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The Low Down on Low Back Pain

  If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most…

Sprains and Strains

Sprains and Strains Sprains and strains, while sometimes used interchangeably, are not the same thing. A sprain is an injury to a ligament, the tough, fibrous tissue that connects bones to other bone. Ligament injuries involve a stretching or…

Common Soccer Injuries

Common Soccer Injuries As a dynamic, high speed game where physical contact occurs both incidentally and deliberately, soccer creates many circumstances where injury may result. Most soccer injuries are relatively minor in terms of the degree…

Sports Therapy for Teens

(Reuters Health) - Playing sports is known to have a positive impact on teenagers, and a new study suggests one to two hours of playing time each day may be optimal for young people's well-being. Researchers found adolescents tended to be worse…

Muscle Aches and Medications

Muscle aches and Statin drugs- New York Times People who use statin drugs to lower their cholesterol sometimes complain of muscle pain and soreness. But a new study suggests that in some cases these side effects may be a result of combining…

Who seeks Massage Therapy?

According to the 2007 Fraser Institute report on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Canada11,  35% of Canadians and 38% of Manitobans have used massage therapy in their lifetime, and the top 3 health conditions for which people…
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The Benefits of Massage Therapy

The Benefits Of Massage What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can: Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion. Assist with shorter,…

Back Injury Prevention

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Massage Therapy insurance coverage

Patient Coverage Insurance Coverage for British Columbians Your Registered Massage Therapist is a recognized health care profession in British Columbia by: Extended Health Care Group Benefit Plans Many British Columbians have extended health…

North Saanich- our community

North Saanich The rolling interior lands of North Saanich afford sweeping views of hills and valleys, and a generous feeling of open space and rapport with nature. Said to be the finest rural-residential area in all of Canada, North Saanich…