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October 22, 2017

Helen now offers Cosmetic Acupuncture. Read below for more details of what this is all about.

Cosmetic acupuncture increases the blood circulation (better skin tone, fewer fine lines and baggy eyes) in your skin. Your circulation tends to get a little sluggish as you age.  Cosmetic acupuncture allows collagen and elastin back to where you want it.

No side effects, othe...

March 31, 2017

The brain is made up of two halves or hemispheres, joined by the corpus callosum and more minorly by the anterior and posterior commisures. Communication between the two hemispheres and flexibility of function and use of both hemispheres is vital for healthy brain, body and emotional function. Clinically when we observe patients with an imbalance in the maturity and...

March 28, 2016

Tongue tie or ankyloglossia is defined as an embryological congenital oral condition characterised by an abnormally short or thickened lingual frenulum that may interfere with the mobility and function of the tongue.


The frenulum may vary in length, elasticity and placement along the base of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. The prevalence of tongue tie ranges fr...

January 20, 2016

Stress, is it the root of all evil?  What does chronic stress do to the brain?  To neurodevelopment?  In a world that is now filled with an abundance of daily chemical, physical and emotional stressors, we must take time to fully understand the global ramifications of stress.  Stress induces an upregulation of cortisol output (a stress hormone) which eventually weak...

January 20, 2016

Helping Children Learn to Love Nutritional Foods


A friend and I often give each other “Nutritional Nuggets.” Little ideas to help us encourage healthy eating in the home. With two young boys who could easily be pegged picky eaters, I am always looking for new and inventive ways to ensure they’re eating nutritiously. So here’s my nutritional nugget to you:



July 11, 2015

Chiropractic tips for safe backpack use: 


  • Wear both straps and avoid the one-strap styled backpacks. Uneven distribution of the load causes postural compensations and spinal stress.

  • When putting on and removing backpacks, bend at the knees or have the pack at a higher level such as on a desk or table. Sudden twisting motion adds to the potential of inju...

May 2, 2014

There are two main types of headaches; tension headaches and migraines


Tension headaches:


Characterized by increased muscle tension, most commonly triggered by misalignment of vertebrae in the neck region of the spine, resulting in nerve pressure at the base of the skull. The majority of people experience this tension in the muscles of the neck, upper back and should...

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October 22, 2017