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Relaxation Massage: More Than Just a Massage

Relaxation Massage: More Than Just a Massage

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 knowContinue Reading »

Acute Sprains and Strains

Acute Sprains and Strains

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 aContinue Reading »

Gentle Relaxation and Orthopedic Therapeutic Massage

Gentle Relaxation and Orthopedic Therapeutic Massage

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 improveContinue Reading »

Plantar Fasciitis – Jogger’s Heel

Plantar Fasciitis – Jogger’s Heel

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 heelContinue Reading »

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