6 Ways to Self Massage at Home!

We all know that therapies such as Massage, Acupuncture and Chiropractic can help us recover from injury, decrease stress, improve range of motion and deal with everyday aches and pains. Unfortunately, we cannot always make room in our schedules or wallets to visit our therapists as frequently as we would otherwise prefer. Supplementing a regular Read More…

An Introduction to Visceral Manipulation – Massage Therapy

Visceral manipulation has been around since prerecorded times and refers to the manipulation of the organs (viscera) of the body. While gentle and intuitive, this type of treatment is very effective in releasing chronic restrictions.  A modern form of visceral work was developed by a French Osteopath / Physical Therapist Jean-Pierre Barral, who became interested Read More…

Acetaminophen use in childhood linked to Asthma and Allergies

By Dr. Robin Armstrong, Vancouver Chiropractor Researchers have found a possible link between the use of the pain medication acetaminophen (sold as Tylenol) in early childhood and the later development of asthma, nasal allergies and eczema. For the study, the researchers asked parents or guardians of children aged 6 to 7 to complete a questionnaire.They Read More…

The 5 Stretches Every Runner Should Know

By Dr. Robin Armstrong, Vancouver Chiropractor *Only stretch when you are warm – either after your run or after a warm up of 5-10 minutes. Hold each stretch for at least thirty seconds, and always stretch both sides.* The Gas Pedal To stretch the calf muscles (gastrocnemius, soleus, tibialis posterior, flexor hallucis, and flexor digitorum), Read More…