A Beginner’s Guide to Massages

Have you always wanted to get a massage, but you’ve never gotten around to booking an appointment? Maybe you have too many things on your plate to make time, or you simply don’t know enough about massages and are hesitant to try. Whatever your situation, massage therapy is an effective way of relaxing your mind, stretching tight muscles, and improving …

How Laser Therapy Can Help Arthritis

Have you noticed pain or stiffness in your joints? Is it getting harder to engage in normal activities throughout the day, such as walking, bending or sitting? Are you constantly rotating between ice and heat to take down the swelling and reduce the discomfort? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you may be suffering from arthritis. …

How Physiotherapy Can Help Car Accident Injuries

Have you been involved in a recent car accident, and looking for ways to deal with the lingering pain and muscle soreness? Or maybe you were in a crash years ago, but you are still suffering from the long-term discomfort associated with the accident. In either case, you have probably been through the gamut of pain rehabilitation. While invasive methods …

Start 2021 Off On the Right Foot, Literally!

As the current year winds to a close and we continue to grapple with a crippling pandemic, many of us are looking forward to a fresh start in 2021. While the topic of health has never been at the centre of the global stage for so long, many people are setting 2021 as the time to start engaging with their …

Are Prenatal Massages Safe?

Are Prenatal Massages Safe? Performing a prenatal massage is a powerful treatment that expectant mothers can undergo to ease themselves of stress and become calm. Prenatal massages are usually carried out by a registered massage therapist who is familiar with the intricacies involved with pregnancy and how it affects the female body. However, it’s completely normal to take precautions and …

Chiropractic Care and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a medical condition that occurs when there is pressure against the median nerve around the wrists. The carpal tunnel is a small area of bones and ligaments at the base of the hand, and it contains the median nerve. Sometimes swelling from the tendons or other sources can compress the nerve, …

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Good Posture

When was the last time you thought about your posture? As it turns out, sitting and standing correctly is essential to good health and well-being. If you’ve been slouching, it’s time to stand up tall and embrace the benefits of holding your body correctly. Bad posture develops out of habits such as watching TV or looking at your phone for …

Don’t Fall For These 3 Chiropractor Care Myths!

Chiropractors are licensed healthcare professionals that can play a vital role in your healthcare. Chiropractors often fall victim to misinformation and myths about what they do, or what the field of chiropractic even is. This can lead people to miss out on some of the great treatments and health benefits that chiropractic care has to offer. What Is Chiropractic Care? …

Does Kinesio Taping Actually Work?

Maybe you’ve seen other active individuals with bright coloured tape on their limbs or torso. Or perhaps your chiropractor or massage therapist has recommended Kinesio taping for you.  And now you’re curious. Does it actually work? In this article, we’ll dive into everything related to Kinesio taping. You’ll find out what it is, how it works and the overall benefits …

Suffering From Anxiety? Here’s How Naturopathy Can Help!

About one in every four Canadians will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lifetime. And contrary to popular belief, anxiety is more than just being overly worried. Anxiety can drastically impact your day-to-day life. It may prevent a person from participating in activities they enjoy or from socializing. It can even stop a person from leaving their …