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Benefits of Cold Water Therapy

  By WIN Provider: Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor (Licensed) Cold water therapy has been gaining much attention thanks to Wim Hoff, also known as The Iceman.   Wim has brought cold water therapy, deep breathing and other whole body therapeutics into this modern day.  People caught wind of what he was doing and through social...

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Naturopathic Doctors Fill A Gap In Health

Do you look for guidance before leaping into taking the latest and greatest natural remedies?

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Greetings From New WIN Chiropractor, Dr. Jack Harman

Using a dynamic approach that goes above and beyond classical spinal adjustments, Dr. Jack Harman is WIN’s newest chiropractor to join our team. Dr. Harman’s comprehensive approach includes Neurofunctional Assessments, Acupuncture, Soft Tissue Therapy, and is part of our team of Chiropractors who are the first in Canada to use the Neubie from Neufit system. Get to know Dr. Jack and his approach to treatment.

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Do The Evolution

Embracing new things and change can take your experience to a new level. Dr. Ernie talks about his ever evolving practice and how integrating new treatments is changing the patient experience for the better at WIN.

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Dr. Matthew Bird Shares Wise Insight For A New Year

Was 2019 brilliant or a bust? How can we reconcile all the ups and downs of the past year, the unfinished tasks, the goals that may or may not have come to fruition. Dr. Matthew Bird shares must read insight about how to see all of it and turn it into what we all need to live our best life each day.

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Dr. Nick's Challenge In The Spirit Of The Holidays

There’s more to chiropractic wellness than just focusing on musculoskeletal concerns. All of our chiropractors believe in the totality of health and that how we feel each day can change our wellbeing. Dr. Nicholas Slowinski truly appreciates the importance of positivity and connection, and because of this, his latest blog post is a call to action during this very special time of year to focus on what’s most important.

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Lateral Elbow Pain: You May Have "Tennis Elbow"

If you experience a pain in your elbow that started as a minor annoyance but has worsened over time, you may have a condition called “Tennis Elbow.” You don’t have to play tennis to develop this condition. Our WIN Physiotherapist, Jeff Dill, shares insight about what Tennis Elbow is, who’s most at risk for developing it and how it can be addressed.

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Live Dirty, Eat Clean: The Microbiome Is Everything

Dr. Laura wants everyone to live dirty and eat clean. Learn about what this has to do with your health!

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Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Why It Matters & How To Calculate It

Does a heart rate that is constant an indication of better health, or is a heart rate that is variable. Believe it or not, it’s the variable heart rate that is showing to be a hallmark of good health. Dr. Ernie Bagnulo shares insight on the very important study of Heart Rate Variablity (HRV) and how, in a world where stress and chronic illness is on the rise, this is more important than ever before to know about HRV and what it’s saying about your health.

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What Is Osteopathy?

Our newest WIN Provider, Lisa Venzon, Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, shares an overview about what Osteopathy is, how it can help and what to expect from at treatment. Learn more about this great option for your self care and health care!

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Top 3 Things To Expect From Your Chiropractic Visit At WIN Health Solutions

The Chiropractors at WIN Health Solutions offer dynamic treatment options for your Musculoskeletal concerns. WIN Chiropractor, Dr. Matthew Bird, explains what you can expect from an individualized visit at WIN.

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Massage Guns: Do they work?

Massage guns are trending and they look like they offer a very promising deep tissue massage. But are they helpful? How do they work? Is there contraindications to consider? Our WIN Chiropractor, Dr. Nicholas Slowinski has a first hand understanding of how a massage gun may address muscle aches and pains, and also has experience in their therapeutic use. Read his latest article to get the a good understanding about the potential benefit they may have.

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Introducing Our New SECOND Clinic: WIN...altra

WIN is expanding to Fonthill! Read more about this new chapter for WIN!

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Cold & Flu Season Prep Checklist

  By WIN Contributor: Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor Here are my MUST HAVES to get through the cold and flu season. These items are easy and simple to get and can be used by everyone. Having these items on hand can help prevent upper respiratory tract infections. They can also help move along your...

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Do The Twist: Easily Work On Your Mobility

Dr. Ernie talks with so many patients who feel an inability to move, especially decreased movement turning left or right. In his article, he recommends an extremely simple, yet tremendously effective, exercise you can do anywhere to help increase your ability to twist left and right.

