8 Reasons You Can’t Sleep and How To Cope

A good night’s sleep is crucial to your health and wellbeing. If one or more of these eight culprits is to blame for your lack of sleep, find out how to cope! Stress: Chronic stress disrupts nearly every system in your body. It can suppress your immune system, upset your digestive and reproductive systems, increase […]

Wondering What To Give That Special Person In Your Life?

Gifts of Wellness Are Always Appreciated and Show How Much You Care You’ve wandered through the mall, popped into shops that looked promising or scrolled through dozens of websites looking for something meaningful and personal. And come up dry. What gift could you give that will show your love and caring? When it’s this challenging […]

Acupuncture Facts and Myths

3500 years of Facts, Myths & History Acupuncture has been in use for over 3500 years and today provides relief to more than 20 million people worldwide.Stanford, John Hopkins, UCLA, and Harvard Universities, as well as other advanced medical centres around the world employ acupuncture in treatments. Contents CHAPTER 1 Acupuncture Facts CHAPTER 2 Acupuncture […]

Mindfulness Training for Student and Family Members

Goal: Improve participants’ cognitive control, emotional regulation and self-awareness. Benefits of mindfulness : Higher performance in terms of efficiency, quality and creativity… when writing papers, preparing an exam, performing on stage… with more willingness and enjoyment Other benefits of mindfulness and meditation: (for participant’s other concerns) Physical: whole brain synchronization, Master stress, more energy, better […]

How Custom Orthotics Can Help You Live a Better Life

Work, play, and everyday living keep you on your feet so why not be as comfortable as possible? The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend 150 minutes per week of exercise, but most of us do much more than that when we include shopping for groceries, gardening, housework, childcare, and all the walking and standing we […]

Sedation Dentistry Helps You Relax During Your Dental Treatments

“Sleep dentistry” prevents discomfort during dental procedures. Many people fear or are nervous about dental procedures, but there is a solution. Sedation dentistry can help you feel relaxed. Sedation dentistry is also a solution for patients who: Are unable to sit still in the dentist chair Have acutely sensitive teeth Need lengthy and complicated dental […]

7 Ways Gardening Can Help You Live To 100

Did you know Dr. John Bidgood grew up on a general farm near Ottawa before attending Dentistry at University of Toronto, and moving west to Victoria with Dr. Judy in 1973? They have always loved gardening. Both indoors and outdoors – but especially outdoors! In semi-retirement Dr. Bidgood gardens at home, and wherever he thinks […]

Meet Moss Healthcare’s Two New Chiropractors

And learn how chiropractic care can help you feel your best! We were pleased to be given the opportunity to interview Moss Street Healthcare’s two new chiropractors, Dr. Nick Milton and Dr. Jayne Bidgood who shared insights and knowledge about chiropractic that will answer some common questions. Dr. Nick Milton DC, BSc, MChiro Dr. Nick […]

Invisalign®: A Clear and Discreet Alternative to Metal Braces

What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a trusted, non-invasive device used to straighten teeth and improve overall oral health in teens and adults. Our transparent aligners are designed for discreet, temporary use and are custom made to fit your smile. Whether you are interested in improving the aesthetic appearance of your teeth or addressing oral health […]

How Interceptive Orthodontics Can Help Your Child

Moss Healthcare Dentistry is a strong advocate of early childhood preventative dental care – identifying and treating dental problems before they become critical. Preventative dentistry also includes interceptive orthodontics because the advantages of early orthodontic intervention are numerous. Treatment started at an opportune time offers the best possible outcomes for your child’s facial development, dentition, […]