Devon Larrat Takes on Los Angeles Arm Wrestling

By | 2018-08-08T21:21:32+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

This Thursday, August 9th, retired Canadian Special Forces Assaulter and Spartan Wellness co-founder Devon Larratt will be at The Novo DTLA in Los Angeles, California. He is there as the main event to take on the #2 ranked challenger, Matt Mask in a World Armwrestling League (WAL) night of super matches. Devon moved to Open [...]

Spartan Wellness Offers Video Physio Treatments!

By | 2018-03-22T00:19:51+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

It’s happened to a lot of us – we wake up in the morning to discover a new part of our body; only because it hurts. We know what comes next – an appointment with a doctor, a referral to physio, and ultimately more trips out of the house to get to physiotherapy. We know [...]

Tax Season: Filing Costs for Your Cannabis Prescription

By | 2018-03-16T20:11:44+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

It's tax time. Before you file, ask yourself if you may have missed an eligible deduction - costs incurred from having a prescription for medical cannabis. We've included a link at the bottom of this blog that takes you directly to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) website where details regarding medical expense deductions can be [...]

Flying with cannabis: What you need to know

By | 2018-01-30T15:27:53+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Canadian Veterans, Cannabis Research, Cannabis Therapy, PTSD, Spartan Wellness News, Veteran outreach|

Whether a patient yourself, or a family member has their prescription, the issue of travelling with prescribed cannabis is new to everyone at some point. One of the first things in the process to understanding the laws is to know that these laws only apply domestically within Canada. A patient cannot travel outside of Canada [...]

The 4 Steps to Take When Applying for a VAC Disability Award

By | 2017-12-21T00:50:51+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Veteran outreach, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)|

You may hear discussion of your service injury referred to as a pensioned condition, a disability “award”.  Someone may ask you, “Are you applying for an award for your tinnitus?”  The usual troop response would be, “No, I’m applying for hearing aids for my tinnitus”.  Don’t assume the worst, just a different department and different [...]

Spartan Wellness Announces Donation to Soldier On

By | 2017-12-13T23:11:56+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Invictus Games, Outreach|

“Soldier On Changed My Life.” Five simple words that we have heard from many veterans. For those that are unfamiliar with the work that Soldier On does, we can personally comment on what an amazing organization they are. In a nutshell, Soldier On provides financial assistance to veterans so they can have access to sports [...]

How to Navigate Your Summary of Assessment (SOA)

By | 2017-12-07T18:12:11+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Outreach|

A Summary of Assessment (SOA) from Veterans Affairs can be an extremely useful piece of paper to keep handy. Your SOA has several pieces of pertinent information on it that can assist a veteran in many circumstances, especially medical circumstances. Let’s look at what your SOA is, and why it’s a good idea to keep [...]

Spartan Wellness Proud Sponsor of Mississippi Thunder Kings (MTK)

By | 2017-10-28T13:20:15+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Minor League Hockey, Outreach|

Spartan Wellness is thrilled to sponsor the Mississippi Thunder Kings (MTK) Minor Bantam Team for their 2017 season. The Mississippi Thunder Kings hosts a competitive program for Tier 3 - B level with players from Almonte Pakenham Minor Hockey Association and Carleton Place Minor Hockey Association. The MTK name is a combination of the APMHA Thunder and the CPMHA Kings. [...]

Become a member of Team Canada!/Joignez-vous à l’Équipe Canada!

By | 2017-10-26T11:07:51+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Canadian Veterans, Invictus Games|

The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will bring together more than 500 competitors from 18 nations to compete in the following sports: archery, athletics, golf (to be confirmed), powerlifting, indoor rowing, road cycling, sailing, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis (to be confirmed). The purpose of the Invictus Games is to harness the power of [...]

Helping the Helpers

By | 2017-10-24T17:13:08+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Canadian Veterans, PTSD, Veteran outreach, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)|

Spartan Wellness is pleased to announce its participation in Helping the Helpers, a day-long event taking place on Oct.28 at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. This informative event will focus on coping and dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and feature talks from local professionals, including doctors, paramedics, police,  and physiologists. Among [...]