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Movement Choices: Are Yours Leading To Peak Performance or Injury?

You may feel motivated to get moving or want to join some friends in a new group exercise class. Do you know if that activity is right for you? At WIN we all believe it’s important to move well and move often. It’s also just as important to know if the movement choices you make are ideal for you as an individual and if they’ll lead to good health or injury. In his latest article, WIN Chiropractor, Dr. Matthew Bird shares important insight about how to think about movement and how our Chiropractors can help you understand how to move optimally for the best outcomes.

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Fix Your Hips To Improve Your Mobility and Prevent Injury

Hip mobility is so important for strength, mobility and well being. Dr. Nicholas Slowinski gives a great everyday examples of how hip mobility can affect us, how we can work on our hips and what we can do to prevent injury .

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Hydration: Flushing Out The Filtered Water Options

To hydrate with filtered water or not? Which option is best? Many people wonder if there’s any merit to filtered water or if plain old tap water is just as good as the next thing? Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor, is talking all about “high quality H2O” in her article and sharing information to help you make the best choice when it comes to your hydration.

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Muscle Cramping: Causes, Prevention & Treatment

Muscle cramps are very common and most people have experienced them at one time or another. Our WIN Physiotherapist, Jeff Dill, reviews in his article what may cause muscle cramps and the options that can be considered to alleviate the tightness and pain associated with them.

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Better Movement, Better Life

The way we move significantly influences how we feel each day, what we can do and the quality of our life. Dr. Matthew Bird, WIN Chiropractor, helps education his patients each day so they can understand their unique anatomy, and how to move effectively to avoid injuries and to maximize their strength and wellbeing. He says, we never stop learning, so we shouldn’t give up on understanding and bettering our movement patterns. Read Dr. Bird’s article to learn hist three main tips for optimal movements and why everyone needs to ensure they’re moving well!

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The Importance of Scapular Stability

There is a great importance in the function and stability of the shoulder. Dr. Nicholas Slowinski, WIN Chiropractor, shares and insightful article on the benefits to ensuring shoulder health.

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Stomach Acid Medication Risks Other Diseases

Millions of Canadians take gastric reflux medication and now there is a report of how these medications are linked to illness and other health risks. Dr. Laura Imola addresses the concern of prolonged use of pharmaceuticals for common health concerns, the inevitable risks and the ability to resolve health concerns without them.

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More Than Just An Adjustment...WIN Chiropractors Offer Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatment Options

When you think of Chiropractic and you think just spinal adjustments, think again when considering one of our Chiropractic Team Members at WIN Health Solutions. Dr. Ernie Bagnulo reviews how he and the Chiropractors at WIN have broken down the classical notions of Chiropractic and go above and beyond each day to offer a vast number of different treatment options that are always individualized to each patient. You may be surprised to learn that these many great treatment options don’t involve spinal adjustments!

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Changing Times, Changing Minds?

How do you handle change, differences of opinion or claims that counter your lifestyle? WIN Chiropractor, Dr. Matthew Bird, takes note from the changing seasons and applies this to how change of thought in life can have life changing effects.

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Movie Night: An Enjoyed Way To Have Downtime Has Health Benefits

There is a balance between staying active and our go-go-go lifestyle and resting! We can feel the effects the winter season has on us, but making time to rest and recharge during can do a body good during the cold months of the year, and is just what the doctor ordered! Dr. Nicholas Slowinski’s recent article looks at the importance of downtime. Many of us don’t get enough of it, but he looks at how an enjoyed activity of relaxation can have health benefits!

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Your Gut Is The Centre Of The Universe

Your gut is the centre of your universe. Dr. Laura Imola shares how the digestive tract, a is a major source for our health and well being.

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A Pain In The Foot! ...Plantar Fasciitis

If you feel a pain in your foot, it could be plantar fasciitis. Our WIN Physiotherapist, Jeff Dill, discusses this painful foot condition and the treatment options that can be individualized to you that our WIN Physiotherapy Team can offer.

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We Got Your Back!

If you or a loved one experiences back pain or has a back injury, there are important things that everyone should know about back injuries, pain and treatment. Dr. Matthew Bird shares a comprehensive review of important back injury facts and what to do to reduce symptoms and back irritation at the time of injury.

