Tag: Bronte

Acupuncture for Diabetes

·

In addition to Western Medical Management, acupuncture can be a helpful addition to help manage diabetes. Acupuncture helps release endorphins. This helps naturally decrease pain, and stimulates the endocrine system. There is also some indication that acupuncture can help manage blood sugar levels and bring balance back to the body. … Continue reading Acupuncture for Diabetes

Read more

What is a Chiropodist?

·

While many people have heard of a Podiatrist, the term Chiropodist is still less well known. In our North Oakville Foot Clinic, we have two excellent Chiropodists as part of our team. A Chiropodist is a direct access, or primary health care professional. This means they do not need a … Continue reading What is a Chiropodist?

Read more

What is a Foot Ulcer?

·

Chiropodists or foot specialists are an important part of your health care team if you have decreased sensation of your feet. Ulcers are generally the break down of the normal integrity of the skin. They are skin wounds that are generally slow to heal. They are classified on a scale … Continue reading What is a Foot Ulcer?

Read more

Acupuncture for Headaches

·

Headaches and migraines can really impact a persons daily function and quality fo life. Finding a treatment that works for you is important in managing chronic headaches. Many adults who experience chronic headaches and migraines, in addition to their prescribed meds, have success with alternate therapies. Acupuncture is an alternative … Continue reading Acupuncture for Headaches

Read more