Sports injuries and massage therapy
What exactly is a muscle?
A muscle is a band or bundle of tissue fibers that have the ability to contract and relax and contribute to movement.
There are 3 types of muscles in the body, skeletal...
How can we help the body heal itself?
Imagine a machine that spontaneously repairs itself whenever something goes wrong. Imagine a machine that continuously replaces itself as things wear out. Imagine a machine that is so sensitive that...
The “magic” of Medicinal Mushrooms
Cultures through the millenniums have taken mushrooms for multiple uses. These ancient people knew what we are just beginning to discover that medical mushrooms can heal a lot of illnesses. One of...
Workday stretching session
Work sitting down most of the week?
Back and/or neck hurts at the end of the day?
Work station is not very ergonomic?
Bad posture that gets worse as the day goes by?
There are many of...
Life Is Motion & Visceral Osteopathy
Many prominent Osteopaths have used the Aphorism – ‘Life is motion’ in describing a central concept within osteopathic medicine. The idea is that everything that lives moves, and that motion is...
Anatomy of breathing muscles
DO YOU KNOW YOUR BREATHING MUSCLES?
Breathing is the most important vital function of the human body. Unfortunately, too little importance is given to it in our priorities when we think about the...
If you care about your heart health
IF YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR HEART HEALTH
Cardiovascular disease accounts for nearly one-third of all deaths in Canada, more than any other disease (1).
In Canada, 80% of heart disease could be...