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We Tried The AnthroDesk Sliding Standing Desk...Find Out What We Think!

We gave a new standing desk, from AnthroDesk, a test run. Dr. Ernie Bagnulo shares his thoughts on whether this standing desk was a beneficial option for our WIN Team member.

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What's Movember All About?

Dr. Nicholas Slowinski discusses the three focal health concerns of the Movember movement. His article is a must read for everyone… For men to learn more about the health concerns that are important in their lives, and for women who care about the health and wellbeing of their friends, spouse, sons and family members who are the men in their lives.

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Why Am I So Tired?

“Why am I so Tired?!” is a question that so many people struggle with. Dr. Laura has helped many people find that answer. Read on to see her run down of the biggest energy drainers that may be sucking the life out of your battery pack.

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Body Helix Offers An Impressive New Joint Support Technology

There is a new wave of joint support that is designed to help keep people active. Body Helix compression sleeves can be used proactively to prevent injury in sports, work and other activities, and can be also helpful for those with joint concerns and injuries. Dr. Ernie Bagnulo reviews this versatile therapeutic product and shares why feels Body Helix has got it right with their technology and design.

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Bursae: Pillows of Protection, But Painful When Injured

We have protective structures around major joints, that are similar to pillows filled with water. These structures, known as a Bursa, cushion the joints and reduce friction at those sites. When injured, either from a fall or repetitive use, this can lead to significant pain and inflammation. The WIN Physiotherapy Team have many options to help speed the healing of an injured Bursa. Learn more about the Bursa from our WIN Physiotherapist, Jeff Dill, as he discusses what the Bursae is, how they help and how to heal them when they are injured.

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Relative Energy Deficits in Sport (RED-S)

If you’re interested in training for optimal health, or if you’re an athlete striving for your best performance, check out Dr. Matthew Bird’s article on Relative Energy Deficits (RED-S). Being aware of RED-S helps ensure some very fundamental elements of your health health is in check to support your level of activity.

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Dr. Slowinski Explains How Self Care, Sleep and A Pain In The Neck Are Connected

How is self care, sleep and that nagging pain in the neck all connected? Dr. Nicholas Slowinski is part of our team of Chiropractors who believes in thinking more broadly about health for the good of his patients. Read on to discover Dr. Slowinski’s call to action for everyone seeking more optimal health, and to learn more about how he connects the dots between self care and musculoskeletal health.

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Dr. Laura's Top Stress Management Strategies

We’re all back to the swing of things this month with work, school, sports, events, you name it! Dr. Laura offers her top stress management lifestyle strategies to help you navigate life with a level head.

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Demystifying Sciatica

Sciatica is a very common concern that affects many people. WIN Physiotherapist, Jeff Dill, shares some tips and strategies that you can do at home to help alleviate the concerns associated with sciatica.

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Dr. Bird Reaches A Milestone And Reflects On His Past 10 Years

Dr. Matthew Bird, reflects as he reaches a milestone of being 10 years since graduating as a Chiropractor from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and shares how he feels about his journey through the last decade.

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Keeping It Reel

Dr. Nicholas Slowinski wants everyone to reel it in and truly savour the summer. Find out his recommendations on just how to get the most out of our summer season in this week’s blog post.

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How Food Allergy Testing Reveal Sensitivities That Fly Under The Radar

Food allergy testing can test a large number to foods through a simple blood test. The results help zero in on which food may causing or contributing to a persistent health concern.

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Dr. Ernie's Top Tips For A Great Cycling Season

If you love being out on your bike as much as Dr. Ernie Bagnulo does, be sure to read his top tips for an enjoyable and safe riding season!

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WIN Physiotherapist Discusses A Common Running Injury Called I.T. Band Friction Syndrome

Running is a passion for our WIN Physiotherapist, Jeff Dill. In this article, he discusses a common running injury known as Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome (ITBFS). Jeff reviews the symptoms associated with ITBFS, shares some great tips to address this concern and therapeutic options to help resolve it.

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Dr. Matthew Bird's 30 Day Challenge!

Dr. Matthew Bird has a very timely 30 Day Challenge for all of us!  

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Get Inspired: Dr. Slowinski Shares How Morning Routine Can Lead To Success

Dr. Nicholas Slowinski shares what he does to make the most of each day... and he starts with one really simple and small step first thing in the morning.

