Author: Catherine

Men, take charge of your health -- and sooner than later. Many men are concerned with their health when it comes to matters below the waist, sometimes unaware there are just as many health priorities above the waist too -- many in fact, that play...

If you're like many Canadians, you're eager to usher in 2021 with the promise of better, brighter days ahead. The past year has been a challenging one -- and that's putting it nicely. Having said as much, right now we must continue to do our...

Physical distancing is important - it keeps us healthy and can help keep people even more vulnerable safe too.  It also helps ensure our hospitals can manage their caseloads of COVID-19 and other patients who require specialized care. The virus is also leaving many people feeling...

At DeerFields Clinic, we offer a Human Performance Evaluation (HPE) designed to assess an individual’s Functional Capacity by evaluating physical fitness markers in the areas of Strength, Power, Endurance, Aerobic Capacity, and Mobility....

DeerFields Clinic is delighted to welcome Dr. Aaron Van Gaver as the newest member of our leading-edge medical and health team. Dr. Van Gaver is a licensed naturopathic doctor and certified addiction counsellor with additional training in acupuncture and recovery coaching. Naturopathic medicine’s main philosophy is...

Yoga practice has become increasingly popular with participants of all ages and abilities and continues to gain followers who upon giving it a fair try, discover its many benefits. If you've yet to be convinced, have a look at these eight striking benefits: Flexibility: The stretching...

Did you know that what you eat, how much you exercise, how well you sleep, and your overall attitude can all help strengthen your immune system and prevent illness? There are countless products on the market that claim to help boost your immune function, but...

Many people view January 1 as an opportunity to start fresh, setting health goals, such as losing weight, improving their diets, and starting an exercise routine. At DeerFields Clinic though, we know that all too often though, they set unrealistic  and unachievable goals, leading most...

It's always a good idea to eat a balanced diet - and achieving optimal health through food and nutrition isn't accomplished by following fads or restricting yourself to a mere handful of trendy foods. Good health is best supported by eating a variety of nutritious...