Pain Management & Self Care

Bacteria and Your Health

May 17, 2013

The New York Post recently published an article on the bacteria’s influence on health.  It outlines the research at the American Gut Project, a study that aims to map out the bacteria involved in our digestive system the same way that the Human Genome Project mapped out our genetic code.  Some of the things they […]

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The Benefits of Yoga

October 14, 2012

Yoga can be key to helping you recover from an injury, undo years of bad postural habits, or relieve your stress. Like few other exercises, yoga has the ability to get you focussing on breath, willing chronically tight muscles to loosen.  It creates a mind body awareness of how you are positioned and starts a […]

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Gluteus Medius Exercises to help IT Band Pain

August 11, 2012

The gluteus medius muscle is located in the upper part of the glutes, just below the hip bone (iliac crest).  The gluteus medius muscle is very important in stabilizing our hips during exercise or sport.  It is weak in most people and this weakness can be a major source of problems in the lower back, […]

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Candida Diary #12: Ancient Chinese Secret

June 22, 2012

June 6 Up until recently, I had relied completely on Inno-Vite’s products and my restricted diet to cure my candida, but on Thursday of last week, I remembered the many successes I had from a doctor of chinese medicine on Gerrard St.  Traditional Chinese medicine treats candida quite differently.  In traditional Chinese medicine, yeast infections […]

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Candida Diary #11: What Now?

June 19, 2012

May 24 Today was not a great day.  My dizziness came back with a vengeance.  I recently suffered from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) first in October of last year.  It is a terrible condition where a bit of crystal breaks loose in your inner ear disrupting your sense of balance.  It makes walking, standing, […]

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Candida Diary #10: Bigger Faster Stronger

June 14, 2012

May 23 2012 I hit the gym again today.  I can’t believe that I have all the strength that I do considering what I eat. It is hard to believe that when I first started, I could barely get through a short workout, and now, I have lots of energy after my workout is already […]

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