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Please enjoy this collection of health articles, tips, recipes and news from our expert clinical team members, including physicians, dietitians, kinesiologists, psychologists, neuropsychologists and family health nurses.

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Keeping Your Balance

Copeman Kinesiologist Nadine Sinnen supports new research coming out of UBC examining the effects of air pollution on cognitive factors, including balance.

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PRP therapy – A new treatment for joint and tendon injuries

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is an all-natural form of therapy that helps speed healing of chronic injuries including joint and muscle ailments

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Does your weight on the scale really matter? An InBody assessment could reveal the answer

Have you ever wondered exactly how to assess your body composition – or why that might be important? That’s where InBody comes into play.

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FreeStyle Libre – A game-changer for diabetes management

The Libre has significantly improved my quality of life and has virtually freed me from the daily struggles of diabetes management.

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New system says goodbye to finger pricking for diabetes management

With the new FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitor, Canadians with diabetes now have a more convenient way to obtain their blood glucose reading.

Physiotherapy is key for pelvic floor dysfunction

Here’s why your Kegel exercises might not work as well as you thought they would

Pelvic floor functionality is something many women don’t think about – but perhaps more women should. Physiotherapy is key for pelvic floor dysfunction.

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New vaccine significantly improves shingles protection

A new vaccine called Shingrix has been shown to offer significantly improved protection against shingles

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Easy One-Pan Paprika Chicken with Veggies

Just because a meal sounds fancy, doesn’t mean it has to be complicated. This recipe for a one-pan paprika chicken bake takes about 10 minutes to prepare and is full of flavour and veggies to please everyone in your family!

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How to Eat More Veggies

One of the most common pieces of advice we give to clients is to eat more veggies. However we often find it difficult to get that recommended half plate-full of veggies at lunch and dinner. So why is it so tough and what can we do to eat more?

Notalgia Paresthetica Relieved by Cervical Traction

This study, by Rhonda Low, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FAAP, Leah A. Swanson, MD, and David L. Swanson, MD, FAAD was published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine in December, 2017. Abstract Notalgia paresthetica is a syndrome of unilateral, chronic pruritis that is associated with burning pain, paresthesia, numbness, and hyperesthesia localized to the […]