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Alternatives To Statins For Cholesterol Management

Learn about effective drugless cholesterol management options.

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The Importance of Gluteal Activation

Did you know your gluteal muscles protect you from back issues and so much more?  Dr. Nicholas Slowinski has created a helpful video to strengthen gluteal activation along with an insightful article on the subject.

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Challenging Current Wisdom & Breaking Down Myths About Back Pain

What myths may you be holding on to regarding your back pain?  Dr. Matthew Bird breaks down the myths and builds up the important facts you need to know to overcome back concerns.

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Daily Stress & Suboptimal Health

Is your "Go-Go-Go" pace compromising your health?  Are you regularly facing stressors each day?  Which stressor is the "Saber-Toothed Cat" that's staring you down?  Do you feel stress is making you sick?  Research is revealing the connection between different health conditions and chronic stress.    

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3 Quotes To Your Best Health

Ready to live a healthier life?  Working on your health one step at a time?  What are the words that help motivate you or get you through when times are tough?  Dr. Laura shares the words that have helped her in her personal journey in health.

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Dr. Ernie On The Awesomeness of Acupuncture

Drawing from his years of experience with acupuncture in clinic, and training health professionals to use this therapy,  Dr. Ernie Bagnulo discusses the way acupuncture works and the benefit of it.

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Movement Is Connected To Much More Than Aches & Pains

Be sure to read Dr. Bird's fascinating article on how our body's movement influences whether a person will be healthy or unwell.

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Motivation To Do What Means The Most Is Free & Abundant

Finding a way to stay motivated, reach our goals and live our best life is right at our fingertips, and is abundant and free for everyone.

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Women, Men & Too Much Estrogen

Men and women can experience fatigue, bloating, low sex drive, mood changes, weight gain and much more due to estrogen dominance.

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Back To School Immune Boosting

Here's Dr. Laura's latest video with quick tips for back to school immune support for kids that she recommends in her practice and does with her own kids.

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Concussion Management At WIN Health Solutions

With new research about concussions, Dr. Matthew Bird, reviews the latest findings plus protocols and programs at WIN Health Solutions.

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Yogurt A Source Of Probiotics?

Is yogurt a source of probiotics?  Check out Dr. Laura's recent video to hear the latest about this topic.

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Tame The Beast - Rethinking Persistent Pain

Does chronic pain have you in it's grip?  Dr. Nick shares a fascinating video about pain and pain managment.

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What's The Flap About Flip Flops?

Flip flops can affect your feet and lower legs.  Dr. Nick shed's light on how this summer footwear can lead to common ailments.

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Allergies Ahead: It Takes One To One & Know What To Do About It

It takes one to know one... Dr. Laura talks allergies.  An allergy sufferer no more, and with her years of experience, Dr. Laura offers options for allergy relief and resolution.

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First Light, Live Bright

Dr. Bird shares the cool new thing he's doing first thing in the morning... and encouraging you to do something bright in the first light of the day.

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Don't Hit Snooze!

Dr. Ernie Bagnulo's call to action for making the most of these summer days that are full of potential!

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Get A Grip

Do you need to get a grip?  Dr. Nicholas Slowinski talks the importance of grip strength and the far reaching health benefits of grip strength. 

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Super Skin for the WIN

Looking to spruce up your skin as you get ready for the warmer season?  Dr. Laura Imola shares a simple, easy and quick strategy for WIN-ning skin that will benefit you year round.

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Dr. Laura's WIN Health Tips: Eat More Veg With Less Distress

A new video with health tips from Dr. Laura Imola!  Eat more veg with less stress... check it out!

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Manual Telepathy: Our WIN Niagara Falls Chiropractors' Super Abilities

Dr. Matthew Bird discusses how his comprehensive assessment approach will improve your treatment outcomes.

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Make Your Rolled Ankle Right With Chiropractic

  By WIN Contributor: Dr. Nicholas Slowinski, Chiropractor Chiropractors diagnose and treat conditions dealing with the many joints of the arms and legs. We commonly see various conditions of the shoulder, hip, knee, wrist…if it’s a joint in the body, we know how to help! When you “roll your ankle,” it’s also known as a...

