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What is Pulse ExectroMagnetic Therapy (PEMF)?

What is Pulse ExectroMagnetic Therapy (PEMF)?

PULSED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD (PEMF) THERAPY   Nothing happens in the body without an electromagnetic exchange.   Having healthy cells is not a pass...
What is Bio Dynamic Craniosacral work?

What is Bio Dynamic Craniosacral work?

Biodynamic Craniosacral: There are many physiological rhythms within the human body. There is the cardiac or circulatory rhythm. The adult human he...
What is Chronic Pain?

What is Chronic Pain?

Massage Therapy promotes relaxation, relieves tension, and increases blood and oxygen flow to muscles for healing. It also promotes the release of serotonin, the feel-good neurotransmitter, and improves sleep, something often in short supply for those of us living with persistent pain.
Massage for Emotional Well Being

Massage for Emotional Well Being

Massage for Emotional Well-being By Massage Therapist in Edmonton   A massage can be a great way to relax. But massage therapy can be used for ...
Why is assessment necessary when I am getting a massage?

Why is assessment necessary when I am getting a massage?

Ever wonder why we ask you to fill out a health intake form?  What do we do with information?  After all it seems massage cannot hurt anyone!  As a...
What is cupping and benefits of a cupping massage?

What is cupping and benefits of a cupping massage?

Myofascial Cupping   Cupping is the oldest and most globally practiced medical treatment in human history.  Cupping uses negative pressure, rather ...
What is Osteopathy?

What is Osteopathy?

Traditional Osteopathy, as presented by the Canadian College of Osteopathy, is defined as:   “A natural medicine which aims to restore function in...
Importance of Breathing Properly

Importance of Breathing Properly

The Importance of Breathing Properly Everyone knows that breathing is essential to life. Life begins when we inhale our first breath and ends when...
Epsom salts- Detoxyfying Pain Reliever

Epsom salts- Detoxyfying Pain Reliever

  Epsom Salt — The Magnesium-Rich, Detoxifying Pain Reliever   Athletes commonly use it for sore muscles while gardeners sprinkle it on plants to i...
Sports Massage and its benefits

Sports Massage and its benefits

SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPY: Therapeutic sports massage is a type of massage technique, similar to deep tissue massage, which focuses on treating soft t...
Massage therapy and Jaw pain

Massage therapy and Jaw pain

  Benefits of massage therapy for TMJ TMJDD (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction) is an umbrella term covering pain and dysfunction of the muscles ...
deep tissue massage of shoulder

What is deep tissue massage?

Deep Tissue Massage is applied in a systematic way, concentrating on the deeper layers of the body’s soft tissues. It aims to release chronic patterns of tension in the body, through slow strokes and deep pressure on the contracted area(s). Deep tissue massage therapy is therapeutic as well as corrective, and done properly should cause neither excessive pain for the client nor strain for the therapist