Resources, News, and Patient Education

10th Anniversary Celebration!

Optimum Wellness Centres is inviting  all patients and their families from our 25 locations to enjoy a movie on us and celebrate our 10 year anniversary. Join us on JUNE 10, 2017 at either: CANYON MEADOWS THEATRE (Calgary)  or  THE ROXY  (Airdrie)    Doors open at...

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External Tibial Torsion

External Tibial Torsion By Dr. Julian Lim External Tibial torsion is a common but usually an overlooked cause of knee and foot issues such a plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis and knee injuries. It occurs when the lower leg bone (tibia) turns excessively outwards...

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Fast Food Salad Report Card

Fast Food Salad Report Card Fast Food restaurants are not known for their healthy food options. However, you may find yourself dragged to one by your kids, co-workers, or simply stopping by for a convenient meal. By now, you may have heard that even fast food salads,...

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8 Reasons You Should Be Drinking More Water

We all know we should drink more water. It is the basis for life and the average adult body is made up of 65%-70% water. But do you really know why drinking water is so important? Here are my top 8 reasons for drinking more water and how it can change your health for...

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Fruit Juice: Too sweet to be true?

Fruit Juice: Too sweet to be true? For many children and their parents, fruit juice can be a tasty and easy way to meet their recommended fruit servings for the day. Pure fruit drinks provide a healthy dose of Vitamin C, foliate, potassium, and disease fighting...

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HAVE YOUR CHILD’S BACK!

HAVE YOUR CHILD’S BACK! Dr. Amarpal Dhillon (Memorial Optimum Wellness Centre) Children are returning to school this week and as parents, you need to ensure they have a healthy start! Improperly fitted and/or heavy backpacks can result in poor posture and back related...

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Does Your Workplace Support Mental Health?

Does Your Workplace Support Mental Health? There is a growing emphasis in North America toward corporate responsibility in creating positive mental health in the workplace. According the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, “Poor mental health not only...

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Understanding Private Home Care in Canada

Understanding Private Home Care in Canada What is Private Home Care? Private home care is based upon the principle that older adults should remain as independent as possible and be in a safe and healthy environment. To that end, most home care agencies work hard to...

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