10 Human Body Myths That You Might Believe

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This article originally published on AskMen.com provides a very refreshing outlook on many old wives’ tales that tend to get adopted as common knowledge.  This might change the way you view your body! In the spirit of spring cleaning- throw out these old myths alongside those old clothes you haven’t worn for years! Have a read by clicking on the link below. (more…)

What is Visceral Manipulation all about?

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Visceral manipulation is a way of approaching the organs of the body when they become bound up and involved in structural holding patterns, or are not functioning optimally due to a structural fascial strain pattern.  Visceral manipulation is a part of the massage therapy techniques offered at Broadway Wellness’ Vancouver clinic.

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Learn more about Myofascial Release

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Massage is becoming recognized more and more for its therapeutic and healing qualities.  Myofascial release is a term with a buzz around it these days .. people talk about fascia more and more. We have mentioned the composition and function of fascia before in various fascial-focused blogs.  At Broadway Wellness, Myofascial release is one of our massage therapy techniques used to treat fascia-based conditions.

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Treatment for Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is sometimes described as a ‘central sensitisation disorder’ and a heightened response to pressure is a main contributor to the pain associated with the disorder. Pain is only one of the symptom manifestations, along with cognitive impairment and psychological conditions such as depression and anxiety. With such a wide range both of symptoms and speculative causes, most treatments for fibromyalgia are not unanimously accepted. This is why one research group has decided to study the benefits of multi-disciplinary treatment plans- all of which include massage therapy. Massage therapy helped with the physical discomfort experience by patients, along with the whole spectrum of symptoms.

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