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A Day in the life of a Registered Massage Therapist

A Day in the life of a Registered Massage Therapist

If you’ve never had a massage by a Registered Massage Therapist (aka RMT’s)– you’re missing out! Massage Therapy is seen by many people as an integral team member in the pursuit of wellness. Being an avid athlete when I was growing up, massage was always something...

Take a Deep Breath – Connect with Your Pelvic Floor!

Take a Deep Breath – Connect with Your Pelvic Floor!

With every breath, our pelvic floor and diaphragm are meant to work together, creating and regulating pressure. Deep breathing while using the ribcage, abdomen and diaphragm activates our Vagus Nerve, helping us move into a calmer parasympathetic state (“rest and...

The Truth About Tennis Elbow

The Truth About Tennis Elbow

“But I’ve never even played tennis!” This is a common phrase we hear as physiotherapists. So, let’s talk about the truth behind tennis elbow – what is it? How did I get it?  And most importantly, how do I get rid of it? What is Tennis Elbow? Lateral epicondylalgia...

Plantar Fasciitis- What is it?

Plantar Fasciitis- What is it?

The alarm clock goes off, your feet hit the floor and as soon as you stand up, you experience stabbing pain in your feet for the first number of steps. That is certainly not the right recipe for starting the day off right. If this happens to you, you might be...

Massage and the Young Athlete 							                        Written By: Kim Van Dyk  RMT

Massage and the Young Athlete Written By: Kim Van Dyk RMT

Massage therapy is often an overlooked component of good athletic training, yet the benefits of including this type of "passive" modality into an athlete's routine can mean the difference between reaching training goals in a more balanced way and overstressing the...

Massage Therapy…Not Just For Relaxation

Massage Therapy…Not Just For Relaxation

Stressed out? Injured? Feeling tired? Want a better quality of life? Why not get a massage? By receiving regular massage you are relieving your body from the physical and mental stresses that develop during our everyday lives. There is no denying the power of massage...

“The Core” to Relief  Written By: Erin Albaum BSc Kin, MScPT

“The Core” to Relief Written By: Erin Albaum BSc Kin, MScPT

One of the biggest buzz phrases in healthcare and rehab is “The Core”. Do you really know what “The Core” is and how to make sure you are strengthening it to the best of your ability? Many believe generic sit up exercises or bracing your abdomen is the key to a strong...

Myth Busters: Physiotherapy Edition By Erica Gerber MScPT

Myth Busters: Physiotherapy Edition By Erica Gerber MScPT

As physiotherapists working in a busy clinic, we answer questions all day long about pain, exercises, returning to sport and activities, and about how long it will take to heal.  In the midst of these conversations, we often find that the patient who is less familiar...

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