Two of our favourite techniques to incorporate into massage therapy are myofascial release and cupping therapy. Both techniques have an effect on fascia. We’re going to focus on cupping therapy in this post but before we do that, let’s briefly talk about what fascia is. Continue reading Myofascial Cupping
Look around any mall, bus stop, school, or work place and you will likely see someone looking down at their phone. This posture and the symptoms that accompany it are referred to as Text Neck. Repetitively flexing the neck forward to look down at a screen can cause an array of short term symptoms and put your neck at risk for long-term effects. Continue reading Heads Up! – Are You Developing Text Neck?
When you hear the word “laser”, you may get an image of a red beam of light cutting through metal, or an invasive surgical procedure. What you may not know is that laser is often used in a therapeutic rehabilitation setting. It’s not the same type of ‘hot laser’ used industrially or surgically; rather a therapeutic laser (laser therapy) is a non-invasive, painless treatment which uses focused light at specific wavelengths to help reduce and often eliminate pain from injuries.
Continue reading Living a Life Pain Free – A Look at Laser Therapy.