Tracy Cook, B.Sc., ND.
Jessica Carfagnini, H.BA, ND.
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Newsletter Archive

Check out our latest newsletter with information about detoxification, an upcoming Northern Ontario health retreat, and delicious recipes for kale chips and nettle tea!

Would you like to work at our Clinic?
Have you graduated from College or University in the past 3 years? We are hiring a Business Development intern for a one-year full-time contract. Please see the full job description to see if you might be the person we're looking for!

Please fill out our 5 minute survey about supplements and natural health products! In order to best serve our patients, we are reviewing the supplements that we carry at the Clinic. Your responses will help us focus on what our patients need the most. We aim to provide high-quality professional products that help you to feel better and meet your health goals. Thank you for taking the time to fill out our survey!

About your health
Naturopathic Pain Management
By Jordan Sokoloski, ND
There is no denying that pain is a disagreeable experience that we all hope to avoid whenever possible. However, despite our aversion to it, more than 50 million North Americans experience chronic pain including back pain, headache and joint pain caused by arthritis. While pain often serves a purpose, like warning of an injury, too often pain is experienced long term and without an easily identifiable cause.
Researchers are only now beginning to understand the complex and multidimensional nature of pain. Our perception of pain involves not just our awareness of it, but also our body’s response to it. This response is mediated by many complicated and interconnected pathways in the body and is collectively known as "nociception". The impact of pain is further complicated by the social, emotional, and psychological factors which are especially prevalent when dealing with chronic pain.
Read more in our Fall 2014 newsletter about chronic pain and what Naturopathic Doctors can do to help.
Alternatively, call the Clinic at 683-7287 to book a free 10 minute consultation with Jordan Sokoloski, our newest ND who has special training in pain management and rehabilitation.

Updates on services and seminars
Intravenous vitamin and mineral treatments
We are now offering intravenous vitamin and mineral treatments as complementary care for chronic infections, chronic fatigue, cancer and other conditions. Please call and set up a free 10 minute consultation with Dr. Carfagnini to find out more.

Feldenkrais sessions are now available at Thunder Bay Naturopathic Clinic!
Are you dealing with acute or chronic pain of the back, neck, shoulders, hips or knees? Coping with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or the effects of a stroke? Feldenkrais Method addresses a variety of physical challenges, and also helps enhance self-image. To find out more about Oliver Reimer and Feldenkrais Method, click here or call the Clinic to book a session.

acupunctureCedar Grove Community Acupuncture Clinic is conveniently located within the walls of Thunder Bay Naturopathic Clinic at 219 Algoma St. South
Cedar Grove is the first community acupuncture clinic in Thunder Bay, and offers acupuncture treatments in a comfortable group setting. You may wonder how this model works. Check out the website for all the details.
Patients have been telling us that they feel relaxed and rejuvenated after receiving acupuncture at Cedar Grove.

You can pay anywhere between $20 and $45, HST included, for an acupuncture treatment. All of the practitioners are NDs, so treatments are covered or subsidized by most extended healthcare plans. If you are interested in booking an appointment at Cedar Grove Community Acupuncture Clinic or would like to check the hours of operation, visit the website or call (807) 286-0118.

Free Seminars
Our Naturopathic Doctors offer FREE seminars on various health related issues! If you would like to schedule an interactive seminar for your workplace or community group, please get in touch with us. Common topics for these presentations include "What is Naturopathic Medicine?" "Taking Care of your Immune System" and "Managing Stress". We are always happy to address other health topics that may be of interest to your group as well.

Thunder Bay Naturopathic Clinic days of operation
Tracy Cook, ND: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.

Jessica Carfagnini, ND: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (IVs available Monday and Thursday mornings)

Jordan Sokoloski, ND: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Trish Eaton, RMT: Monday through Friday.

For Your Health
Did you know...
Most extended health care benefits cover Naturopathic services?

scaleHoping to lose a few pounds and maintain a healthy weight?
Avoid "fad" supplements and supposed "quick fixes". Research shows that regular exercise and healthy diet are the most important aspects of any weight loss plan. Low carb diets that are high in quality protein, healthy fats and green vegetables can be be very effective. Getting at least 30 minutes a day of cardiovascular exercise such as brisk walking is key. Food sensitivities and hormonal imbalances can affect weight too, so see your ND for an an individualized plan.

Thunder Bay Naturopathic Clinic

Tracy Cook, B.Sc, ND.
Jessica Carfagnini, H.BA, ND.
Jordan Sokoloski, HBSc, ND.
Trish Eaton, RMT
Oliver Reimer, BA, BFA, GCFP
Dawn Lemieux
Dawn G. Blessing, RN, BSN, MSN
Trudy Kergon, MSW, RSW
Karen Carter, RN


219 Algoma Street S., Thunder Bay, ON
Phone: (807) 683 - 7287
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