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Support and the City: 23 Places in Ottawa that Support Your Wellness

By Rethink Breast Cancer March 9 2018

Ottawa:

Healthy Eats

Mad Radish
1. Freshii

Locations:

98 Sparks St, Corner of Metcalfe St., Ottawa, ON, 613-695-8338

50 Laurier Avenue East, Unit 104, Ottawa, ON, 613-695-5600

342 Richmond Road, Ottawa, ON, 613-319-8090

1106 Klondike Rd, Kanata, ON, 613-714-9896

Freshii has been on a mission to change the way the world eats. By making superfoods like kale and quinoa convenient and affordable for every citizen of the world, while continuing to introduce the latest culinary health trends, Freshii is truly redefining the fast-casual space.  They have 7 different menu categories – bowls, burritos, salads, wraps, soups, smoothies & juices – and each one is full of innovation.

https://www.freshii.com/ca

2. Mad Radish

Locations:

The Glebe – 859 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K1S 3W2

Albert and Metcalfe – 116 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G3

Mad Radish is reinventing the salad by proving that good for you can taste amazing too.  They designed their menu to have something for everyone.

https://www.madradish.com/

3. Perfection Satisfaction Promise 

167 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N8, 613-234-7299

Perfection Satisfaction Promise is a vegetarian restaurant and is part of ‘Savour Ottawa’s’ restaurant program, linking local agriculture producers with local restaurants.  Their aim is always delicious, restorative, wholesome cuisine, so they use the freshest ingredients available to them and prepare their dishes with a spectrum of seasonings. They use local, organic vegetables and herbs as they come available throughout the seasons in their menu.

http://perfection-satisfaction-promise.ca/en/

4. Pure Kitchen

Locations:

Centretown – 340 Elgin St. Ottawa, ON, K2P 1M5, 613-233-7873

Westboro – 357 Richmond Rd. Ottawa, ON, K2A 0E7, 613-680-5500

Pure Kitchen is a vegetarian restaurant and juice bar.  All menu items are made fresh, using whole natural ingredients.

https://www.purekitchenottawa.com/

5. Red Apron 

564 Gladstone Ave., Ottawa, ON, K1R 5P3

Red Apron sources local and organic ingredients to make delicious meals that are delivered right to your door.  Their mission is to make it easier for you and your family to get back to the table, eating thoughtfully prepared, scrumptious and healthful food.  They also are open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday.

https://www.redapron.ca/

6. Simply Raw

989 Wellington St. W., Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2Y1, 613-234-0806

Order from Simply Raw for juices and raw food.  Simply Raw is committed to integrating healthy principles into mainstream lifestyles, and is passionate about inspiring others to make practical changes that will enrich their lives.

http://www.simplyraw.ca/

7. The Green Door Restaurant

198 Main St., Ottawa, ON, K1S 1C6, 613-234-9597

​The Green Door Restaurant’s mission is to create delicious and wholesome food that is as close to its natural state as possible.  They do not have a set menu. Every morning they assess the supply of fresh produce, and create the menu based on what ingredients are in season and plentiful.  They have vegetarian, vegan and gluten free foods and it is pay by weight which allows customers to choose the specific dishes and quantity they want.

http://www.thegreendoor.ca/

 

Support 

Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
8. Breast Cancer Action Ottawa

301 – 1390 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2C 3N6, 613-736-5921

Breast Cancer Action is a local, community based organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for breast cancer patients and survivors through practical help, emotional support and education.  They offer free support groups with membership.

http://bcaott.ca/

9. Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre

29 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2E5, 613-792-1222

The OICC is the first integrative cancer care and research centre of its kind in Eastern Canada.  The Centre was established to provide the best in integrative cancer care and to improve the quality of life of those touched by this debilitating disease.  They offer clinical nutrition counseling and psychosocial support.

http://www.oicc.ca/en/

10.  Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation – Maplesoft Centre

1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1G 3Y9, 613-247-3527 

The Cancer Foundation’s Maplesoft Centre is an 11,634 square foot building nestled in the Alta Vista community.  In designing the region’s first Cancer Survivorship Centre, it was the Cancer Foundation’s vision to create a place of quiet refuge, reflection, support and empowerment to cancer patients and their families throughout the cancer journey. The interior of the Centre is warm and welcoming, with all elements centered on creating a calm and relaxing atmosphere for all who visit.  They offer private and group cancer coaching programs, nutrition coaching and reiki therapies.

http://www.ottawacancer.ca/who-we-are/our-home/cancer-survivorship-centre/

11. The Ottawa Hospital Psychology Services

The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Suite 7300, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6, 613-737-7350 ext. 75317

The Ottawa Hospital Psychology Services offers a Psychosocial Oncology Program, which aims to help patients and their families cope with the emotional, psychological and social ramifications of a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

http://www.ottawahospital.on.ca/en/our-model-of-care/our-health-care-professional-team/psychology/

12. Victoria’s Quilts Canada

454 – 1568 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON, K2G 5Y7, 613-843-9212

