Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Spotlight on Arthritis

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Vancouver RMT Article of the Week The Globe And Mail recently published a piece highlighting some unfortunate truths regarding arthritis. There are about 100 different types of arthritis, but they are founded on a disease which effects the joints, as well as the bones and muscles in the area. The pain that often occurs for… Read more »

A Different Twist to Massage Therapy

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Chocolate, snails, fish, cups, and snakes- what do all of these things have in common? They are all being used in rather “alternative” massage therapy techniques. Not currently (nor ever) offered at Broadway Wellness, rather these are for the massage loving, thrill seekers out there.

When Pain Misleads Us: An Interesting Approach to Massage Therapy Care

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There is a very important, key factor in how we experience pain in our body that is often overlooked – by pain sufferers and body therapists alike.  Many RMT’s, osteopaths, and bodyworkers, including the  Vancouver Massage Therapists at Broadway Wellness, are using some basic myofascial and osteopathic principles which take some of the mysterious ways… Read more »

Massage Therapy for Weight Gain and Immunity in Premature Infants

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Preliminary research published over the summer of 2012 shows an indication that regular massage therapy performed on stable, pre-term infants helped them to establish regular daily weight gain, and improve their immune system. The study monitored two groups of infants; one group which received regular massage therapy, and one control group which did not. The… Read more »