but luckily so is the relief. Let me tell you straight away, it doesn’t matter how many years you have suffered or how bad the pain can get, there is relief for you in acupuncture. Now , I may be biased, but I’ve seen amazing results over and over again with people that have suffered for years , decades even, with debilitating head pain. I’m talking lights out, no noise, no strong smells, no sitting up, seeing auras and sever nausea. The pinnacle of headache and pain. There is a solution. Of course your “not just a headache” Read More

Your Whole World is On Your Shoulders

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Safe Ways to Lift and Carry your Baby A study in the Journal of Orthopaedics reported that 50-90% of pregnant women will likely experience lower back pain. This pain may persist after giving birth if you don’t take action. Keep your back healthy at home Here are some ways to reduce the risk of back and neck pain: Lighten your load -Choose a diaper bag that distributes weight evenly across your body to limit the stress of isolated muscles. Stretch your body -While your baby is old enough for tummy time, join them on the floor and do some exercises to stretch your neck and back. Feed comfortably -When nursing, avoid hunching and keep your baby close to you. Also choose a comfortable, upright chair with a pillow. Keep your baby close -Don’t stretch your arms out – bring your Read More

Get Set to Garden

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Plant and Rake without the Ache Courtesy of the Ontario Chiropractic Association Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. But many Canadians sustain injuries that can be easily prevented with a little know-how. The right moves Use the right moves to lighten the load on your back. Kneel, don’t bend, to plant. Change your body position often. Take frequent breaks. Alternate between light and heavy chores. Drink lots of water. And most importantly, loosen-up before you start out. Warm up Before you begin any physical activity, warming up is a key factor in preventing injury. Take a walk, even on the spot. Ten to 15 minutes should do it. Don’t forget to lift your knees and gently swing your arms. Stretch before you start To plant and rake without the ache, do each Read More

Skate Safe!

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Learn how to keep you and your family safe this skating season. Ice skating is a favourite Canadian pastime and can be a great family activity for the winter, whether indoor or outdoor. Here is a list of tips to skate safe! Dress warm! Layers are important. Make sure they are breathable, easy to move in, and can be removed as needed. Waterproof gloves and thick socks will help keep fingers and toes warm. Make sure skates are the right fit. When purchasing a new pair of skates, make sure you try them on with the same thickness of socks you will be wearing while skating to avoid buying skates that are too tight. Maintain your skates. Skating on dull skates can increase the risk of injury. Have them sharpened by a professional prior to your first skate of the Read More