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Conveniently located in downtown Toronto, Mahaya Health Services is a warm and welcoming alternative health clinic that specializes in:
As I am new here, many people seem to be wondering 'what to expect' when you book in with me. While we have outlined the more procedural aspects on the website, I thought I would provide a little more insight on the kind of care I provide, and what the treatment entails.
If you have never been to a physiotherapist before, you may have no particular expectations without that past experience as a frame of reference. I dig that. Because if you have had physiotherapy before, this will probably not be what you thought you were getting.
You know that woman who has a great career, has no cellulite, has two kids in two activities each, can make no-fat/no-gluten/no-calorie muffins that taste delicious, volunteers in her down time, has the perfect doting husband, has regular women’s night outs, and is always smiling? You know, Superwoman? Well, guess what? She doesn’t actually exist! Everyone has their kryptonite, the woman that you think is Superwoman, is probably just better at hiding hers.
Your pelvic floor runs from your pubic bone to your tailbone, and from your sits bones side to side. It is comprised of three layers of muscles; within that lies all of your reproductive organs, digestive organs, blood vessels, nerves, etc. All of which is influenced by the fascia.
Did you know that every acupuncture point has its very own name? In addition to having physical functions, each acupuncture point conveys a message to the soul.
Have you ever been in a situation where someone told you to "stop and breathe"? Think about how you felt in that moment and what you were doing. Maybe you felt anxious, nervous, worried, or stressed out. Did anything change when you focused on your breathing?
Many mothers-to-be find themselves facing anxiety, fatigue, back pain, heartburn, and nausea as a result of the many new demands being placed on their bodies. But suffering during pregnancy doesn’t have to be a given. This article provides a brief overview of how acupuncture can support your mental and physical health during the different stages of pregnancy.
Are you walking to and from work, running after TTC streetcars, and biking all around the city for groceries? Studies show that the average person will take 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day, which adds up to about 115,000 miles over a lifetime; that is more than four times around the planet Earth itself!
Are you sleeping all night and still tired all day? Lethargic in the morning and drowsy in the afternoon? Spring is here, and brings with it a seasonal boost – the shift in weather and climate have an actual impact on our body’s metabolism, thyroid function, and nervous system (just ask anyone who suffers from SAD).
In the last post I talked about the gut microbiome and gut barrier and how these two factors greatly affect our digestive health. Below you will find a list of 15 easy to incorporate foods and habits that can greatly improve the health of this important system and in turn our overall health.
This usually means that people are out and about, gardening, running, swimming and getting active. What most people neglect to do is warm-up and cool-down before and after any physical exercise. You can prevent injury with a few solid tips to keep you limber and ready for the next day.