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May 30, 2018 - Thermo Talk

Meet Erica Cook, interiors expert, mother and ray of sunshine who battled everyday pain and you wouldn’t have even known it.

(Photo by Jamie Holt)

Introducing Erica Cook established Interior Designer here in Calgary, Alberta. Erica Cook got her start working with Sarah Richardson Design in her private firm as well as on her HGTV shows, Design Inc and Sarah’s House. She has since been known as a lifestyle and entertaining expert as well as a source for simple and stylish DIY projects. Faced with everyday pain, Erica had up until this point –

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May 2, 2018 - Thermo Talk

Does no pain really equal no gain? Not from Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor Jo’s perspective

If you benefit from physical therapy education with a few good laughs, not to mention… PUPPIES, Dr. Jo might just be your new favorite YouTube obsession! She’s a Physical Therapist and online sensation who has a thoughtful approach to pain management that challenges the “no pain, no gain” mentality when it comes to treatment. We were honored to share her straightforward approach to care and her commitment to safely treating pain and fostering wellness. Find out her thoughts on far infrared technology,

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November 8, 2017 - Thermo Talk

Naturopath, Dr. Frank Ervolino swears by low cost, practitioner independent pain management therapies

T: Tell us a bit about your professional past and present?
FE: I have worked in private practice, and in hospital settings treating severe chronic medical conditions before moving into a consulting career.
During this latest move I opened a low cost community acupuncture clinic, which treats people at prices they can afford. As the community became aware of my clinic, the numbers of patients we were treating rose exponentially, this brought me in contact with large numbers of people in pain.

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November 2, 2017 - Thermo Talk

Alberta Ballet Ballerina, Reilley McKinlay talks life as a dancer and dealing with chronic calf pain

Reilley McKinlay, dancer with the Alberta Ballet, hails from Seattle, Washington where she grew up training at Pacific Northwest Ballet School in addition to her academic studies. At the age of 19, she moved to Toronto for a year to continue training at Canada’s National Ballet School. In 2008, McKinlay was offered a contract with Alberta Ballet to begin her professional dancing career and is currently in her 10th season dancing with the celebrated ballet company.

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October 12, 2017 - Thermo Talk

CFL All-Star, Charleston Hughes talks his love for sport, warm up regime and how he treats pain

We had the chance to speak with CFL All-Star and Calgary Stampeders Defensive Lineman, Charleston Hughes for our most recent edition of Thermo Talk.

Charleston grew up playing football in his late teens though he didn’t get serious until high school, spending most of his time in track and basketball throughout his youth. Hughes naturally fell into football and began to play for the Northwood Timberwolves out of Midland, MI where he acted as Captain Starter for 4 years.

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June 16, 2017 - Thermo Talk

Thriving Through Arthritis: Viv’s story

Q: How long had you been suffering for prior to finding Thermotex?
I have had joint pain since I was 18 years old. From a young age, my pain controlled my life: I couldn’t go to a mall to shop, I couldn’t enjoy a walk in the park… even sleeping was difficult. When I should have been out enjoying life, I was totally limited and utterly frustrated.

Q: What sorts of treatments and supports did you seek out?

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