Welcome, Holly! We are ecstatic to have a wonderful new RMT in the house!
Holly Snell is a graduate from the Mount Royal University 2200-hour massage therapy program. Taking interest in the way the body manifests stress; she works to reduce symptoms through relaxation, deep tissue, and therapeutic styles of massage. Her approach to treatment addresses each layer of muscle and connective tissue to work to alleviate tension in an effective way. With the goal of addressing pain at its source, Holly takes care to locate and treat the trigger points and adhesions of the muscles often contributing to client discomfort. In her understanding of the nuances that take a massage from good to great, Holly utilizes client-centered care customizing each treatment to reflect the client’s goals.
In her personal life, Holly values maintaining an active lifestyle. While she enjoys running, lifting weights, hiking and spending time outdoors; she also understands the importance of balance and being in tune with your body. Holly is passionate about supporting her clients in keeping their body moving at its best. She encourages the utilization of simple home care exercises to carry the benefits of each massage beyond the treatment room. Putting client progress first, Holly works with you to develop and work towards your personal wellness goals.
Healthflow Naturopathic Clinic
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Huge congrats to Patricia van Poppel from Healthflow Naturopathic Clinic in Calgary for winning our giveaway for a ticket to the National Lymphedema Conference 🏆
Look forward to seeing you there!
Healthflow Family Wellness Centre: We treat with care using a variety of holistic methods. Call to a Welcome to Healthflow!
Here at Healthflow Family Wellness Centre we do our best to create a warm, safe and comfortable environment for you to find healing. When the obstacles are removed, the body's self-healing processes are nourished, and health is allowed to flourish from within. We offer an integrated approach to wellness. Our therapists include; Dr. Derek Cook and Dr. Jacqui Klassen, Dr. Michelle Hislop, D. Nadia R
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Welcome, Holly! We are ecstatic to have a wonderful new RMT in the house!
The Healthflow team! 💙💚
-Dr. Derek Cook ND
-Dr. Patricia Brand ND
-Dr. Michelle Hislop ND .michelle.nd
-Diane Patterson - physio
-Patricia Van Poppel - RMT
-Amy Shantz - manual therapist
-Sandra Lavinskas - AT
-Nadine Solyom - psychologist
-Elise Cook - office manager
-Seyi Ade-Ojo - office admin
Welcome to our newest Healthflow member, Seyi!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We are so lucky to have this lovely lady with us a couple times each week. Although she goes by Seyi, her name is Oluwaseyi Ade-Ojo, and she is originally from Nigeria. She has lived in Canada now for 7 years. In her spare time, she loves to draw and paint watercolour. Although she is already extremely accomplished in her educational endeavours, one day she would love to be an artist. Maybe she'll even paint us something cool for Healthflow?!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Seyi also loves watching TV, be it movies, TV shows or documentary (Netflix is life!). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We are so happy to have you on the team!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you haven't met Elise yet, then you're definitely missing out! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Elise Cook (aka Ellie) is our favourite Brit, office manager, joke maker, and the Healthflow glue. She gets all the important stuff done that keeps us running smoothly and efficiently.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Elise has been in Canada since November 2019 and is from Hampshire, UK. She's been enjoying her off time exploring the surrounding areas, hiking and travelling to new places. She has a soft spot for the lakes and mountains. She also loves live music, trying new restaurants, drag queens and dogs! If you have any fun suggestions for Elise, throw them her way!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Fun facts about Elise:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
-She knows all the hidden meanings to Taylor Swift songs. This includes the most recent album, Folklore, which was literally released like a week ago..⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
-She's a voice over artist.. so if you're impressed by our answering machine, you should be.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
-She's a really good gift giver and loves to make people smile⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
-She's definitely wittier than you... and if you think to the contrary, she's probably holding back because she wants to keep her job.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Pop in and say 'Hello' to the lovely Elise!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We are so excited to open up August with our new superstar physiotherapist, Diane!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Diane Patterson graduated from the McGill School of Physiotherapy in 1989. She then worked with a variety of neurological and orthopedic clients in California. Since returning to Canada in 1994, she has been working in private practice with orthopedic and chronic pain clients of all ages primarily with Postural Reconstruction® Physiotherapy.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
In 2001 Diane received her diploma in Postural Reconstruction® Physiotherapy and continues to re-certify on an annual or biannual basis through a continuing education program.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
In 2017 Diane studied The Integrated Systems Model with world renowned Physiotherapist and biomechanic expert, Diane Lee B.Sc. PT in Vancouver, BC. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Diane also uses Osteopathic Mechanical Link to balance facial tensions throughout the body.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Diane is a registered physiotherapist and a member of the College of Practitioners in Postural Reconstruction®, based in Strasbourg, France. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Welcome to Healthflow! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We are so excited to belatedly welcome to the Healthflow team this fabulous massage therapist & human - Patricia!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Patricia is originally from The Netherlands and immigrated with her family to Canada in 2003. Her journey started in Calgary after some moves around the country. For 8 years, she operated her own private clinic in Melville, SK and was blessed to be able to travel the world to gain more experience and understanding of the issues related to Lymphedema.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
She has volunteered several times at the Lymphedema Filariasis clinic in Leogane, Haiti and the highlight of her career was an amazing internship with Dr. Treadwell at the Institute of Advanced Wound care in Montgomery, Alabama.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
These specialized trainings and experiences have given her the passion and drive to offer an unique and diverse platform to treat many areas associated with acute & chronic pain, tightness, swelling, surgical adhesions, scar tissue (mal)formations, limitations in range of motion, and the phases of wound healing.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
She's been very fortunate to see some incredible results in her treatment room working with many oncology, cosmetic and orthopedic surgery patients, and addressing each individual’s health issue or concern with the most important objective to improve their quality of life.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Edema, Lymphedema & Chronic Swelling Therapy⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Post Lipo – Cosmetic & Orthopedic Surgery Therapy⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Breast massage & Axillary Web Syndrome Therapy⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Deep Connective Tissue Bodywork⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Therapeutic Massage incl. Pre & Postnatal massage⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
For more detailed information about her and the services she provides, please visit: www.lymphasticmassage.com⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Contact us to book!
