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Healthy Family Expo 2016 Is Bigger & Better Than Ever!
The 3rd annual Healthy Family Expo returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre on Sunday March 6th from 10 am – 5pm. It’s a fun-filled day for Lower Mainland families with kids aged 0-12 offering small steps & simple solutions to healthy, active, eco-friendly living, including: 100+ Exhibitors, Shopping &... Read more
Sensitive Skin Summer Care for kids
Summer is my all time favourite season of the year, and I am sure I am not alone on this one.  I like to bask in the rays, play in the water and I tend to be most active in the sunny months.  As a result, my kids are... Read more
Top Tips for Successfully Completing a Juice Cleanse
Oh my goodness.  I DID IT!  Last week I completed a full 3-day juice/soup cleanse with North Shore Juice Company and I didn’t cheat ONCE!  Because juice cleanses are a commitment physically, mentally and financially (and so many seem to be hesitant to give it a go) I am... Read more
Pain Language: Let Kids Learn the Lingo
Written by: Julie Paul, BSc (HealthSciences), MScPT Pediatric Physiotherapist at Kids Physio Group (North Van & Vancouver) How many times have you said “I have a pounding headache”? Or “My back is aching like crazy”? Or “My knee is throbbing”? We use a wide range of descriptive language to... Read more
Physiotherapy for KIDS – how is it different than for adults?
By Andrea Mendoza, Pediatric Physiotherapist at Kids Physio Group Previously published on OrthoCanada Blog, July 2014 Physiotherapy is a never-ending puzzle. That’s the challenge of this profession – we are constantly being driven to expand our knowledge of anatomy and musculoskeletal function, amp up our assessment and treatment techniques,... Read more
Sarah Goodman of Nourishing Goods- North Shore Mama’s new Nutrition Expert!
I am elated to announce that we have added a Nutrition Expert to the North Shore Mama Expert Series! A very warm welcome to Sarah Goodman, of Nourishing Goods, who will be writing weekly about health from the inside out.  Please join us in welcoming her and read her... Read more
A Cleansing Experience by Colin Stephenson (Fit For Life)
A Cleansing Experience Being a Chef and personal trainer, nutrition has been coming up a lot lately. I have never tried a cleanse.  I try to eat healthy but I love my food! Last week my wife an I decided to take the plunge and try out a 7... Read more
The Death of the Ice Cream Truck
It is important to us that our girls eat healthy and we limit ‘treats’ as much as possible in our home.  Having said that, we will head out for frozen yogurt on a hot sunny day.  We’re strict about it, but within reason Something happened the other day at... Read more
Smashing Plateaus: how to keep your fitness routine fresh
Smashing Plateaus Plateaus are a common occurrence in fitness and can be frustrating to say the least. Generally the biggest gains in strength and most noticeable change in body composition comes within the first 16 weeks. After that, you’ll need to start changing up your routine to challenge different... Read more
Smashing Plateaus: how to keep your fitness routine fresh
Smashing Plateaus Plateaus are a common occurrence in fitness and can be frustrating to say the least. Generally the biggest gains in strength and most noticeable change in body composition comes within the first 16 weeks. After that, you’ll need to start changing up your routine to challenge different... Read more