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How Can Massage Therapy Help with Anxiety?

How Can Massage Therapy Help with Anxiety?

People who suffer from anxiety often look for ways to relieve their anxiety with little success. While some anxiety treatments work for some people, others find no relief. One of the most effective — and underused — ways to reduce stress and anxiety is through massage therapy.Anxiety disorders make it difficult for people to relaxContinue Reading »

7 Signs You Need To See A Physiotherapist

7 Signs You Need To See A Physiotherapist

In this blog post we are going to quickly cover the top 7 reasons to see a physiotherapist. But before we dig into the content, if you are feeling pain right now and it’s not going away on its own, please don’t wait too long to seek treatment. The longer you wait to address an issue, theContinue Reading »

Longevity and Quality of Life:

Longevity and Quality of Life:

It only makes sense that a healthy, active person will have a better chance of longevity than an out-of-shape couch potato. But science has proven it to be true. A study published in PLOS Medical by Steven C. Moore et al, was able to link levels of physical activity with mortality rates. The study reported, “AContinue Reading »

How To Create The Perfect Night Of Sleep

How To Create The Perfect Night Of Sleep

1Avoid Caffeine Before BedEveryone has different “caffeine” cut off point. But try to limit total caffeine intake if sleep is poor, and set a “caffeine bedtime” of no caffeine after 3pm.2Set A Reverse Alarm ClockWe all have an alarm clock. Having a “reverse” alarm clock, which you set 60 minutes before bed, can tell youContinue Reading »

What Causes Muscles to Cramp?

What Causes Muscles to Cramp?

Clients ask me often in the clinic what causes muscles to cramp? There are several reasons but the 3 most common are: Dehydration, Muscle Fatigue, and Excited Nerves.Dehydration:If a muscle is lacking water it will cramp up. This is more common in the hot summer months when we are outside. We are perspiring more than usual dueContinue Reading »

Shoe Fitting and Screening for a Great Shoe:

Shoe Fitting and Screening for a Great Shoe:

There are hundreds of running shoes on the market so how do you find the right one for you? Shoe choice is extremely individual and is impacted by foot shape, foot and ankle motion, overall form and gait mechanics, running experience, chosen running discipline, and personal injury history. Here’s how to make an informed choice.Purchasing Timing:TryingContinue Reading »

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