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 an indication of anxiety or stress, respiratory problems such as asthma or bronchitis, or even simply seasonal allergies. This may be occurring due to tightened or tense muscles around the rib cage or abdomen, which massage therapy can aid with.
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 effective healing of the scar tissue. (more…)
Vancouver Naturopath‘s tip of the week: Emotional Eating
This week’s post features a guest piece from Broadway Wellness’ own Dr. Krista Moyer: (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 hurt not only right where they are, but in other places simultaneously. Massage therapy is a wonderful resource for getting muscles back into their most healthy state. (more…)
Broadway Wellness is open for business in our new clinic space!
This exciting change has taken Broadway Wellness to a bright and shiny, new, refreshed clinic space with lots of natural light. Our new location will offer a similar convenient location but many improved amenities, including elevator access and no traffic noise pollution.
Unit 610 – 2525 Willow Street
(Willow Professional Building)
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Not far! Only 3 blocks east down Broadway.
We officially opened our doors on Monday July 9th. Please come and visit us!
Our new location is on the Southwest corner of West Broadway and Willow St. This opens up more convenient transit options such as:
- #99 B-Line bus stop – Within a block!
- #9 bus route – Right out front!
- Broadway-City Hall Canada Line skytrain station (@ Cambie Street) – Only a short walk (3 blocks)!
- Ample, affordable options:
- Across West Broadway, between Laurel & Willow on West 8th Ave (Shoppers Drug Mart $2/hr, various other lots)
- Free 1-2 hour/pay parallel parking on West 8th, 7th, Willow, Laurel
- For convenience and proximity:
- $2.75/30 min: Willow Professional Building
- $2.75/30 min: Across Willow St. in Fairmont Medical Building