We are thrilled to welcome Amy Ritchie holistic nutritionist to our team at Thunder Bay Naturopathic Clinic. Amy spent 4 years studying western nutrition and holistic & integrative medicine in Victoria BC before moving back to her home town of Thunder Bay. She is passionate about using food as medicine and believes that the health of the body cannot be separated from the health of the mind. For more info on nutrition services please call us at the Clinic.
Spring is a season of upward and expansive energy. Picture grass and plants starting to burst through the ground after a long winter. Animals being born and waking up to the sunshine. In Chinese medicine we look to nature for insight and bring that same energy to our bodies, think of your body as a microcosm of the world. Spring is all about transitions, movement, light, growth, new beginnings and getting ready for the warm active months of summer after the cold dark winter.
Spring cleaning isn’t just for our houses, it’s also a time for us to wake up our bodies and support their natural detoxification pathways. The liver organ system is associated with spring and tends to become more stagnant in the winter. Focus on bringing in lighter foods. For many people greens, smoothies, and salads naturally become more appealing in the warmer months.
Shake off the cobwebs, embrace the sunshine and say hello to Spring!Come visit us for a:
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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, ND to find out more.
Our Naturopathic Doctors offer engaging and informative 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.
Dr. Jessica Carfagnini, ND: Monday through Thursday (IVs available Monday and Thursday mornings).
Dr. Jordan Sokoloski, ND: Monday to Thursday and every other Friday.
Trish Eaton, RMT: Monday through Friday.
Trudy Kergon, MSW, RSW: Tuesday afternoons and evenings and all-day Wednesdays until 5:30 PM.
Amy Ritchie, NNCP: Monday, Thursday, Friday from 9:00 AM - 6:00PM.