Resources, News, and Patient Education

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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The Sitting Spine

The Sitting Spine As sad as it is, summer is coming to an end. The end of summer means a return to all things “normal.” Back to work, back to school, and back to sitting. It seems that we are moving more towards a “sitting society.” With computers, tablets,...

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Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D is not the most popular kid on the vitamin and mineral block. Everyone knows the importance of Vitamin C and Calcium, but Vitamin D often falls below the radar. But in fact, Vitamin D is as important to strong bones as Calcium. It is...

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Keys to Optimal Health and Vitality

Keys to Optimal Health and Vitality The function of every cell, tissue, organ and system in in our body is strongly influenced by our nervous system. This is why an optimally functioning nervous system is so important for your health. In Chiropractic we often refer to...

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Work. Life. Balance.

Work. Life. Balance. We hear the phrase often, but do we really stop to think about what it means? Is it mathematical? Does it mean working as many hours as you play? Does it mean working fewer hours than you spend with your family? Does it mean that you work hard at...

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Foothills Industrial Physiotherapy

Optimum Wellness Centre Foothills Industrial now offers physiotherapy services. We treat a variety of conditions including aches, pains or even serious injuries. Depending on what kind of complication you have we can work with you to improve your overall health....

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Varicose Veins

Initial symptoms may include heavy, painful legs and swollen ankles. If untreated, venous insufficiency can quickly develop into varicose veins. People with varicose veins tend to get inflammation of the veins. The disturbed blood flow in the enlarged veins may cause...

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