Monthly Archives: October 2017

October is Massage Therapy Month

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As we wrap up Massage Therapy Month in Canada, we thought we would share a pertinent article written in the Georgia Straight! Registered Massage Therapists are provincially regulated practitioners who go through a specific curriculum of classroom and hands-on learning. RMTs provide health care focused, therapeutic treatments to target a number of concerns. As detailed in the article, these… Read more »

The Benefits of Prenatal Massage

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Pregnancy is a wonderful thing but it also can come with its fair share of discomforts. One way to ease those pains is through massage. Prenatal massage is similar to regular massage therapy. However, a prenatal treatment focuses primarily on relaxing tense muscles, easing sore spots, improving circulation and mobility, and relieving mental and physical fatigue. As such, prenatal massage… Read more »

The Importance of Vitamin D

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Naturopath’s Tip of the Week: Vitamin D Do you ever notice changes in your health with the arrival of the grey, shorter days? You’re likely not getting enough Vitamin D. As we move through the summer months enjoying the warmth of the direct sunlight, we absorb and store Vitamin D. On average we gain 20,000… Read more »

More on Deep Tissue Massage Therapy

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Many people with a preference for a firmer pressure massage often ask for a deep tissue massage. What exactly is a deep tissue treatment? It can be similar to the relaxing Swedish massage technique, but with firmer slow kneading strokes and a different goal for treatment. This approach allows the RMT to target deeper layers of muscle… Read more »