Guest Speaker Monday March 9 – Valerie Wood

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We are so happy to welcome back Valerie Wood from ERT (Emergency Response Training). Valerie is an annual and extremely popular SLMG speaker who will be here to give us all an interactive and engaging refresher on infant and child CPR. You really can’t see her too many times; every time you’ll be reminded of how to save a life and get a chance to practice your skills.

Monday, March 2 – Carlyle Jansen, Good for Her

Please join us on Monday for Carlyle Jansen, Sex Expert and owner of Good for Her. For over 20 years, Carlyle has been talking to people about sex. Having taught at numerous Universities,  Sexuality and Health conferences, and even a Tedx talk – she has also been teaching workshops at Good For Her

Join us tomorrow as Carlyle talks to us about sex and sexuality after kids. She will answer any of your questions (don’t be shy) and even bring a few items for purchase that may help with things in the bedroom *wink wink*!

As per usual, I ask that you please RSVP for tomorrows meeting if possible, to help me plan childcare and coffee needs for the morning. 

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Monday’s Guest Speakers | Post Partum Pain and Care

February 10

Dr. Laura Stec, Chiropractic Care and Adriana Spassova, Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Dr. Laura Stec, Chiropractic Care

Dr. Laura is a caring and compassionate practitioner dedicated to optimizing the health and wellness of all her patients. She sees the impact that the daily stressors of our city can have on the body, both mentally and physically, and provides a safe, warm space where patients can come and be heard, feel taken care of and leave feeling well.

Dr. Laura studied psychology and behavioral sciences while completing her Bachelor of Arts from McGill University. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Her treatment and techniques include but are not limited to spinal manipulation, joint mobilizations, muscle release techniques, functional integrated acupuncture, SOT (sacral occipital technique), instrument assisted soft-tissue mobilization, activator, kinesio-taping, custom orthotics and exercise prescription.

Dr. Laura enjoys treating a variety of patients from all walks of life. Some of her special interests include: TMJ disorders, pre-natal and post-partum wellness, neck pain and headaches, sports injuries, geriatric care and general wellness.

Adriana Spassova, Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Adriana Spassova graduated from Queens University where she completed her Masters of Physiotherapy in 2012. She has worked as an Orthopaedic therapist treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries with the end goal of improving overall health and strength as well as optimizing individual performance.

During her own pregnancy, she saw a Pelvic therapist which sparked an interest to pursue training in pelvic floor physiotherapy.

Adriana has a passion in treating pre and post-natal patients who suffer from pelvic floor dysfunctions. Adriana is committed to providing the highest quality of care to her patients by integrating evidence-based practice with her clinical experience. Her goal is to help women gain back their core strength and regain control over their pelvic floor muscles.

She believes in implementing highly individualized treatment plans and relies on manual therapy, soft tissue release, exercise prescription, and patient education to help her clients achieve their therapeutic goal.

During her spare time Adriana enjoys going to the gym, running, spending quality time with her family and friends and skiing during the winter months!