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…

Aging wisdom says: It’s wise to walk

Get Active – Older people can prevent heart flutters with light exerciseA recent study in Circulation Journal found that adults over the age of 65 can prevent atrial fibrillation – an irregular heart rythm- by light exercise.Researchers followed 5,400 adults over 12 years, who entered the study without arrythmia in their heart. Those participants who Read More…

Tips for a Healthy Computer Workstation

By Dr. Robin Armstrong, Vancouver Chiropractor and Active Release Technique Provider – Keep your feet flat on the floor or on a stool. – Knees should be parallel to ground or slightly below parallel. – Your low back should be supported with a cushion or built in support. – Recline your chair to 100-110 degrees Read More…

Delaying treatment of pain can increase chances of arthritis.

By Dr. Robin Armstrong, Vancouver Chiropractor Pain is more than a symptom of osteoarthritis. It causes biochemical changes that may contribute to the destruction of joints, a team of U.S. researchers has found. The work,done in mice, show that compounds produced when mice process pain signals from injured joints may damage cartilage, the tough elastic Read More…