We are ecstatic to welcome Dr. Patricia Brand to the Healthflow team!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Dr. Brand has a broad primary care practice, with a focus on family medicine, paediatric care, women's health, stress syndromes (including digestive upset, fatigue, pain complexes), fertility and pregnancy care. She has a background in counselling, specializing in crisis counselling for women and children affected by domestic violence. This experience has influenced her naturopathic practice, especially in respect to working with children.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Dr. Brand has taught naturopathic medicine introductory courses within the Faculty of Continuing Education at the University of Calgary for a number of years, has attended classical homeopathy seminars in India, and was honoured with the 2006 Governor's Medal of Excellence for outstanding academic and clinical performance throughout the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program. Her wealth of clinical experience and bubbly personality have us all excited that she has joined us at Healthflow. We so look forward to working with her!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Welcome, Dr. Brand!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
In direct response to the latest announcements from Premier Kenney, we have now re-opened Healthflow.
As of this week, our clinic hours have been modified to:
Tuesday - Friday : 11:30am - 6pm
Saturdays : 10am - 4pm
For any questions, bookings or product orders please call us within these hours. Any messages out of hours can be left on our voicemail or can be made via email. We will reply as soon as possible!
Looking forward to see you all again!
-The Healthflow team
@ Healthflow Naturopathic Clinic
We like to keep things wild here at the Holy Cross Centre! Enjoy free parking and the Mission locals.
We are here for you! You can continue your care and healing with us, it will just be from a distance. Dr. Derek Cook, Dr. Michelle Hislop, and Nadine Solyom are offering telemedicine to our patients. Phone and video consults are available, and an easy way to continue your care from the comfort of your home.
Please check online or give us a call for our updated schedules!
We are also offering free drop shipping for supplement/lab orders over $50.
As we are uncertain how long we will need to be social distancing, we encourage you to take this time to focus on self love, self care, and healing. We will get through this, and we cannot wait to see your beautiful faces again!
This is an updated announcement to our original pandemic COVID-19 message last Friday.
As mandated by our Regulatory College, all in person appointments are no longer being offered as of March 19th. We have been diligently contacting patients who have had previous appointments scheduled, and switching them to telemedicine. For those patients who already have a pre-existing appointment coming up in the next several weeks, and cannot reschedule, we will honour that time as a telephone consult (telemedicine).
Please call or leave us a message regarding remedies, tests, appointments or questions. We will address them as soon as we can.
Our clinic hours for Naturopathic Medicine (Dr. Cook, Dr. Hislop) telemedicine have been reduced temporarily to the following beginning Wednesday March 25th:
Monday 12pm- 5pm
Tuesday: 12-5pm (Dr. Hislop)
Nadine (psychologist) is able to do telephone sessions, please call or look online for her modified schedule.
All physical therapy services with (Sandra and Amy) are currently unavailable as per their Regulatory boards.
To prevent the need to come into the clinic to pick up supplements, we are offering free drop shipments on any orders over $50. If this is not convenient and you would like to pick up your supplements, currently this is still OK but may change. However, we ask to pre-arrange payment in advance over the phone for quick pick-ups, avoiding others and handling the point of sales terminal.
We appreciate your understanding as we look to continue to serve you the best way we can while adhering to social distancing in the prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
We wish you and your family good health,
-The Healthflow team @ Healthflow Naturopathic Clinic
COVID - 19 UPDATE - We are still open!
Patients with suspected symptoms of COVID-19 are advised to stay home and call Health Link 811 for instructions.
It is highly advisable that if:
1) You have recently travelled outside of the country, or
2) Are sick with flu-like symptoms (see provided Alberta health link below), Phone consults should be made. If this does not apply, you are welcome to come in for regular appointments.
