Services : Medical

Why Try Reflexology?

Sometimes we all have some health problems that we want to solve as quickly as possible which is why we take medicine. But a lot of these problems can be solved without visiting a doctor or taking in any kind of chemicals. More and more people are discovering the benefits of alternative treatments. These treatments can be as beneficial as those that come from what is considered ‘traditional’ medicine, which is ironic as alternative therapies have been around for thousands of years and worked extremely effectively.

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Attention, Behaviour, Food, and Environment: Helping Children Thrive

In many ways, September is the beginning of the year for families with growing children. While most parents look forward to seeing their children go back to school, some children find the transition to a more structured school environment difficult. Behaviours may become a problem: kids may act up, question homework, earlier bedtimes, and morning routines. While these are normal family challenges, they are often multiplied when kids have

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Baby Massage: a natural green way to bond and promote good health

Across many cultures and over many centuries, parents have loved and cared for their babies.  Methods and practices, even baby fashions, come and go, often going full circle and returning again. Baby massage is one of those baby care practices.  It is a method has been so simple, and so successful around the world and across the generations that thankfully todays parents are also embracing these methods and spending time massaging their

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Spruce Up Your Senior Years with Massage Therapy

Suddenly everyone is getting massage therapy, and bragging about how it takes away their pain, makes them more flexible and just makes them feel better.  Massage therapy can help many people, especially with muscle stiffness and pain which as you get older becomes more and more debilitating.  The therapist will work on stiff and sore spots releasing tension, in some cases even releasing sore spots that have lingered for years. Massage helps

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Dr. Marianne Trevorrow

Are you looking for help for environmental or food allergies, more energy and zest for life, help with menstrual or postpartum symptoms or menopause? Or perhaps you are searching for someone who can work with your child with ADHD, autism, other developmental or mood problems? Dr. Marianne has worked successfully for almost a decade with patients throughout the life span, including infants or young children with allergic, mood, or developmental

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Increasing your Health Span – with Your Health Span

Your Health Span was established by Jill Burk, a local massage therapist, in 2007 after the demand for her unique home massage service was so great she needed to employ more people to satisfy the demand. “For many people finding the time to fit in massage is another stressor, driving to and from an appointment and getting child care can all conspire to keep us from taking care of ourselves in a natural, sustainable way,” comments Jill,

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Why A Healthy Lifestyle Includes Massage

One of the key elements of a healthy lifestyle is eating clean. Your eating habits can vastly influence your lifestyle if you don’t rethink your eating choices. Though eating healthy is truly important, it still doesn’t stand for you having a totally healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle includes many different elements one of which we’ve already pointed out. A healthy lifestyle also implies effectively dealing with stress that might

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The Physical and Spiritual Benefits of Tai Chi

T'ai Chi Ch'uan or Tai Chi have been around Chinese culture for a very long time, with debates regarding its history is even being discussed by scholars. According to modern research, the history of Tai Chi and its three philosophies started out in the 17th-century article called "Epitaph for Wang Zhengnan" (1669), composed by Huang Zongxi (1610–1695 A.D.), as the earliest reference indicating any connection between Zhang Sanfeng and the Tai

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A Pound of Prevention and an Ounce of Cure – Homemade Cold Remedies

Immune System Boosters and Homemade Cold Remedies to Get You Through Winter Winter is tough enough without having to endure the misery of a cold. Thankfully, there are more effective measures available to you than running for cover whenever someone sneezes, and you’ll find them as close as your refrigerator! Cruciferous Veggies:  Not only do these diet dream-boats blow the top off nutritional charts (go ahead and look – you’ll be

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Acupuncture – My journey into an alternate health care universe

I sat in the doctor’s office, listening as she listed symptoms associated with the condition from which I’d recently learned I suffered. I’d been enduring puzzling symptoms for months, including fatigue, mild depression, weight gain, and hair loss. I’ll admit it, it was the hair loss that sent me to the doctor’s office in a panic, demanding a full blood work-up. The result? Hypothyroidism. It’s a condition that affects many

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