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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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Warming up for exercise after winter

It is wise to “warm up” our muscles with daily exercises to lower our risk for injury after months of winter exercise hibernation.

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of body metabolism consisting of abnormal glucose, cholesterols, blood pressure and large waist. Know your risk, as only your health professional can diagnose and help you manage it.

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Go Green… With Your Workout!

Finally winter is gone. This is the perfect opportunity to get out of the glare of your computer glow an the dull light of your television and make the switch to the great outdoors.

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Fruits and Vegetables – Nature’s Gift To Prevent And Manage Metabolic Syndrome

To protect against heart disease, certain cancers, and help boost immunity – veggies and fruits provide antioxidants – substances that protect cells from damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals.

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The Top 5 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Stress has a very real physical impact on your health. When we experience stress, changes occur in our hormone levels as a result of our system’s fight or flight response to stress.

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Prostate Health and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Are you suffering from weak or interrupted urine flow? Learn why and what to do next.

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Exercise: Keeping Your Bones Healthy

Osteoporosis can be prevented and managed through pharmacologic interventions, nutrition and physical activity. Our focus in physiotherapy is to promote physical activity.

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Healthy Eating For Your Bones

Did you know that 25% of women and 13% of men over 50 have osteoporosis? Calcium and vitamin D are bone strengthening nutrients: make sure you are getting enough!

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Member Lynne Spence Runs for Her Life

“I’ve never felt stronger, and the annual health assessment at the Centre has helped quantify my success and keep the encouragement going for continuous improvement to my health”.

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Gluteal Amnesia – Is It Affecting Your Golf Swing?

Golf may not be a vigorous aerobic workout, however it is not a game for the ‘un-fit’ individual. Golf requires a great deal of flexibility, coordination, strength and balance