Acupuncture 4 Neuropathy Pain

Three models of the human body

As you likely know, neuropathy has a wide variety of symptoms such as the uncomfortable sensation of pins and needles, or perhaps a burning pain, or even paralysis. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms then it may be…

7 Self-Care Methods to Manage Chronic Pain

7 Self Care Methods for 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 until…

2018 Disability Pride Parade

 Waiting for the parade to start.  Image Source: CNA  Russell carrying the CNA Sign  Image Source: CNA  Sylvia at the starting line.  Image Source: CNA  We made the CTV news… briefly.  Image Source: CNA   Linda PetiotLinda is an independent information technology business analyst…

2018 Yard Sale Fundraiser

The June 2nd, 2018 yard sale was a great success.  We raised $712.00, about $100.00 of which was from donations. And we had some fun doing it! Linda PetiotLinda is an independent information technology business analyst and Vice President of the…

2017 Calgary Award Nomination

On March 21, 2018 at  CNA’s monthly meeting, we surprised Sylvia Donley, our President, by announcing she has been nominated for a 2017 Calgary Award. Congratulations Sylvia, we are all so happy to have you in our lives and on…

Russell and Linda – Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Russell, his mother Linda, and his grandfather Eric have all been diagnosed with Charcot Marie Tooth disease in the past two years.  Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) Disease, also known as Hereditary Peripheral Neuropathy, is a genetic condition discovered by 3…

Neuropathy and Medical Cannabis

Green cannabis leaves

There are a growing number of people using medical cannabis for a variety health issues.  In fact, neuropathy sufferers are considered one of the patient groups who seem to find it find it most beneficial as it is very helpful…

When Depression Accompanies Pain

Close up of a woman's eye with a tear coming down

Depression is the most common mental health disorder, and the leading cause of disability in the world. One in five individuals will suffer depression in their lifetime. Psychological symptoms include depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of worthlessness…