ABOUT: 100+ Things for Neuropathy Relief

ABOUT: 100+ Things for Neuropathy Relief

Develop Your Neuropathy Treatment Regime The question asked most often at the Calgary Neuropathy Association is what can I do to make my neuropathy better.  Neuropathy relief is hard to find and more than likely its not one thing that…

7 Self-Care Methods to Manage Chronic Pain

7 Self-Care Methods to Manage Chronic Pain

7 Self-Care Methods to Manage Chronic Pain By guest blogger: Brad Krause of selfcaring.info   Research continues to illuminate how the immune system changes in response to chronic pain. Hopefully, this will provide effective treatment options in the future, but…

#52 Orthotics: When it’s Not Always a Walk in the Park

#52 Orthotics: When it’s Not Always a Walk in the Park

For many people experiencing neuropathy,  foot drop or drop foot may be a developing symptom that is uncomfortable and frustrating. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) characterizes drop foot as the struggle or inability to lift the toes…

Ron Wilson – Driving with Mobility Issues

Ron Wilson – Driving with Mobility Issues

Driving with Mobility Issues Ron Wilson is the Manager of Fleet Safety Services  for the Alberta Motor Association. The AMA has worked with over 1,400 companies in Alberta, providing professional assessments and training for close to 10,000 fleet drivers each…

#51 Your Present: Mind Full or Mindful?

#51 Your Present: Mind Full or Mindful?

A lot of our time is spent thinking. Not only do we think a lot, but we think a lot about things outside of any present moment. Thanks to the evolutionary achievement of stimulus independent thought, the human default brain…

#50 Mirror Box Therapy – Retraining the Brain

Mirror Box Therapy (also known as Mirror Therapy) was created by Villayanur S. Ramachandran initially to assist in the alleviation of phantom limb pain.  The principle of mirror box therapy is the use of a mirror to create a reflective illusion of an affected limb…

#49 Herbal Healing: Careful With Comfrey

Comfrey isn’t just a pretty plant. Growing approximately three feet tall and producing stalks covered with pointed leaves and white, pink, or purple flowers, herbal medicine traditions have used applications of this plant for centuries. From poultices or mashed topical…

#48  Home Detox: Gardening for Wellness

#48 Home Detox: Gardening for Wellness

Home Detox: Indoor Gardening for Wellness!   With winter well behind us (knock on wood… this is Canada after all) nature is in full swing, blooming and growing! If you have a green thumb, your yard may be calling to…