Entries by Cody Lindsay

Making your life easier with Pre-Coverage

Did you know Veterans Affairs Canada covers the cost of medical cannabis for certain pensioned conditions.  To learn more please visit www.spartannetwork.ca From the time your prescription is sent to your License Holder (LH) of choice to when your coverage is approved by Medavie Blue Cross could take more than a month.  Leaving you with […]

The Pediatric Nausea Assessment Tool

Erin O’Shaughnessy, works as part of our prescribing staff where she helped write for this wonderful Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal article.  With this article it shows she is a highly respected and knowledgeable NP in her field and medical cannabis. It is by this association that Spartan Wellness continues to be the best place to […]

What are Nurse Practitioners?

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who have additional education and nursing experience, which enables them to: Autonomously diagnose and treat illnesses Order and interpret tests Prescribe medications Perform medical procedures NPs are health-care professionals who treat the whole person, an approach that includes: Addressing needs relating to a person’s physical and mental health Gathering […]

4th Annual Sapper Mountain Bike Weekend

The Sappers weekend is now in its fourth year!!  Founded by a group of retired Sappers (Combat Engineers & Engineers) that wanted to get together, relive past good times and do it in a fun environment.  This event brings together Mountain bike enthusiasts and none riders alike.  Those that don’t mountain bike are still encouraged […]

COVID-19 and Cannabis Use

  By completing the survey you are consenting to participate in the study. Click here: https://redcap.cheori.org/surveys/?s=R33FANX9CY   From CHEO: We are conducting an online survey for research being conducted at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and we would greatly appreciate if you can complete the brief survey yourself, as well as to forward this invitation […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Cannabis

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) IBS is a common and chronic health issue affecting the large intestine and is characterized into three sub-types; IBS with predominant constipation, predominant diarrhea, or a combination of both. Symptoms also include abdominal cramps/pain/bloating, excess gas, and mucus in the stool. Although the precise cause of  IBS is unknown, IBS involves […]

Lumbago – Tips to Relieve Pain and Discomfort

Lumbago is the most common form of low back pain. It is caused by cramping of the spinal muscles, joint dysfunction, ergonomics, exercise, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, injuries and trauma to the lower back and/or surrounding tissues/muscles, sprains and strains, and so forth. Pain can radiate to other parts of the body including the upper legs […]

Covid & Cannabis

With Covid-19 sweeping the world, it has changed the way we live and do business.  There are many companies and intelligent minds working towards a solution.  There may however be a solution in cannabis, researchers at the University of Lethbridge, along with their partners, have found that specific cannabis sativa extracts are showing promise as […]

CEO Covid-19 Update

CEO Covid-19 Update Hello Spartan Wellness Community, Hello Spartan Wellness Community, The COVID-19 (the coronavirus) virus is affecting thousands of people and their families – first and foremost our thoughts are with those who are personally impacted. As COVID-19 continues to impact the Canadian community, I want to personally update you on the steps Spartan […]