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FREE Webinar! Preventing Hair Loss

Our WIN Niagara Naturopath Dr. Laura Imola and her good friend, Felice Valvano of Valvano Salon in St. Catharines, had a chat one day.  In their own fields of work, they both noticed that more and more people were talking to them about hair loss. Hair loss is something that people may not openly discuss...

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YOGA With Dr. Laura at Zen House!

Yoga with Dr. Laura Imola at Zen House Get your day started with an Ommmm Moment! Hatha - All Level Class Beginning Tuesday February 7th Every Tuesday - Early Morning Class - 6:00am - 7:00am Location: Zen House - 6150 Valley Way, Suite 101, Niagara Falls, ON Dr. Laura is so excited to be invited...

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Letting Your 2017 Health Goals Slide? Not So Fast! Read This First!

By WIN Contributor: Shauna Pierrynowski, PTA, RNCP As Dr. Nick wrote in his last blog post that most people give up on their healthy new year resolutions within the first fifteen days of making them… Being that it’s January 17th…I’m here to check in to see how your doing with sticking to your goals.  Are...

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Making Health Changes Stick For 2017

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Nicholas Slowinski, Chiropractor With the start of 2017 you may look back and wonder what you could have improved on last year?  Maybe you want to try something new, or even improve on something that you’ve been doing for a while.   In any case, resolutions made for a new year can...

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Top THREE Holiday Stress Busters From Dr. Nick our WIN Niagara Falls Chiropractor

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Nicholas Slowinski, Chiropractor We all feel some version of the holiday rush, whether it be the hustle and bustle of the shopping malls, last minute gift buying, late nights, early mornings... and don’t forget about that midnight wrapping you’ve procrastinated about.  Lets face it; the holidays can be stressful times! Good...

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Updating Your Body's Software With Niagara Falls Chiropractic

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Matthew Bird, Chiropractor In a previous post, I discussed the two fundamental approaches to treatment, Duct Tape and WD 40, which people require when dealing with nagging musculoskeletal ailments. At WIN Health Solutions Niagara, these two approaches for treating commonly observed ailments are easily assessed by one of our manual therapists....

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Mo, Mo, Mo... Movember at WIN

Spearheaded by Dr. Nick, the men of WIN are going to support Men's Health, by joining this month's Movember movement.  This is right up our alley! Movember is a fun and playful initiative to help raise awareness and charitable funds for the most prominant health issues faced by men, most notably prostate cancer, and also...

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WIN Awesome Doctor Feature: Dr. Matthew Bird

By WIN Contributor: Lora D., WIN Receptionist Dr. Matthew Bird, or as we affectionately call him, Dr. Matt, completed his undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph.  He received his degree of Doctor of Chiropractic after attending the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto.  His years of exceptional work was recognized when he...

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23 Questions: Extended Edition With Dr. Ernie of WIN Health Solutions Niagara

Back by popular demand is our latest *extended* edition of 23 Questions with WIN Chiropractor and clinic owner, Dr. Ernie Bagnulo.  We had a lot of fun making this little video with Dr. Ernie.  Special thanks to Karen Evers, WIN PTA & Kinesiologist, for all her help!

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TMJ: A Pain In The Jaw? It Doesn't Have To Be!

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Nicholas Slowinski, Chiropractor Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are a class of disorders, which affect the muscles we use for chewing and the hinge joint in our jaw, the temporomandibular joint. This type of condition is one of the most common causes of pain in the mouth and face and has the potential...

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The Path To Optimal Health Is Not A Straight Line

By WIN Contributor; Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor I was recently asked* by "Rewire Me" to write an article for their readers that focused on personal transformation which drew from my years of work and life experience.  I wrote on a topic that was near and dear to me: how the path toward optimal health, including...

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Immune Superhero: Get Your Top Training Tips Here

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor Are you a honing your immune super-strength yet for the winter?  Do you have a little superhero at home that needs to develop their cold and flu busting potential?  This is the time to put our germ fighting super-suits on and boldly trek forward into the cold...

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Back Rules For Back To School

  By WIN Contributor: Dr. Nick Slowinski, Chiropractor The Ontario Chiropractic association has some solid suggestions when picking out a backpack and how to wear it correctly.  Here are some of their great tips to help kids and parents start the school year off right! HEALTHY BACKPACK WEARING Pack it properly: Make sure the backpack contains only...

