Dr. Sponaugle Honored To Speak at Second Annual Lyme Walk Niagara On June 4

Published by Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Informational workshop and presentation
will start at 1 p.m., after the walk

2016 Lyme Walk Niagra Collage


Organizers of the Second Annual Lyme Walk Niagara have asked Dr. Rick Sponaugle to speak at the event on June 4.  The workshop presentation, which begins at 1 p.m., will be “Lyme Disease and the Brain.”

Anyone interested in learning more about Lyme disease is welcome to the workshop.

As part of the presentation, Dr. Sponaugle will show brain scans to demonstrate how Lyme spirochetes attack the brain, causing various neurological symptoms, brain fog, depression, anxiety, Bell’s palsy, foot drop and more. He will also share more about the latest Lyme studies, like how a recent study by Drexel University College of Medicine has found that standard Lyme disease testing fails up to 70% of the time.

With emphasis on Environmental Medicine, Dr. Sponaugle, based in Tampa, Fla., specializes in treating Brain and Neurological disorders derived from mold toxicity, industrial toxicity, gut toxicity, neurological Lyme disease and five additional stealth infections that attack the brain and neurological system.

Additional details about the event are below:

Organizers – Lyme Walk Niagara:

Alisha, Mauryah and Kamea
Treated at Sponaugle Wellness Institute!

Living with Lyme Disease in Ontario, Alisha, Mauryah and Kamea know first-hand the challenges with getting medical doctors to not only openly discuss Lyme Disease, but talk about ways to treat the disease. These ladies were treated at Sponaugle Wellness Institute for Lyme disease, and are now living active lifestyles once again!


All proceeds will benefit the G. Magnotta Foundation for Vector-Borne Diseases. With our help, they will be one step closer in establishing and operating Canada’s first research facility to study Lyme Disease and eventually other vector-borne illnesses.


At 1 p.m., Dr. Sponaugle will host a FREE workshop on Lyme Disease! The workshop will be open to all participants, Lyme fighters, and anyone looking to gain more knowledge about this disease. The workshop can also help educate other medical professionals about the treatment of Lyme disease.

Event Date/Location:

Saturday, June 4, 2016
Welland International Flatwater Centre
Welland, ON.

9:30 a.m. – Registration:

Each registered participant will automatically be entered into a draw for an amazing door prize.

10:00 a.m. – Event Begins:

Introductions and brief presentations

10:30 a.m. – Awareness Walk:

Begins alongside the beautiful and scenic Welland canal

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Food & Drinks:

Food and drinks will be available for purchase via Churchill Natural Meats. Their selection of food is free of antibiotics and added hormones. Vegetarian? No problem. Power salads also available for purchase. Gluten-free and dairy-free options will also be available. This is a Lyme-friendly event!

1 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Lyme Disease Workshop/Presentation by Dr. Sponaugle:

Informational workshop on Lyme Disease by Dr. Sponaugle after the walk! Workshop will be open to all participants, Lyme fighters, and anyone looking to gain more knowledge about this disease.


Official Lyme Walk Niagara t-shirts will be available for purchase ($15) on the day of the event. T-shirts sell fast, so if you would like to purchase a t-shirt ahead of time, please contact lymewalkniagara@gmail.com.

You can keep up to date with event info on Instagram @lymewalkniagara. For more information, please go to https://www.facebook.com/lymewalkniagara/

Thank you for the support and we can’t wait to see everybody at the event!

If you have questions about Lyme disease, feel free to contact a patient coordinator at Sponaugle Wellness Institute at 888-775-2770 Monday through Friday (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST). More information can also be found on our our Lyme Disease Treatment page.

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