geko Wound Therapy

geko Wound Therapy

Presenter: Kathleen Cesarin of Perfuse Medtec The geko™ device is muscle pump activator technology. This device provides a small electrical impulse to a nerve behind the knee that stimulates the calf and foot muscle pump resulting in an increase in…

Michal Ofer – Functional Nutrionist

Michal Ofer – Functional Nutrionist

Michal is a functional nutritionist and consultant working with groups and individuals looking to improve their general well-being, with a special emphasis on naturally and holistically healing the metabolic, systemic and digestive damage associated with modern lifestyle and conventional dietary recommendation.…

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…