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When Should I Come Back for Massage?

Booking Your Follow-Up:  Stefanie Moser R.Kin, RMT CAT(C) – Registered Massage Therapist After a great treatment, the obvious next question is, “When should I come back?” The answer depends on many factors, such as your budget, your available time, and most importantly, what your treatment goals are. While there are no simple answers to this […]

Desk Ergonomics 101 – Making your work life a little easier!

Desk Ergonomics Correct sitting posture is essential for minimizing musculoskeletal disorders or injuries such as repetitive injuries to the shoulder or elbow and neck or lower back pain. Studies have shown that improper sitting posture or prolonged sitting can lead to stiffness, decreased movements and insufficient nutrition to the spine. Decreased physical activity associated with […]

Repetitive Stress Injuries – Why and How by Jeannette Quach

Repetitive Stress Injuries – Why and How? A common question I receive after completing an assessment is “why did this happen to me?” or “why do these injuries occur? how did this happen to me?”. The answer is actually quite simple. Most injuries can be caused by 3 possible reasons: 1. Tight muscles 2. Muscle […]

Post-Concussion Syndrome – I forget if that’s what I had…

Nick Halkidis’s take on the topic: Today’s hot topic is concussions and their lingering effects.  Many people associate the severity of a concussion by how violent the impact is. However, the only way to grade a concussion is by how long it takes to recover.  Unfortunately, science has yet to produce a test that can […]

To Squat or Not To Squat?

To Squat or Not To Squat?   Thoughts by Jeannette Quach, CAT(C) RMT Knee pain and knee injuries are very common among all ages and does not play favouritism to your gender. Whether you’re a young athlete, a weekend warrior or an average individual who enjoys walking, knee pain can strike you at any moment. […]

Concussion – What do I do and who do I believe?

  Concussions are the hot topic right now and have been on the top of everyone’s conversation for the last few years with Sidney Crosby’s injury, an unfortunate death of high school rugby athlete and now the Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport released July, 28th 2017.   In short, the Canadian Guidelines identify 7 […]

The Lymphatic System and Manual Lymphatic Drainage

In order to understand what lymphatic drainage is, it is useful to have a basic understanding of what the lymphatic system is. What is the lymphatic system? The lymphatic system has two roles in the body: transport and defence (in the immune system).  It carries a fluid called lymph, which is similar to blood plasma; […]

Understanding your Auto Insurance Coverage?

Do you understand your auto insurance coverage?   Auto insurance rules and laws in Ontario are some of the most complex in Canada and can be extremely confusing, especially if you were just involved in a motor vehicle accident (MVA).   By law, if you operate a motor vehicle you must possess valid auto insurance […]

Running In Hot Weather

Summer is a great time to run, but an increased body core temperature from heat, humidity, and dehydration resulting from increased sweating can inflict challenging hurdles. Adequate awareness, training, and precaution are important for acclimatization and full enjoyment of running. The key is to work with the heat rather than trying to beat it. In […]