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How to Combat Upper Back Pain Caused by Too Much Screen Time

Have you been spending more time inside these past few months? And if so, has that meant more time on your laptop or mobile device? Extra Screen Time Takes Its Toll on Your Body As we head ever so slowly through the cold days of February, it’s not surprising that… Read More

Try This Stretch for Headache Pain Caused by Improper Desk Posture

Have you been spending more time at your desk lately? As we make our way through these cold February days, it’s only natural to enter hibernation mode. But if you go home after a long day at your desk only to crouch over your laptop, you may find that all… Read More

Registered Massage Therapists Lobby to Play Key Role in Hospice, Home & Long-Term Care

Last November, the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario (RMTAO) held its first-ever Queen’s Park Lobby Day. This event provided an opportunity for registered massage therapists to meet with Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) from all political parties to discuss the benefits of massage therapy and the role that massage… Read More

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Did you sleep well last night? And if not, will it affect the rest of your day? For many, there’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep. A stressful day at the office or hours spent running errands with the kids can be remedied with a solid night of restorative… Read More

The Importance of Good Posture

Good posture not only makes you look better, it also delivers increased energy, better breathing, improved circulation, and less wear and tear on your joints. It’s an investment in both your appearance and your health. The secret to good posture is maintaining the spine’s natural curves. If your spine is… Read More

Researchers Explore Massage Therapy As Muscle Builder

An illness, an accident, or even just getting older can limit a person’s capacity for exercise. Rest is an essential component of healing, but it also atrophies muscles. “People who are unable to exercise due to, for example, a recent surgery or illness, lose as much as three percent of… Read More

Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness

Massage therapy can help ease sore muscles and improve blood flow for people who are active as well as for those who do not exercise, a small study finds. Those effects can last for more than 72 hours, researchers found. People with poor circulation or limited ability to move are… Read More

One Size Fits None – Massage Therapy

Where massage therapy fits in patient-centered, integrated health care model Dr. Wayne Jonas is the president and CEO of the Samueli Institute, the organization that recently conducted a collaborative meta-analysis of research on massage therapy for pain, commissioned by the Massage Therapy Foundation with support from the American Massage Therapy… Read More

The Magnificent Human Body!

We usually see our body as a collection of many parts like arms, legs, trunk and head; simple components connected together. From this viewpoint, it may be difficult to imagine that the human body consists of over 70 trillion cells, spaces between the cells, and body fluids, all contained within… Read More

Stress Relief in 2.7 Minutes

Yes, It’s possible to relax in three minutes or less. A study from the State University of new York at Buffalo shows these simple methods can ease tension (almost) instantly:Breathe Deeply. In the study, conducted by Bong Hee Sung, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine, people took a test that increased… Read More