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Pediatric Relaxation Massage To Calm Anxious Children And Teens

  Stress is a part of our daily lives, whether we experience it in big or small ways but as adults it is easy to forget that stress impacts us our whole lives and that children begin to experience it from younger than one year of age. There are different types of anxiety that affect [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Massage Therapy for Post-Car Accident Treatment

Car accidents are scary situations that often result in long-term injuries to muscles, joints, ligaments and even our internal organs. This type of trauma can present a spectrum of injuries, and physical symptoms like chronic pain, vertigo and head and neck tension that can have a deep impact on a person’s physical and psychological wellbeing. [...]

By |January 5th, 2017|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Massage Therapy for Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial cystitis (IC) also known as painful bladder syndrome is a difficult condition that affects mainly women but can also affect men. The condition is chronic and presents symptoms that can range from mild to severe. Each person’s response is different, however those who take measures to address bladder irritants through their diet and who [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Massage Therapy for Women with Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a painful health condition that is caused when endometrial cells in the lining of the uterus, leave the uterus and move to other parts of a woman’s body. In many cases, these cells moves into the pelvic region, lower back and abdomen and form painful lesions that trigger unwanted hormone responses. These lesions [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Sitting Culture: How Massage Therapy Can Remedy Pain

Most of us work in offices, sit in our cars, sit on public transit and spend extended time sitting during travel to get to international destinations for work or leisure. We do a lot of sitting in succession which can affect our posture and how our muscles feel. Posture problems can cause eyestrain and tension [...]

By |September 30th, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Massage Therapy for a Sudden Onset of Lower Back Pain

Have you ever had your lower back “lock up” on you? This sudden onset of back pain is a hard thing to deal with, especially if you’re an active person on the go. This type of pain reduces a person’s mobility making it difficult to bend, crouch and the pressure on the spine can be [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Fascial Therapy to treat Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that affects the shock-absorbing curved string of muscles and connective tissues that provide elasticity and flexibility in the arch of the foot. When too much tension is put onto this ‘bowstring’ it results in tears in the fascia. These tears eventually get worse from prolonged stretching and can [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Massage Therapy for Headaches

Do you find that your body’s response to stressful events is to get a headache? 59% of our adult population in Canada report that they suffer from some type of headache on a consistent basis. 33% of people suffer from tension-headaches that generally pass on a short-term basis, while 17% suffer from a spectrum of [...]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Benefits of Massage for Athletes

Being physically active does wonders for your mind, body and sense of self in the world. That rush after completing a run, a set, or a hike is incomparable to anything else – it is definitely unique. It’s also important that if you’re living a highly physical lifestyle to remember that you can be affected [...]

By |July 14th, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Massage Therapy for Neck and Shoulder Pain

The classification of neck pain can differ from person to person. Sometimes it comes from aging, at other times it can be due to your lifestyle. It’s important to pinpoint the reason for the pain you feel in order to see if there are preventative measures you can take at home. It’s also important to [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|Massage Therapy|0 Comments