Recently, I have been speaking to businesses about health and lifestyle - my checklist was popular, so I thought I would share it. For a deeper explanation, please see the summary that I initially wrote on the HealthOut Blog. Click Here.
This is one of the best news articles I have ever read about informed choice and how to assist patients to make decisions that are best for them.
Everyone is getting older. Everyone will likely need medical tests or treatments. Everyone should read this article.
Over the next 6 months, I plan to bring the risk vs benefit discussion to the Vancouver fitness scene, the outcome of which is uncertain :)
I recently had a patient ask me, "What is your approach to weight loss?". To this I responded, "I do my best to help people isolate their individual drivers of weight gain." Whenever I give this response, I am hoping that the person across from me smiles and says, "yes, that's what we need!", but instead what I usually get is a blank stare as a response.
This season with the Whistler Mountain Ski Club, we experienced challenges communicating with parents when the appropriate time for an athlete to begin strength training would be, and how this process was best undertaken. I think the 6 points in this article can apply not only to ski racing athletes, but to all athletes, so I decided to blog it!
Dr. Ryan Oughtred, ND
I will be working with the Whistler Mountain Ski Club this 2014/15 season to assist with physical assessments, fitness and dry-land programming, transitional support and other sports medicine related initiatives. The first assessments have been completed and the athletes are ready to get to work on their fitness and workouts.
We need 8-12 patients patients for our next Vancouver Weight Loss/ Weight Management Group starting September 30/2014. Patients should require roughly 50 lbs of weight loss and/ or have medical reasons for losing weight. Book your free consult today to see if the program is for you.
Fat Jokes aren't funny, and they are contributing more to the public health problems of overweight and obestity