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Computerized Adjustment

This method of therapy uses the same sensing technology that the aviation industry and engineers use in order to test metal fatigue in aircraft and

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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy accelerates the healing process in the body by stimulating the metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue.  Shockwave therapy is most

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Laser Therapy

Laser treatment (also known as phototherapy and low level laser therapy) involves the application of low power light to injuries and lesions to stimulate healing

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Complimentary Foot Analysis by DC  

Benefits of Good Posture

You would be surprised to know the impact of posture on your health and everyday life.  The following are just a few: Decreases the stress

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Why add pulses to your diet

By: Sanaz Baradaran, RD Pulses are one of the most popular food trends recently and I happen to be a big fan. Of course as

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Is avoiding gluten necessary?

By: Sanaz Baradaran, RD Gluten-free eating has become a food trend. Most grocery stores have dedicated a full shelf to gluten-free products and many restaurants

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Omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular disease

As a Doctor of Chiropractic, I believe that it is vital that one focuses on all of the different aspects of optimal health and wellness. 

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Kinesio Taping

Tape it up! The colorful tapes you see on professional sport players and increasingly on endurance athletes is more than just a fun shade of

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Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are a low calorie alternative to other sweeteners such as sugar, honey or agave. There are currently seven artificial sweeteners that have been

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Gloves for Homeless

Dear friends, We at Altima Wellness Centre are trying to help less fortunate people in the community by providing them with badly needed gloves and

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Weight Management

Weight Management Is your weight affecting your health? Do you feel frustrated about it? Do you want to change? If yes, then you’ve come to

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Why choose a Registered Dietitian?

Why choose a Registered Dietitian? Registered Dietitians are food and nutrition specialists that are regulated by the College of Dietitians of Ontario. Registered Dietitians are

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Awards in 2014

Altima Wellness Centre is pleased to announce the winning of multiple choice awards in 2014. We are thrilled about these achievements, and would like to

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Scarborough Mirror 2014 Readers’ Choice Nominations

Dear patients and friends, We would really appreciate your support at the Scarborough Mirror 2014 Readers’ Choice Nominations. Please click on the following link and

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What is Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of plantar fascia. This medical condition is caused by repetitive strain to the ligament that supports the arch. Plantar fasciitis

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What to do after a car accident

The following are the recommended four steps to follow after a car accident:  1. Call the police Record the attending officer’s information, names of any

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Healthy Eating and Arthritis

What some people do not know is that healthy eating habits in general can help improve some of the symptoms of arthritis. For example, omega-3

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Shake the Salt Habit

Lowering sodium in the diet is important in both the prevention and management of high blood pressure (hypertension). Did you know that reducing sodium in

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Facts on Fat

It’s important to remember that not all fats are bad. Fat is actually an important part of our diet and our body needs fat to

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Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of the joint, there are different kinds of Arthritis but the most common one is Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis can affect both large and

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Rotator cuff tendonitis

Rotator cuff tendinitis is a very common medical condition. Rotator cuff is a group of four tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff tendinitis is inflammation

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Sciatica

Sciatica is irritation/compression of the nerve. Symptoms include lower back pain, buttock pain, numbness in some parts of leg and foot. Sciatica is diagnosed by

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Current Specials

Physiotherapy, Chiropractic & Acupuncture: Book your Initial Visit & get: FREE foot analysis by GaitScan ($60 value) FREE laser therapy included in most treatments ($80 value) 10%

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