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Dr. Nicholas Slowinski On Purpose Driven Chiropractic

By WIN contributor: Nancy H, Reception Team Member There is so much that has changed about chiropractic treatment.  Are you up to speed?  Get a fresh view about chiropractic care from our newest team member, Dr. Nicholas Slowinski.  Dr. Nick is a licensed chiropractor, is accepting new patients and is available to also assist our...

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WIN Health Solutions Niagara Warmly Welcomes Dr. Nicholas Slowinski To Our Team

  Welcome Dr. Nicholas Slowinski, BScKin (Hons, DC, DAP, CSCS We warmly welcome our newest team member and WIN professional, Dr. Nicholas Slowinski! Dr. Nick (as we affectionately now call him) grew up in St. Catharine's and attended university right here at Brock, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with Honours.  He went on...

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Favourite Summer Fitness from The WIN Health Solutions Niagara Team

With the beautiful summer weather and residing in the lively Niagara region it's easy to be active and enjoy the scenery that our city has to offer. The providers at WIN Health Solutions Niagara are enjoying the summertime for some of their most favourite activities.  They share how they stay and have fun during the...

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Niagara Falls Chiropractic: Keeping Your Head in the Game!

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Matthew Bird, Chiropractor Since 2010 there has been a dramatic increase in the awareness of concussions associated with sports and within the workplace. This awareness has sparked a significant increase in research on the diagnosis and management of concussions. Clinically, concussions are termed mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), but to compound...

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WIN Health Solutions races to support Project Share

By WIN Contributor: Nancy V, Reception Team Member Just as we cheer on and encourage our patients to reach their highest potential and go for their own personal gold, the WIN team raced for gold to support Project Share.  Under the Friday night lights, the WIN team set out to show off our driving skills...

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Which Is Better: Three Meals vs Frequent Small Meals?

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor Niagara Falls I have an eclectic approach and use a variety of therapeutics in my Niagara Falls Naturopathic practice to help optimize the health of my patients.  However, I have been committed to a journey in nutrition both personally and professionally. Dating back to my early days as...

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Niagara Falls Chiropractic Class IV Laser Therapy

  By WIN Contributor: Dr. Ernie Bagnulo, Chiropractor Here at WIN Health Solutions Niagara, we utilize Laser Therapy as method of helping pain and inflammation.   This is not just ANY Laser Therapy device, we use a Class IV Laser machine made by LiteCure.  This is the most powerful and advanced Laser Therapy machine on the...

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WIN Patient Appreciation: We Tell You How We Really Feel!

  By Nancy H, WIN Reception Team Member APPRECIATE - - - DEFINITION:: to understand the worth or importance of (something or someone) : to admire and value (something or someone): to be grateful for (something) On February 29, we at WIN Health Solutions celebrated our “Patient Appreciation Day”. In our true WIN fashion, it included balloons in...

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How your Heart can benefit from Massage Therapy

By WIN Contributor:  Phil Rowland, RMT, ART provider, Certified Personal Trainer As we close out February we take one last look at how to improve heart health.  Visits with your Niagara Falls WIN Registered Massage Therapist can have a positive effect on your heart health. Your heart is a large muscle.  Stress can limit its activity...

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The Heart Happiness Factor

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor Stress can be a major influence on chronic illness, especially heart disease.  A great way to neutralize stress is to find ways to increase our feeling of wellbeing and happiness day to day. The little things we can do each day may seem like David going up...

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Whole Lot Of Heart: How Dr. Bird Stays Heart Healthy

  By WIN Contributor: Dr. Matthew Bird, Chiropractor In the spirit of Heart Health month and Valentines Day, here are the top 6 ways I promote a healthy heart in my life and advise to those I inspire everyday in clinic. Cardiovascular disease is still one of the top issues we as North Americans face leading...

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Supporting and Celebrating Patients

By Nancy V., WIN Reception Team Member We enjoy getting to know our patients and it is our goal to know each patient by name.  We’re always happy to hear stories about their adventurous weekends, the birth of new babies, new pets, engagements and weddings, and especially vacation plans. I am hear to lend an...

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How Dr. Ernie Bagnulo Sticks To His Health Goals

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Ernie Bagnulo, Chiropractor Winter is (finally) coming!!!   As is the cold and the snow.  It has always seemed perplexing to me that this is time of year we choose to make resolutions for the year. This is not the most ideal time of year for weather, given the colder temperatures, the...

