Healthy Aging Through Physical Activity

By Gord Dewar, B.Sc., B.Sc.P.T., Med.Acu., Reg.Acu. Physiotherapist Lifepath Wellness Centre May is National Physiotherapy Month and this year, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association is promoting Healthy Aging.  One of the easiest ways to encourage healthy aging in your own life is through physical activity. An active lifestyle has been proven to have many benefits; and…

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Chinese Acupuncture for Weight Loss

By By Dr. David He, RAc, TCMD Acupuncturist, Lifepath Wellness Summer is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to evaluate your diet and exercise plan. If your current weight loss methods are not delivering the results you are looking for, and your doctor has ruled out the possibility of health-related weight…

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Avoiding Excess Sugars in Our Diet

Taking Care of Your Body and Your Teeth at the Same Time By Shawn Marie Watson with Colby Jenkins Pn1, Lifepath Wellness Centre March is a busy month for health and wellness. It is ‘National Nutrition Month’ and ‘World Oral Health Day’ falls on March 20th this year as well. There is a strong connection…

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IMPROVING BALANCE AND STABILITY

By Shawn Marie Watson, Lifepath Wellness Centre with Dr. Julian Politylo, Lifepath Wellness Centre Serious injuries can result after a fall; I know this first-hand because my father recently fell down all of 5 stairs, and ended up breaking his back and neck.  When an injury results after an accident of any sort, loved ones…

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All About Your Healthy New Years Resolution… and Sticking to it!

Written by Colby Jenkins, Pn1, RMT Nutrition Coach Lifepath Wellness Centre Anyone can set a New Year’s Resolution however; keeping resolutions is often a whole other story. This year, break the cycle and be prepared to follow through with your goals. The following pointers can be applied to any New Year’s Resolution, but for this…

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Acupuncture Treatment for Bell’s Palsy

Written by Dr. David He, RAc, TCMD Lifepath Wellness Centre Bell’s palsy is a form of temporary facial paralysis resulting from damage or trauma to the facial nerve. When Bell’s palsy occurs, the function of the facial nerve is disrupted, causing an interruption in the messages the brain sends to the facial muscles. This interruption…

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Pregnancy and Your Health

How Nutrition and Exercise Impact Your Pregnancy By Shawn Marie Watson, Lifepath Wellness with Colby Jenkins Pn1, RMT When pregnant, your body does some really amazing things! From the time of conception to the moment you deliver your child, your body requires proper nutrition along with regular exercise in order to keep working at this…

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor Wins Nobel Prize

Written by Dr. David He, RAc, TCMD On October 5, 2015 judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious Physiology/Medicine Noble Prize to William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu. Dr. Youyou Tu, a Traditional Chinese Medical Doctor (TCMD) and scientist, turned to ancient texts to discover a powerful therapy against malaria, which has significantly reduced the…

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Back To School Healthy Eating

Written by Colby Jenkins, Pn1, RMT Nutrition Coach Lifepath Wellness Centre It’s that time of year again! Kids are back in school, which means that it’s time for you to start tackling the daunting task of school lunches and snacks. Packing lunches and snacks for your child can often feel like a chore, but keep…

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Back-to-School Health Checklist

By: Shawn Marie Watson, Chestermere Lifepath Wellness Preparing for back-to-school can be a stressful time for parents.  The following checklist is a great place to start, to ensure a healthy back-to-school experience: * Schedule Eye Examinations: Schedule an eye examination before school starts to help identify any problems your child might have with their eyesight,…

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