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March 1, 2018 - My Thermotex, Personal

Meet Ginger, single mother to Juvenile arthritis ‘warrior’, Slade

Ginger has loved horses for as long as she can remember, and her daughter, Slade, grew up on horseback. Before Slade could even ride, she was with her mother in barns and stables while Ginger worked. Slade is now five years old, and has been diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis (JA). Having played an incredible role in Ginger and Slade’s lives, Thermotex was honored to talk to Ginger who shared the story of her daughter’s strength and their family’s journey with JA.

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January 3, 2018 - My Thermotex

Recovering from pain-filled sleepless nights with Thermotex: Marina’s story

Tell me about yourself, and about your journey with pain?

I have rheumatoid arthritis in every joint except my hip and back – I even have it in my jaw and eyes. As the disease progressed, I was taking in excess of ten Extra Strength Advil every day, which barely helped to address my pain and still left me unable to sleep at night. The doctor that I had at the time told me there was nothing to be done and I would just have to learn to live with the pain.

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December 17, 2017 - My Thermotex

Placekicker for the CFL, Rene Paredes chats with Thermotex about pressures of repetitive movement and his experience as a high performance athlete

We were incredibly excited to talk to Rene Paredes, a placekicker for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) about his pain management strategies and what wellness means for a high level athlete. Paredes attended training camp with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2010 and 2011 and was signed by the Stampeders on July 4, 2011. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela and raised in Pierrefonds, Quebec.

T: Hey Rene,

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December 2, 2017 - My Thermotex

Re-Imagining Life After Arthritis- Leola’s Story

How did Arthritis affect your life?

I was very active in my youth. I loved being in the mountains, spending every weekend I could hiking and skiing. It wasn’t until my forties that I began to experience pain from Arthritis. Arthritis runs in my family, so when I started to suffer the effects of it, I had accepted pain as a part of aging. I thought it was normal! I was frustrated that I wasn’t able to engage in the activities I used to love,

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November 17, 2017 - My Thermotex

Local Clothing Designer Battles Rheumatoid Arthritis

Andrea Collins is the founder of Saturday Clothing, a fashion design studio and boutique atelier in the heart of downtown Calgary. She’s also utterly down-to-earth; when she’s not designing clothes you can find her in fly-fishing, working outdoors and spending time with her daughter.

Andrea has also suffered from Rheumatoid Arthritis since she was just shy of 27, an illness that altered the course of her career. When she was diagnosed, she was working full time outdoors for Air Canada at a job that she loved.

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August 30, 2017 - My Thermotex

How George Shed Osteoarthritis

Before Mike used Themotex to recover from his own injuries (See the story here) he was introduced to Thermotex through an unlikely client, George the Cat. As a microbiology grad, Mike got his start in the pharmaceutical arena, as a sale representative in veterinary medicine.

In his line of work there were many heartwarming scenarios and of course, those that truly tugged at his heartstrings. “One particular case I will never forget was George the cat.”

Mike meets George

Whether it’s a cat taken from abusive owners,

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June 28, 2017 - My Thermotex

Restoring Quality of Life After Injury

Mike Bates is an avid researcher with a degree in microbiology and a history of working in the pharmaceutical industry. Mike is also incredibly active, and his quality of life is built around his ability to participate in well-loved sports and outdoor activities like hockey, skiing and hiking.

Injury and Chronic Pain

When a major sport injury threw his life off kilter, Mike explored any option that might allow him to hold on tight to his love for the game.

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April 20, 2017 - My Thermotex

Healing Mercury Poisoning with Far Infrared: A Survivor’s Story

Wendy Docherty is in the pursuit of a rich and vibrant life. She lives an active lifestyle while appreciating the simple things. She has worked as the Executive Vice President of Thermotex with her family for the past 19 years and her work has provided a sense of purpose and fulfillment to her life; the personal stories of happy and healed customers always move and bolster her days.

As an active in giving member in her community and her life,

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