Suffer from pain and/or loss of sensation in the thumb and possibly neighboring fingers? Need to shake your hand and wrist out in the morning to make the hand feel better? Getting hand weakness? These are some common signs and
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Suffer from kneecap pain? Suffer from pain in the front of the knee? There is a good chance you could be suffering from Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). This post provides some insight into the syndrome and some simple tips to
Cracking through the Tough Shell to the Facts Input from Dr. Alex Del Duca, ND and Dr. Courtenay Boer, ND Over the last 5 years the popularity of coconut oil has grown into a 2.7 billion dollar industry! The ubiquitous
Prevention of Dance Injuries
A basic overview on the topic of “Prevention of Dance Injuries” that we presented to dancers and parents of the Rhythm Dance Academy in October 2019. Please feel free to use and share the attached files. There is even some
Gut Bacteria and Antibiotics – Friends or Foes?
by Alex Del Duca, Naturopathic Doctor (ND) The Microbiome Each healthy person is currently host to millions of helpful bacteria that live inside the human gut. An adult has 387 known species of bacteria living in their gut experts estimate
Baseball Warm Up
A simple and easy baseball warm up that we presented to the Ladysmith Baseball Association at the start of the 2019 ball season. Please feel free to use and share the attached files. Let’s teach those kids good habits at
The Ketogenic Diet
by Alex Del Duca, Naturopathic Graduate What is the Ketogenic Diet? The ketogenic diet was first developed in 1924 by Dr.Russell Wilder of the Mayo Clinic as a treatment for epilepsy. This diet is about managing and manipulating your macronutrients.
Canada Food Guide
“Let food by thy medicine and medicine by thy food.” – Hippocrates After months of speculation the new Canada Food Guide was released in January 2019. We are excited to promote the many positive changes that Canada’s food guide has
5 Basic Immune System Boosting Strategies
We all know people in our lives that never seem to get sick and those that struggle each year during cold and flu season. The variation in this may be lying in our immune systems.
Sports Physio in Finland
This trip to Levi, Finland marked my 8th trip working with Alpine Canada Alpin (ACA) and my 3rd trip to the Scandinavian region.