Entries by Cody Lindsay

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 […]

Stay Safe, Keep Connected

At Spartan Wellness we understand that with social distancing being a priority during COVID19 pandemic,  it can be difficult to be away from family this long weekend. We have put together a list of free virtual screen sharing software programs that will allow you to connect with love ones across the globe.   Zoom – […]

Veteran Community Consultation / Consultation Auprès de la Communauté des Vétérans

(Le français suit) Dear Stakeholders and Advisory Group members, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) has launched an online consultation to learn how we can better communicate with and reach out to former Canadian Armed Forces members and their families. The Veteran Community Consultation is geared toward Veterans who do not currently receive benefits and services from VAC. […]

Pulling For Veterans

When Dave Drumm was approached to help create an event at the Bowmanville Legion, he got right to work creating –   “Pulling For Veterans”  The 1st Annual Armwrestling Fundraiser   Bowmanville Legion Branch 178 Saturday February 22nd, 2020 – 1:00pm (Weigh in starts 10am) Dave not only wanted create an event to help raise […]