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WINing 2016: Sticking to your healthy start

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor A new year, a fresh start.  So many of us use the new year as motivation to fine tune or evolve the way we take care of ourselves.  We resolve to eat better, exercise regularly, get to bed earlier and much more. I find that the best...

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Why everyone can benefit from regular WIN Massage Therapy

By WIN Contributor:  Phil Rowland, RMT, ART provider, Certified Personal Trainer Most people would agree a massage makes them feel good. But many probably don't realize exactly how good a regular massage is for their overall health. Massage can improve performance, aid recovery, prevent and eliminate injuries, reduce stress and enhance metabolism and circulation! While new...

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Holiday Stress & Anxiety Busters: A Niagara Falls Naturopathic Doctor's Top Tips

  By Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor The holidays should be a happy time of year.  The sparkle and magic of the season is in the air and represented by the all the twinkle lights and festive decorations.  However, there can be elements to the holidays that can be stressful for most people.  Whether it's...

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Niagara Falls Chiropractic and Movement Variability

  By WIN Contributor: Dr. Matthew Bird, WIN Chiropractor Every day, I am amazed at the amount of movement variability I see at the clinic, at athletic events, and in the busy streets of our community. Variability is a common and natural feature of human movement and, when optimized within the human body, it will...

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Panoramic View of WIN Niagara Falls Wellness Clinic

  By WIN Contributor: Nancy VanDemark, Reception Team Member WIN Health Solutions presents a very open and welcoming environment. Whether you are coming in for Chiropractic care, Naturopathic Medicine, Physiotherapy, Massage therapy or Personal Training, you will find the very best here. The reception team is devoted to having our warmth and friendliness start at the front...

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Shockwave At WIN: A Niagara Falls Chiropractic Solution

  At WIN we offer the very best technology and treatment modalities to our patients.  The Storz Duolith Ultra Shockwave Therapy is just one example of this.   By WIN Contributor: Dr. Ernie Bagnulo What do Rotator Cuff tendon injuries, Plantar Fasciitis, Tennis Elbow, Jumpers Knee and all have in common? All can be treated...

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Chickpea Curry & Cauliflower Rice - Nutrition Natural Therapies Niagara

If you are looking for a quick, easy, veggie packed meal, check out my recipe for Chickpea Curry.  It's a nutritious one pan recipe that is sure to fit the bill when it comes to comfort food.  I paired this with Cauliflower Rice, a grain-free option that serves as great base for this curry that...

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Niagara Naturopath Asks: Do You Favour Proactive or Reactive Medicine?

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Laura Imola, Naturopathic Doctor Do you take a proactive approach to sustaining good health or do you prefer a "Wait and See" approach? A a Niagara Falls Naturopathic Doctor I educate my patients with an old adage: "The best way to not get sick is to stay healthy".  When seek out...

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A PAIN IN THE BUTT, LEG & HIP: WIN Niagara Falls Massage Therapy Solutions

By WIN Contributor:  Phil Rowland, RMT, ART provider, Certified Personal Trainer Often, when a person complains of hip and back pain, the go-to diagnosis is sciatica. Sciatica is actually a very specific source of pain and refers to an irritation of the sciatic nerve. “True” sciatica is a compression of one or more of its...

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Spinal Manipulation and Postural Control

By WIN Contributor: Dr. Matthew Bird The fact that humans are able to stand against gravity in the vertical plane is a miracle in itself. Viewed as an inverted pendulum, the human body almost defies basic physical elements of force. Further complicating this fact are the multiple linkages within the body (joints) and the numerous...

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Upcoming Events with Dr. Laura Imola

It has been a really exciting month with a number of events that I've been so fortunate to participate in.   I have my last two events for the fall to invite you to! Tea Blending Party at Novel Teas in Niagara Falls When: Friday October 2nd from 12:00-1:00 Where: Novel Teas - 4400 Queen Street, Niagara...

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Best Muffins Ever!

Best muffins ever! Here is my recipe for the best muffin ever!  These muffins are moist, delicious, satisfying and PACKED with nutrition.  I developed this recipe while trying to figure out a healthy, highly nutritious snack to pack in my children's lunches.  It just so happened that I love these muffins, too! Regular purchased muffins...

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