Category Archives: Dr. Danielle

Naturopath blog by Dr. Danielle, University of Waterloo and Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine graduate

Top 3 Diet Trends: Which One is Right for You?

Danielle Marchildon/ February 28, 2018/ Dr. Danielle

Awareness, education, empowerment, advocacy, declining health statistics, and social media are the main contributing factors to the changes I see in my practice when it comes to perspective on food. We are certainly seeing a shift going on regarding what we put in our mouth and how it affects our physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing. And I say Kudos to you!

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What’s Normal????

Danielle Marchildon/ December 27, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Gahhhhhhhhhhh!! 2018 is right around the corner…how is it possible that another year has passed? For me, 2017 may just be the fastest year yet…I feel like I can still remember what I had for dinner this time last year. With the new year fast approaching, I have many patients thinking about what the majority of us think – what’s their new

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Dear Patients, I am not what I seem, it is not what you think…

Danielle Marchildon/ September 27, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Dear Patients, I am not what I seem, it is not what you think. People of Orangeville and surrounding area, if you are to think that I’d be ignorant enough to claim that Naturopathic Medicine can completely replace western medicine, you’d be largely mistaken. And yet, some people think that’s what I do. Ughhhh. It hurts my heart. So I am

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Dr. Danielle’s Top 5 Lab Tests for Weight Loss

Danielle Marchildon/ June 26, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Wait – what? Lab tests? For weight loss? Yesssssssss!!!! Weight loss is not as simple as calories in, calories out. Often times, there are physiological imbalances going on that are signalling your body to either create more fat cells or hang onto every single one you have, despite eating like a rabbit and working your butt off at the gym.

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Naturopath? Why would I see a Naturopath?

Danielle Marchildon/ June 12, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Ah! The age old question – one I hear time and time again. But it’s ok. I get it. Naturopaths (further noted here as NDs) are outside of the box. And that’s ok. Because sometimes, what we need is outside of the box! I won’t bore you with the details involved with defining ND’s. You can find that on any

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Why Does My Back Hurt?

Mackenzie Seymour/ April 13, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Four in five Canadians will experience low back pain at some point in their life, according to the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario’s (RMTAO) website. One of the draw-backs of being bipedal, walking on two legs, is that our lower-back and hips take on a lot of stress as they try to keep us upright. Low back pain is

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What is Massage Therapy? A Historical Breakdown.

Mackenzie Seymour/ February 27, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Whenever I tell someone I’m a registered massage therapist (RMT, MT) I’m often asked: “What kind of massage do you practice?” This question has always bothered me a little because what people expect me to answer is just, Swedish massage, Thai massage, Shiatsu (Japanese massage), Indian massage. Often I just settle for saying Swedish massage and that settles the question,

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Introducing Mackenzie!

admin/ February 13, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

This blog will soon be taken over by Mackenzie himself, but first, here’s a little bit about him: Mackenzie Seymour is new on the scene, and excited to be joining the health care community in Orangeville and surrounding area! Graduated with Honours from Georgian College in Massage Therapy, registrant of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, and member of

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Just Keep Swimming

Danielle Marchildon/ June 9, 2016/ Dr. Danielle

If you’ve ever Googled “Alternative treatment for ___” or “Natural treatment for ___” then this blog post is important for you to read. You are very likely googling for other options on how to treat something because you either –  1) don’t like pharmaceutical drugs, 2) you’ve tried pharmaceutical drugs but they aren’t helping, or 3) you don’t have access

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