Adherence to Prescription Medications

Its always important to listen to your pharmacist about adherence to prescription medications

Adult Vaccination

A vaccine produces an immunological response against one or more antigens that cause illness or disease.

Arthritic Conditions

Rheumatic conditions are a blanket term for a variety of diseases that cause chronic, intermittent swelling and pain of the joints and connective tissue.

Asthma

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways. People with asthma may suffer from shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and chest tightness.

Back Pain Treatment

Back pain is a common condition affecting almost everyone at some point in their life. There are multiple treatment options available.

Birth Control Options

There are numerous birth control methods (contraception) to prevent pregnancy. Whether you want to prolong having children for a few years or don't want children at all, your physician can help you.

Bracing & Equipment

Bracing and orthotics are specialties within the medical field involved with the design, manufacture and application of orthoses and braces.

Calcium & Vitamin D

Calcium is essential for living organisms, in particular in cell physiology, where movement of the calcium into and out of the cytoplasm functions as a signal for many cellular processes.

Cold & Flu

The common cold, including chest cold and head cold, and seasonal flu are caused by viruses. Symptoms can include fever, headache and muscle soreness.

Concussions

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination.

Congestive Heart Failure Treatment

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a very common condition that millions of North Americans are diagnosed with each year. It’s usually caused by a weakening heart muscle as a result of the body retaining sodium. This causes fluid to build up around the heart and pump inefficiently.

COPD & Lung Health

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic lung disease that has many causes including smoking and genetic factors. There are several types, including bronchitis and emphysema.

Dementia

Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition where the body loses it's ability to uptake sugars effectively. High blood glucose levels are a result of this.

Foot Health

Foot Health covers treatment and a wide variety of health conditions, including deformity correction, diabetic foot care, and arthritis and orthotics.

Gastrointestinal Problems

Gastrointestinal symptoms that can affect people, include abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea and vomiting.

Heart Health

As we age it's important to visit your family doctor to have your heart checked regularly for any signs of high blood pressure, rhythm irregularities and heart disease.

Insulin

Insulin therapy is often an important part of diabetes treatment. Understand the key role insulin plays in managing your blood sugar, and the goals of insulin therapy. What you learn can help you prevent diabetes complications.

Lipohypertrophy

Lipohypertophy occurs when an area of skin is used multiple times to inject insulin. The subcutaneous fat becomes thickened or 'rubbery' and can feel like a lump or bump to the touch.

Medical Cannabis

There are important differences between medical and recreational cannabis and users may seek out strains and forms to alleviate symptoms while minimizing intoxication (primarily through cannabidiol or CBD).

Obesity

Obesity is a chronic and often progressive condition, similar to diabetes or high blood pressure. Obesity is characterized by excess body fat that can threaten or affect your health.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and brittle, leading to an increased risk of fracture.

Pneumococcal Pneumonia Vaccine

Pneumococcal disease is common in young children, but older adults are at greatest risk of serious illness and death. There are two kinds of vaccines that help prevent pneumococcal disease.

Safe and Effective Insulin Injection Techniques

The way that you insert your syringe or pen needle into your skin in order to get a proper dosage of insulin is called your insulin injection technique.

Shingles

Shingles is a painful, blistering rash that can last several weeks. Although it usually occurs in one part of the body, such as the torso, shingles can also affect the face and eyes.

Sinus Infections

Sinusitis or sinus infection is inflammation of the air cavities within the passages of the nose.

Skin Conditions

Common skin conditions can include such things as acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea.

Smoking Cessation

There are a variety of smoking cessation tools including prescription drugs and nicotine replacement aids.