When to Reschedule Massage in Cold Season

It’s that time of year again, the time when everyone is busy with bringing out hats, scarves and mittens, and bundling themselves with things that are warm and comforting. As the temperatures get cooler, everyone becomes increasingly aware that cold and flu season is lurking around the corner, and healthy habits are at everyone’s top-of-mind … Continued

Your Body is (probably) Not as Broken as You Think, pt 2

6 min read In my last blog post, I touched on some of the complicated misconceptions about how pain is dealt with in manual therapy professions, as well as the complexities of the pain experience within the structure of the biopsychosocial model of understanding. The biggest thing that I have observed is that as a … Continued

Your Body Is (probably) Not as Broken As You Think, Part 1

Have you ever experienced going to a healthcare practitioner, or manual therapist of any sort, and heard someone exclaim any of the following: “You’re probably sitting too much at work, and that’s why your low back is a mess.” “You must be doing something to re-injure your shoulder if it keeps hurting.  Feels like bone-on-bone … Continued

Migraines: Not all just in your head

4 MINUTE READ It may start innocently enough with a little bit of irritability here, a sparkle in the peripheral vision there. Creeping up like a slow malaise, the discomfort gets larger until it engulfs the entire body. The presence of light and sound suddenly become an unbearably amplified enemy while nausea overtakes the gut, … Continued

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