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If you’ve had a Massage before, you probably already know that “Massage” is a loaded word: it doesn’t just mean muscle stimulation or that you have a midday relaxation session, but packs a full wallop in benefiting not only your physical health; but your mental and physiological well being. At Nose Creek Physiotherapy we know…

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Post Stampede pains are no joke: those ten days that now seem to have happened years ago are often the first time that many people have a break from sitting at their desks and staring at screens all day. And, during those ten days, you are likely not eating well, drinking enough water, dancing in…

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If the “PRICE” isn’t right, we may need to call the “POLICE”: the management of acute sprains and strains of soft tissue. By Dan Krebs BSc, MScPT, MClSc, FCAMPT, CGIMS. Terminology for muscle (contractile tissue) and inert (non-contractile) tissue injuries. Ligament Sprain – typically used when referring to ligaments and other non-contractile components of a…

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The primary goal of massage therapy is to enhance the body’s own healing processes, and to promote health and a sense of well being. Massage Therapy is a scientific systematic approach to treating soft tissue, and various connective tissue, imbalances in the human body.  Appropriate pressure is applied in order to reduce pain and improve…

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Plantar Fasciitis is an overuse syndrome that involves an inflammatory reaction at the insertion of the plantar fascia to the heel bone. Plantar means the bottom side of the foot, fascia means a sheet of fibrous tissue and itis is a latin word for inflammation. The plantar fascia attaches from the front of the heel…

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