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Meridian Massage: when you first hear this, what do you think of? You know that this is obviously a Massage treatment, but what exactly does “Meridian” mean, and how can this treatment benefit you? When we speak of “Meridian” Massage, we are referring to using oils or lotions to facilitate relaxing Massage techniques along the…

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Bikini season is upon us and, this time of year, many of us are hitting the gym, cramming in some workouts before heading to the beach. However, it is important to keep back health in mind when attempting to achieve that killer summer “bod”. In this article I will expose some common training mistakes and…

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The lymphatic system is one of the most important parts of the immune system; this powerhouse system is so important because its main function is to protect the body from disease and infection. It is composed of a large system of vessels (veins, arteries and capillaries), nodes (small filters) and organs that are branched out…

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Now that we have finally reached the point where we can step outside without seeing our breath, some of you more “fair-weather” individuals may be considering getting into shape for the summer season. As a Physiotherapist, it never fails that during the first two months of warmer weather I see a significant increase in “overuse”…

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Your feet are your foundation; they have carried you through your whole life, but it is usually our feet that take the most punishment in our day to day lives. As we grow older we rely more and more on our feet to keep us moving, and a GaitScan™ assessment coupled with custom orthotics from…

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“What is the essence of life? To serve others and do good.” – Aristotle At Nose Creek we are committed to community involvement, whether it is keeping those in our community moving faster and feeling better, or lending our expertise and support to the many worthy causes and events that occur year round in Calgary….

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Tennis elbow (also called lateral epicondylitis) is a condition affecting the origin of the tendon of the muscles that extend/straighten the wrist. There is local tenderness on the outside of the elbow at the common extensor tendon origin (where the tendon attaches to the bone) and aching and pain in the back of the forearm….

With the weather beginning to improve and many outdoor sports and activities starting up, an influx of activity after a sedentary winter means that sports and exercise related injuries are on the rise. With that in mind, we know that you may have questions related to how to prevent these kinds of sports and exercise…

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Often people will see a Massage Therapist due to upper back and neck pain, which are common problems that lead to headaches. Did you know that often these pains can actually originate from your jaw? If you are experiencing pain, there are many ways your Massage Therapist can help. Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction is the proper…

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With spring in full bloom and summer quickly approaching, many Albertans are planning their next hiking excursion. Whether you hike for the challenge of scaling the mountainside, to conquer the next summit, for exercise or to simply share in the journey with friends and family, hiking the Rockies can involve risk for injury. Especially vulnerable…

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