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Chiropodists look forward to foot care review

Chiropodists look forward to foot care review

Archaic designation will more than likely be abandoned in favour of podiatry Chiropodists Tina and Patrick Rainville, a husband and wife team practicing in Timmins, are hoping that a Health… Read more »

Room for everybody

Room for everybody

A fixture of Sudbury, Paris Natural Foods and the co-located Sudbury Homeopathic Clinic serve as a nexus for health food aficionados and devotees of natural healing Customers walking into Paris… Read more »

Orthotist urges early intervention for Charcot foot

Orthotist urges early intervention for Charcot foot

Condition often results in amputation Marc Tessier, an orthotist and prosthetist practicing in North Bay, is on a mission to educate family doctors about the importance of early diagnosis of… Read more »

Regulation raises profile of kinesiology

Regulation raises profile of kinesiology

New 12-month graduate diploma course The new College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (CKO) – the first such college in Canada – will help define the role of kinesiologists in health… Read more »

Exercise an effective treatment for long-term health care

Exercise an effective treatment for long-term health care

One of the expected goals of the new College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (CKO) is to make it easier to directly pay kinesiologists for their treatment services. A recent Ministry… Read more »

Former Timmins chiropractor plugs controversial film

Former Timmins chiropractor plugs controversial film

Big pharma taken to task A recent public screening of the documentary film, Doctored, courtesy of the Sudbury and District Chiropractic Society, offered health-care consumers something to think about. The… Read more »

Flotation therapy comes to Sudbury

Flotation therapy comes to Sudbury

Weightlessness said to relieve pain, stress Brent Giroux knows about head injuries and the effects of chronic pain. In 1987, Giroux was riding his motorcycle when he was hit by… Read more »

Mindfulness course offers stress relief at HSN

Mindfulness course offers stress relief at HSN

Course blends eastern and native teachings In a noisy, busy and cold hospital it is a welcome relief to find peace and quiet. Gary Petingola, a social worker at Health… Read more »

Locum program gives rural midwives a break

Locum program gives rural midwives a break

Midwife Natalie Kirby practises with Midwives Notawasaga in Collingwood, but provided locum coverage in Powassan, 30 kilometres south of North Bay, her hometown. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care helps… Read more »

Wigs offer “pick-me-up” for cancer patients

Wigs offer “pick-me-up” for cancer patients

Joanne Cross, owner of the Wig Boutique in Sudbury, carries a wide assortment of synthetic and natural wigs. About 30 per cent of her clients buy them for medical reasons…. Read more »

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