New perspectives:  The benefits of strength training on running

If you actively reading this blog on the regular, you are probably not surprised by my (Jordan’s) topic selection. Predictably, I’d like to discuss the merits of strength training in the context of how it will affect distance running performance. This topic is quite pertinent given the likely rise in runners now on the streets as a result of the … Read More

Meet the Team: Allison Madigan, Holistic Nutritionist

Nutrition is a tricky thing. Most of us know the basics but few of us truly do it right. I’m not talking about being 100% perfect all the time but rather making health conscious choices that optimize our health MOST of the time. It should be simple right? But that doesn’t mean it is easy. Enter Allison Madigan. Driven by … Read More

Fighting Colds Naturally

The end of the year signifies so many things: holidays, winter sports, family time and in a lot of cases: cold season! Colds are typically harmless infections, which present with runny nose, sneezing, cough and sore throat – most healthy immune systems can fight these infections off on their own. That being said, a cold can be a huge inconvenience … Read More

What Inspires Your Health and Wellness? A Patient Profile

One of my favourite aspects of working with clients is that I learn something every day. I am always grateful for the opportunity to interact daily with our inspiring and motivating clientele.   Sometimes, if I’m lucky enough, in the midst of helping others with their health and wellness I stumble across someone who gives me as much insight as … Read More

Don’t Let the Travel Spoil the Trip: 5 Ways I Travel Healthier

Do you feel it? The cold in the air?   For me that can only signal two things:   Move over pumpkin spice…it is holiday season! It is time to get on a plane and get out of the cold.   Winter is my travel season and with good reason. I don’t travel much for work but you better believe … Read More

Post-Partum Exercise: 6 things You Can Do in the First 6-Weeks

So you’ve had, or are about to have a baby – congratulations! The first few weeks post-partum are an exciting time to bond with your baby, focus on recovering and see your body start to make some exciting changes. Getting back to exercise is on your mind but you may have read or heard that you should avoid all exercise … Read More

Meet the Team: Dr. Peter Johnston, DC & RMT

Meet the newest member of our team. Dr. Peter Johnston. Peter has been a registered massage therapist in the Junction for over a decade and more recently has expanded those skills as a doctor of chiropractics. Peter was one of the first people I met when I opened the clinic and immediately resonated with his treatment philosophy and how much … Read More

Hips and Hockey: Why We Treat Hips in ALL Of Our Athletes

There has been a lot of talk from us around our recent move (check out our new space at 3093 Dundas St. West!), but today I wanted to shift gears back into orthopaedic injury management and prevention since I’m better at talking about this…    Among the athletes I typically see at the clinic, pre-teen and teenage hockey players are … Read More