Victoria’s Quilts Canada (VQC) provides handmade quilts to people living with cancer in Canada. By providing these quilts, we hope to bring physical comfort to those dealing with cancer as well as spiritual comfort in knowing that they are not alone in their struggle.

http://www.victoriasquiltscanada.com/index.html

 

Health and Beauty

Lorraine’s Your Breast Care Studio & More
13. Capilia by Caralyn’s 

1568 Merivale Rd., #3, Ottawa, ON, K2G 3J9, 613-224-7206

Capilia by Caralyn’s recommends a consultation appointment in one of their private rooms so that they can work with you to choose a wig, style and colour that most resembles your usual style. They will also take the time to show you head coverings and teach you how to care for your scalp.  They provide you with all the support and information you need so that you are comfortable and confident with your appearance.

http://www.caralynswigs.com/

14. Kelly’s Mastectomy Boutique 

1747A St-Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON, K1G 3V4, 613-248-8989

Kelly’s Mastectomy Boutique has an extensive line of products geared specifically for women having undergone breast surgery. At your appointment, a certified fitter will work with you to determine the best possible fit for your prosthesis and foundation garments in private fitting rooms. Clients with lymphedema issues can be fitted for compression sleeves, gloves and other garments whether custom or ready-made. You will find a huge collection and variety of swimwear including polyester swimsuits ideal for those who do aqua fit.

http://kellysboutique.ca/

15. Lorraine’s Your Breast Care Studio & More

6 Lake Ave West, Carleton Place, ON, K7C 1L2, 613-854-7112

Lorraine’s is your place for breast care for women who have had a mastectomy or have other physical requirements for breast forms.  You will be greeted with warm slippers and a beverage of your choice in the tastefully decorated heritage home, providing you with a personal and private experience.  She sells bras and breast prosthesis.

http://lorrainesyourbreastcarestudio.com/

16. Perruques Sérénité

131 Boulevard Gréber, Gatineau, QC, J8T 3R1, 819-205-9111

Perruques Sérénité consults and directs you toward the most suitable product for your needs and in the selection of your wig and/or head coverings. The whole team reserves a warm welcome and ensures discrete and quality service.

http://www.coiffureserenite.com/en-ca/

 

Exercise and Fitness

Whitehouse Movement Studio
17. Breast Cancer Action Ottawa

301 – 1390 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2C 3N6, 613-736-5921

Breast Cancer Action is a local, community-based organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for breast cancer patients and survivors through practical help, emotional support and education.  Their lifestyle fitness programs are designed specifically for someone with breast cancer.  They also have a Dragon Boat racing team.

http://bcaott.ca/

18. Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre

29 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2E5, 613-792-1222

The OICC is the first integrative cancer care and research centre of its kind in Eastern Canada.  The Centre was established to provide the best in integrative cancer care and to improve the quality of life of those touched by this debilitating disease.  They offer one-on-one yoga sessions to help return you to your body and to stay present in your life.

http://www.oicc.ca/en/

19. Whitehouse Movement Studio 

60 Young St., Ottawa, ON, K1S 3H9, 613-862-6423

No matter the current state of your body Pilates can help you reshape and sculpt. Pilates will give you flexibility you never thought attainable, strength in muscles you didn’t know about, internal focus and external stamina.  Whitehouse Movement Studio offers private, semi-private and small group Pilates classes, as well as reiki, crystal healing and chakra balancing.

http://www.whitehousemovement.com/index.html

 

Lymphedema

Haley Rehab
20. Haley Rehab

1902 Robertson Road, Suite 200A, Ottawa, ON, K2H 5B8, 613-422-5061

Haley Rehab is one of the few physiotherapy clinics in Canada that specializes in lymphedema management and cancer rehabilitation. Their talented team has expertise in physiotherapy, massage therapy, nursing and wound care, and many of their therapists are lymphedema-certified.

http://haleyrehab.ca/

21. Kelly’s Mastectomy Boutique 

1747A St-Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON< K1G 3V4, 613-248-8989

Kelly’s Mastectomy Boutique has an extensive line of products geared specifically for women having undergone breast surgery. At your appointment, a certified fitter will work with you to determine the best possible fit for your prosthesis and foundation garments in private fitting rooms. Clients with lymphedema issues can be fitted for compression sleeves, gloves and other garments whether custom or ready-made.

http://kellysboutique.ca/

22. Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre

29 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2E5, 613-792-1222

The OICC is the first integrative cancer care and research centre of its kind in Eastern Canada.  The Centre was established to provide the best in integrative cancer care and to improve the quality of life of those touched by this debilitating disease.  They offer massage while living with cancer, including massage for post surgical scars, radiation fibrosis, and lymphedema.

http://www.oicc.ca/en/

 

Complementary Holistic Care

Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre
23. Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre

29 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2E5, 613-792-1222

The OICC is the first integrative cancer care and research centre of its kind in Eastern Canada.  The Centre was established to provide the best in integrative cancer care and to improve the quality of life of those touched by this debilitating disease.  They offer naturopathic medicine, integrative medical care, acupuncture, reiki, and intravenous therapies.

http://www.oicc.ca/en/