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Active Release Technique

What is Active Release Techniques (ART)? ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many […]

Osteopathy – it’s not just for bones and joints!

Lots of people ask me what osteopathy is and how it helps.  They assume osteopathy means bones, but Osteopathy is bigger than that.  Originally, the word was coined by Andrew Still in 1974, using the Greek words to describe “Bone” and “Sensitive to” as a description of his starting point for assessing and treating pathological […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month and most brain injuries fall into 1 of 2 categories: Traumatic brain injury which involves physical trauma due to accidents, neurosurgery etc. Non-traumatic brain injury from an internal or external source such as stroke, brain tumour, infection, substance abuse etc. The team at Apple Creek takes a special interest […]

Arthritis Awareness

Arthritis by definition means inflammation of the joints and for the most part is divided into Autoimmune arthritis’ (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis), septic arthritis due to an infection and osteoarthritis (OA). OA, the most common form of arthritis, is related to aging and the long-term wear and tear on the joints that is seen.  Previous […]

Protect Yourself From the Heat

During extreme heat events conditions of high temperature and humidity are present, which can increase your body temperature, especially during physical activity. Hot air and exposure to direct sunlight or hot surfaces can also heat your body. This heat is lost by contact with cool air and by sweat productions, which cools your body as […]

Benefits of Exercise!

Do you want to feel better, boost your energy levels, and even decrease your risk of chronic disease? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then regular exercise may be just what you need and Apple Creek is here to help! There are endless benefits that we can get from regular exercise, […]