What comes to mind when you hear the term “Massage Therapy”? Do you think of an occasional treat for yourself at a hotel spa after a hard week of work, or are you more inclined to imagine a focused treatment of a bothersome health condition or injury that may be causing you headaches, stiffness, or… Read more »
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Breathing: such a natural part of life, and something so intuitive we are hardly even aware of. Take a moment and think about your breathing. Are they long, relaxed breaths, or are they short and shallow? We never think about our breathing until we begin to have problems with it. Quickened, shorter breathing can be… Read more »
Vancouver Massage Therapy Article of the Week: Many women miss the importance of caring for themselves after undergoing a cesarian section procedure. Of course, with a new born to care for it is understandable that self-care might take a back seat for a while; but hopefully with awareness, more women can achieve speedier recoveries and more… Read more »
Trigger points are hyper-sensitive, tightened areas that can occur in any of the more than 400 muscles in the human body. These spots (or nodules) are located within taut bands in the muscle. They can cause pain, burning, stinging, weakness, numbness, and other symptoms. They have a unique property called referred pain, meaning they can… Read more »
Foam rollers are on the rise as an effective form of self-massage treatment and self-care. You’ll notice more gyms and fitness centres are equipped with long cylindrical foam rollers. It is also an inexpensive option for you to continue muscle care at home through a number of exercises!