Category Archives: health-wellbeing

August .17 .2018

Can you smell it?

Vancouver Smokey Skyline
It’s impossible to miss the haze that has descended upon Metro Vancouver. The entire province has the worst air quality ranking in all of North America. Wildfire season has become an annual...
November .21 .2017

Signs of PTSD after a Car Accident

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental health problem suffered by people following a serious car accident. Knowing what to look for and how to get help can make a big difference in...
August .16 .2017

Miracle Child Gives Hope for Treating Brain Injuries

A young girl from Arkansas is proving to be a miracle of modern science. The toddler has twice defied the odds and is now giving new hope for treatment and recovery from severe brain injuries.
August .8 .2017

How Physiotherapy Can Help with Injury Recovery

Getting injured in a car crash can often lead to long-term pain and physical problems that seem almost impossible to recover from. But thanks to the wonderful treatment of physiotherapists, there are...
June .14 .2017

Getting Back to Your Life after a Concussion

Whack! You’ve had a sudden knock to the head and suddenly you find yourself in pain and in a fog. A trip to the emergency room and a few doctor visits later and it’s confirmed: you have a concussion...
May .9 .2017

Safe Hiking on BC’s Trails

When it comes to life in the great outdoors, few places on earth are as blessed as BC. With the spring and summer hiking season about to get going, you may be thinking about hitting one of the many...
April .21 .2017

What is a Physiatrist?

If you’ve been seriously injured, the road to recovery can mean a lot of visits to doctors and specialists. One of those visits may be with a physiatrist. But what is a physiatrist? What do they do?...
March .17 .2017

Packing for Safe Backcountry Skiing

Winter in the backcountry – scenic, pristine, natural, epic, adventurous. But it can also be a dangerous place, especially when there’s a risk of an avalanche. With so much terrain to explore here in...
March .7 .2017

Don’t Crash over Time Change

Daylight saving time is coming. That means a little more sunshine at the end of the day but a little less sleep for some. And when you put a bunch of tired drivers behind the wheel of a car, you have...
January .24 .2017

Benefits of Massage Following an Injury

Pain is all too common with serious injuries. Whether chronic or short-term, managing pain can be difficult and stressful. That’s why many accident victims turn to a registered massage therapist...
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