Alberta Health has a dedicated website with frequent updates and information regarding COVID-19:
At this time to further the safety of our patients and staff, we will be implementing the following:
1. Mandatory hand washing station - All patients/visitors/Staff will be expected to comply upon entering the clinic.
2. Mandatory temperature check - a non-touch forehead thermometer (infrared) will be used to screen all visitors for fever. Those who are demonstrating fever will be asked to return home immediately and call Alberta Health Link for further advice.
We are committed to keeping Healthflow a clean, and safe environment for all of our patients.
If it is necessary, we will comply with any government mandated shutdowns.
CONSULTS & DROP-SHIPPING
In order to reduce the spread of the virus, Healthflow will now offer phone consults for any follow-ups for all pre-existing patients that do not require manual therapy (acupuncture, massage, etc.). That means your follow-ups can be done over the phone where you can either come in and pick up any remedies and tests or have them drop-shipped to your preferred address.
Drop shipments over $50 will be offered free shipping during the pandemic period. Note, some tests need to be done in office and may not be available by drop shipment.
Please contact the clinic if you have any questions! @ Healthflow Naturopathic Clinic
Happy Family Day weekend from the Healthflow team! What a great time to get outdoors 🗻
Risk of influenza is greater than risk of coronavirus, says Alberta’s chief medical officer of health
Risk of influenza is greater than risk of coronavirus, says Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of health, said it is not surprising to see cases in provinces like Ontario and B.C. where there is travel back and forth with China, but she said that the risk to Albertans remains low.
Happy holidays! ❄️ ⛄️
Happy holidays everyone!
Please be aware of our holiday hours. We will see you in 2020!
It’s that time of year again! You have just over one month to use up your 2019 health benefits if they roll over in 2020. Now is a great time to check in on your health & glide into January feeling amazing!
If you are looking for someone to assist you in working towards better function and comfort, then Amy would love to partner with you in doing just that using holistic manual therapy.
Amy works with your whole person to optimize functioning and well-being. She considers all structures and connections in the body, working towards all of them moving in health. Her perspective includes bones and joints (including those of the skull), muscles, fascia, meninges (the tissues lining the spinal cord and cranium), organs and their attachments, nerves, blood and lymph vessels, and the inter-relationship among all these.
After teaching an introductory wellness course at a college overseas, Amy began her career in healthcare as a kinesiologist in 2000. She came to love hands-on therapeutic approaches while becoming a Fascial Stretch Therapist. Amy subsequently completed a 2200 hour massage therapy diploma, and is currently a fifth year student in the five year Osteopathic Manual Therapy program.
Kohlrabi - It’s one of the most delicious veggies you’ve never heard about. This is a brassica vegetable (same family as kale, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts) that is jam packed with nutrients and has the perfect crunch. My favorite way to eat it is raw and chopped up like carrot sticks. This guy was found at !
How much do you ❤️ kohlrabi?!
@ Mission, Calgary
Beauty day at the clinic!
Our Business is Your Health
Welcome to Healthflow!
Here at Healthflow Naturopathic Clinic we do our best to create a warm, safe and comfortable environment for you to find healing. When the obstacles are removed, the body's self-healing processes are nourished, and health is allowed to flourish from within.
We offer an integrated approach to wellness. Our therapists include; Dr. Derek Cook, Dr. Michelle Hislop, Dr. Nadia Romero, and Sara Herlevsen, RMT.
Dr. Derek Cook- http://www.healthflow.ca/practitioners/dr-derek-cook-nd/
Dr. Nadia Romero - http://www.healthflow.ca/dr-nadia-romero-nd/
Dr. Michelle Hislop - http://www.healthflow.ca/dr-michelle-hislop-nd/
Sara Herlevsen - http://www.healthflow.ca/sara-herlevsen-rmt/
Some information on Naturopathic Medicine-
Naturopathic Medicine is the integration of both science and art.
Along with core medical training, Naturopathic Doctors use:
• Herbal Medicine
• Traditional Chinese Medicine
• Lifestyle Counselling
• Physical Medicine
Dr. Cook also practices Auricular Medicine, a bioenergetic assessment tool in order to help create specific tailored treatment plans for each person. This technique involves acupuncture in and around the ears.
•Digestive health (Acid reflux, IBS, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s, diarrhea, constipation) •Burnout & Fatigue (Insomnia, sleep apnea, chronic fatigue, etc.)
•Neurological and Mental Health (Seizures, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, OCD, ADHD, etc.)
•Woman’s health (PMS, infertility, endometriosis, fibroids, PCOS, menopause, etc.)
•Men’s health (Impotence, BPH, Prostatitis, etc)
•Pediatric care (diaper rash, colic, frequent infections, vaccination support, etc.)
•Endocrine health (Hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, Hashimoto’s, Graves, Diabetes, etc.)
•Cardiovascular health (High blood pressure, cholesterol, strokes, etc.)
•Bone health (Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, Osteomyelitis, etc.)
•Chronic Infections (Candida-Yeast, HPV, Herpes, EBV, Lyme disease, etc.)
•Cancer (preventative, post-op and complimentary to radiation & chemo)
Call 403.313.4354 to book or go online at http://www.healthflow.ca for prices and to book.
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