Category: Dr. Erik Nelson

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How Does Nutrition Affect Injury Recovery?

Maybe you pushed yourself a bit too hard at the gym, or perhaps you took a tumble out on the trail. No matter the case, you’ve joined the other 4.2 million Canadians who suffer a severe injury each year. So, what to do now? After an injury, there are two immediate steps you should take. […]

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How Dr. Nelson Became Our Resident Iron Man (Champ, That Is!)

As a Naturopathic Doctor, I’ve gotten pretty accustomed to people calling me anything other than my first name. Doctor, Doc, you name it — but Iron Man? That’s a new title! While I might not have a full suit of body armor waiting in my office à la Tony Stark, I do have seven Half […]

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Alternative Treatments to Cortisone You Can Rely On 

Arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis—if you have a pain condition that ends in “itis,” it’s likely you’ve been offered cortisone treatments in the past. Cortisone injections are typically one of the first (and only) options offered by traditional doctors. While these injections might offer temporary benefits, they do so at the expense of potential long-term complications. If […]

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