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Managing Fall and Anxiety

September can often feel more like the New Year than January 1 st does. Along with the change in season comes the change in our schedules – getting back to work after enjoying holidays with family and friends, getting ready for back-to-school, or refocusing on routines. The flipping of the calendar can bring a sense of hope and excitement for what’s to come. It can also bring on a sense of anxiety or even dread as we try to align our schedules with our priorities, which is easier said than done.

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Chiropractic and How It Can Help You

Ever wondered what the difference between a deep tissue massage and the soft tissue therapy a chiropractor can do? Could you see both a massage therapist and chiropractor and benefit from both?

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Laser therapy: What it is and how it can help you

Therapeutic laser provides patients with a safe, effective and painless therapy that uses the body’s own natural healing systems to relieve pain, increase joint mobility, increase tissue integrity and promote cell regeneration.

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Chiropractic and How It Can Help You

From chronic back pain, to migraines, to acute ankle sprains, or simply helping you maintain optimal shape, chiropractic treatment can help alleviate your pain and improve your general wellbeing and overall function. Chiropractic care is a hands-on, non-invasive therapy that focuses on your spine, muscles, joints, and nervous system.

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Therapy, what’s that? What to expect as a client.

Fibromyalgia is a chronic and debilitating disorder that can have long-term physical and mental repercussions. Symptoms of fibromyalgia include widespread muscle pain and tenderness, fatigue, headaches, difficulty sleeping and irritable bowel syndrome. Learn how reflexology can help with treatment.

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How reflexology can relieve PMS symptoms and menstrual cramps

Reflexology helps the body return to balance naturally, so a reflexology session can help to alleviate hormone-related symptoms, reduce pain, improve sleep, mental outlook and energy.

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What would your feet tell you!

In our lifetime we walk over 115,000 miles, that’s an average of 10,000 steps a day. To put it in perspective that’s like walking 4 times round the earth.

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Migraines and Acupuncture - Relief with no side effects

Let me tell you straight away, it doesn't matter how many years you have suffered or how bad the pain can get, there is relief for you in acupuncture.

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Myths and misconceptions about psychotherapy and counselling

There are many myths and misconceptions about psychotherapy and counselling, about who uses therapy, and about whether this kind of treatment is appropriate for individual circumstances.

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Therapy, what’s that? What to expect as a client.

Many counsellors use different approaches when it comes to therapy, this is why I felt it was important to let people know my therapeutic approach and what it would be like to be my client.

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Osteopathy during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very special time for a woman and her unborn child. The mother-to-be must adapt to many physical, hormonal and emotional changes in a short period of time. Osteopathic manual therapy can help the mother accommodate these changes making pregnancy and childbirth easier and promoting the ideal environment for the developing baby.

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The four concepts of Osteopathy – Part Two

Christian Ying As you may recall, there are four basic laws that Osteopathic Manual Practitioners use to properly and effectively treat your body.

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The four concepts of Osteopathy – Part One

There are four basic laws that Osteopathic Manual Practitioners use to properly and effectively treat your body.

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Osteopathic Thought

Do you ever wonder why some of your injuries do not fully heal itself or keep coming back?

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The basics of Osteopathy

Are you interested in learning more about Osteopathy? Here are four common questions our Osteopath Christian Ying encounters on a regular basis.

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What does Osteopathy treat? Here are 4 keys areas.

Due to the holistic nature of osteopathic treatment, osteopathy can provide health benefits to most people. You may want to consider visiting an osteopath if you suffer from ailments such as asthma, headaches or migraines, digestive problems.

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Chiropractic care for pain relief

Chiropractic is a health care system that holds that the structure of the body, particularly the spine, affects the function of every part of the body. Chiropractors try to correct the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal itself.

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Pregnancy & Massage - Is It Okay?

So you’re pregnant. Congratulations! What an exciting time for you. If you have already incorporated massage therapy into your wellness routine you may be wondering if you will be able to continue getting treatment. If you have never had massage therapy before you may be asking if this is a good time to start. The answer to both of these questions, in its simplest form is yes.

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Many of you probably have not heard of Iiotibial band syndrome (ITB), but most are likely to have experienced it. If you experience pain at the out side of your knee, hip, or have low back pain, your ITB is likely contributing to these problems.

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To Heat or Not to Heat

That is the question... or at least the question I get from patients after injuries occur. People are often confused about ice and heat and when to use each. I always say ice is good for everything… except for treating frostbite!!

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Knee pain? Could be iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome!

Lots of people can get knee pain when getting into a routine of running or walking a little too quickly especially as the weather gets nicer. If this applies to you, learn how one of our Registered Massage Therapists is having success treating this condition.

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10 effects of cupping massage on the human body

Cupping massage brings in the ancient art of cupping to the modern day Massage Therapy practice. This modality allows for a unique approach to the fascia and body fluids. Cupping has an ability to affect deeper tissues, remove fascial restrictions, and increase ROM (range of motion).

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Low back and leg pain? It could be sciatic pain!

Pain that radiates from your lower (lumbar) spine to your buttock and down the back of your leg is the hallmark of sciatica. You may feel the discomfort almost anywhere along the nerve pathway, but it's especially likely to follow a path from your low back to your buttock and the back of your thigh and calf.

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health - A Look at Massage Therapy, Anxiety, and Depression

Stephanie Hall, RMT As a Registered Massage Therapist and healthcare provider, I see clients daily with physical injuries, pains, and dysfunctions.