The OMA Blog

Our Annual Drive for Nellie’s!

This season, Oma is partnering up with Nellie’s to sponsor 3 families in our community to help them have a brighter holiday. Oma recognizes Nellie’s an integral part of our community. Consider helping us in assisting the families at Nellie’s usher in a bright New Year! Please check out this list directly from the families…

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Faces of OMA: Meg, Matt & Family

“At Oma, you feel like family.” Meg first set foot inside Oma a couple of years ago on the recommendation of someone from a neighbourhood moms’ group – and it proved to be a life-changing decision. She came because she was seeking relief for some chronic health issues and pain – which the chiropractic team…

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Introducing a New Baby To the Family

When it comes to introducing a sibling, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The transition from one child to two (or two to three) is a big transition that affects all members of a family – but none more so than the little person about to become a brother or a…

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Faces Of OMA: Jamieson Cochrane

Jamieson has been visiting Oma since 2005. Over the years, both he – and Oma – have grown and evolved in profound ways. “Before coming to Oma, my mind was completely disconnected from my body,” he says. “But over time, coming [to Oma] regularly for adjustments – and learning to pay attention to certain things…

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Summer Wellness 2017

Summertime is such a fleeting season, so it’s no wonder that we’re itching to get outside and make the most out of the warmest weather of the year. Whether you’re checking out Toronto’s many festivals or keen on camping or going to the cottage outside the city, here are a few of our favourite tips…

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The Importance of Filling Your Well

So many of us aren’t taking good enough care of ourselves. We’re busy parenting, working, tending to aging parents, and fulfilling other commitments. It feels like there isn’t time. But we need to MAKE time. You may have heard the saying ‘you can’t draw from an empty well’ – and it’s 100% true. You will…

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A Natural Outdoor First Aid Kit, by Dr. Lisa Watson ND

Summer for my family means lots of time spent outdoors.  Local playgrounds and splash pads, the beautiful Toronto Beaches and our annual trip to Algonquin provincial park.  With all this activity we are sure to experience our share of scrapes, bumps and bruises.  But as a naturopath and a momma, I like to be prepared!…

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