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To Stretch or Not To Stretch: That Is The Question

Leanne Kranz, October 22 2019

Many people stretch when they exercise or play sports. Others don’t stretch but feel they should. And some people don’t see any reason to stretch at all. Many are dissuaded from adding stretching to a daily workout routine, as it does not provide a flatter abdomen or a stronger heart. Nevertheless, few know that stretching can actually help you a...

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Manitoba Mukluks: Product Information and Maintenance Care

Ally Senuik, October 6 2019

If you're reading this then you are probably already aware that IHC is now a proud retailer of Manitobah Mukluks. These boots have become iconic throughout Canadian winters, being manufactured in Winnipeg. With the recent excitement of this new addition to our shoe collection at IHC, I wanted to tell you about my buyer's experience with these beaut...

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Shockwave: Uses Now and Prior

Dr. Lindsay Heubner, October 6 2019

We are pleased to announce that Integrated Health Centre has invested in a new treatment for people who have chronic pain: Shockwave therapy. Shockwave therapy is a multidisciplinary device used in orthopaedics, physiotherapy, sports medicine, urology and veterinary medicine. Its main assets are fast pain relief and mobility restoration. It is a no...

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The Success With Shockwave Therapy

Ally Senuik, September 15 2019

Shockwave therapy accelerates the healing process in the body by stimulating the metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. Strong energy pulses created by compressed air are applied to the affected area. These pulses occur for short periods of time, creating micro-cavitation bubbles that expand and burst. The force cr...

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Deep Immune® - An Effective Adaptogenic Response to the Challenges of Back to School

St. Francis, September 12 2019

This article is shared with permission from our friends at St. Fransis, a natural supplement/herbal company in Combermere, Ontario dedicated to sustainable, natural health. The original article can be found here. This is our first year of navigating back to school as young parents. Our four-year-old, Luke, will be starting junior kindergarten in Se...

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Staff Pick of the Month: Aloe Vera

Kayla Warner, August 13 2019

New month, new staff pick!  This month is Aloe Vera. What is Aloe Vera? Aloe vera comes from a green cactus plant that contains a gooey translucent gel that is made up of 96% water, and contains 18 out of 20 amino acids found in the body (Malik, 2019).  In addition, aloe carries vitamins A,B,C, and E.

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Bring your work out to the great outdoors!

Leanne Kranz, July 10 2019

Don’t you just love running on the treadmill? Yeah, I don’t like it very much either. There’s a reason why it’s sometimes jokingly called the “dreadmill” or the “human hamster wheel” - because it can get really boring really fast. Luckily, summer is finally here and the change of seasons is the perfect time to shake up your workouts, and take your...

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