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Promoting Better Sleep

In November I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful sleep seminar by Kathy Somers of the “Stress Management and High Performance Clinic” in Guelph. I thought that in this busy, high-pressure season it might be useful to pass on the tips she shared and Ms. Somers kindly gave me permission to do so. Unless [...]

Robert’s Return

As of December, 2013 there is no firm date for the return of Robert Del Medico, R.M.T.  He is hopeful that he will be able to return to work early in 2014.  Please check this site for information as we know more.  Thank you for your concern and well-wishes. [...]

Health Investment Rates

In order to conform with OCA standards, the fees for chiropractic care will be increasing as of January 1st, 2014.  Please call the office for details.  Likewise, the massage rates will rise by $5.00 in the new year. [...]

Holiday Hours

Advance Family Chiropractic & Massage Therapy will be completely closed for Christmas from Monday, December 23rd through Saturday, January 4th. We will re-open with normal hours on Monday, January 6th with the exception of Bernadette Morin, R.M.T who will return Tuesday, January 14th. Have a happy, healthy holiday! [...]

Holiday Cards

In lieu of sending holiday cards this year, Dr. Samantha Colautti and Bernadette Morin have chosen to contribute to Plan Canada on behalf of the practice this year. We are certain you will agree that the gift of a farm-load of animals and a stocked pharmacy in a developing country will be more impactful than [...]

Dr. Rickford’s “Five Keys To Healthier Living”

1. Mental Attitude The way we think about a situation affects how we act and in turn our actions can affect how we think and feel. Attitude and action are two powerful ways to change your outlook associated with current circumstances and create a sense of control in your life. Those individuals who feel in [...]

The Seasons are Changing

Falling temperatures bring falling leaves which can mean a lot of work whipping our yard into shape before the winter comes. A few simple steps can mean the difference between enjoying the beautiful colours on a cool, brisk day and winding up immobile on the couch with an ice pack. Warm Up Your Muscles Take [...]

Plantar Fasciitis

What Is Plantar Fasciitis? A common cause of heel pain and foot discomfort, plantar fasciitis occurs when the main supporting ligament of the arch becomes damaged and/or strained. There are a multitude of treatments and plenty of specialty care but in all cases it is wise to start with a full assessment and posture analysis [...]

Chained To Your Desk?

Back in the early days of the industrial revolution and before unions were organized, there were workers who were, for all intents and purposes, chained to their workstations leading to many tragic accidents. As a result, laws were put into place mandating regular hours with breaks and safer work stations. As the workforce has become [...]

Heat Or Ice?

"Aaargh! Now I’ve Done It! Now What Do I Do?" It’s a common question with an easy answer. The rule of thumb is: if it is a new injury (up to three days old) and/or is associated with sharp, shooting pain, use ice; if it is an older injury (three days and older) and/or is [...]