Posts Tagged ‘massage therapy’

Managing Stress

STRESS AND RELAXATION Stress is a natural part of life, a reaction to the everyday demands on our physical and mental energy. Under stress, the parasympathetic nervous system prepares the body for action –fight or flight, to handle the situation.   Stress can be positive, such as planning a vacation, or negative, such as dealing

Community Health Corner

by Kathleen Browne, RN, BScN I was invited to speak at Kingston & Bingham Pharmasave on Saturday, April 8th on the topic of Acne and Rosacea. To my surprise and delight, it was a full house! I was well-prepared for my presentation, and it was a well-attended event with a diverse crowd of men and women,

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point by Edward Tonus, RMT With apologies to William Shakespeare, To Tip or not to Tip, that is the question… There is currently a heated discussion on Facebook through one of our associations (RMTAO) on accepting tips. One of the members posted about the recent ruling by the CRA: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/cra-crackdowns-incentive-for-service-workers-to-declare-tips-on-taxes-202545812.html about whether you

And now, a CHIROPRACTOR

And now, a CHIROPRACTOR It has taken five years, but we finally have a Chiropractor to add to our list of therapies available at the clinic. I had a non-compete clause in my previous contract, and though it was a deterrent at the start, it actually helped me grow as an individual and as a

It’s Apparent, I’m Not A Parent

IT’S APPARENT, I’M NOT A PARENT On Friday November 15, I was host to the 52nd Cub Scout Troop, based out of Balmy Beach Community Centre (http://www.52ndtoronto.com/Default.aspx). I tried to entertain 25 kids spread over three different groups, and thought I knew what to say to help educate them as to what services we offer

WELLNESS BONUS

From the Health Desk of Laurie Jennings, Associate Editor of Chatelaine magazine (November 2013) I feel so lucky to have amazing health coverage through my work. Believe me, I take advantage of it all -and then some! The reason is simple: Study after study shows immense benefits are linked with therapies like Massage (less stress,

MASSAGE, in the news

MASSAGE, In The News A recent article in The Vancouver Sun (http://www.vancouversun.com) extolls the benefits of massage therapy as it relates to runners/walkers. Here is the link: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Making+most+massage+therapy/8177377/story.html#ixzz2Pbh9Clp5 Amongst the many benefits of massage therapy for runners and walkers: aids in the relief of muscle soreness and injury prevention increased range of motion improved flexibility

MASSAGE HIGHLIGHTS

MASSAGE IN THE NEWS In Massage Therapy news, there was a discussion on the benefits of massage for horses. Make sure that the therapist is a trained professional. They should take a specialized program and is a graduate of an accredited school: www.iaamb.org www.iaamt.com www.equinerehab.ca   One of the main benefits of massage for horses

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients Massage therapy has infiltrated oncology circles as hospitals and doctors blend alternative therapy with mainstream cancer care for the management of disease symptoms and treatment side effects.   Once an obscure therapeutic technique that cancer patients had to seek on their own, massages are now being recommended by

Manual Lymph Drainage

I recently completed the basic course in Dr. Vodder’s, Manual Lymph Drainage techniques (www.vodderschool.com), and it is a very different way of treating the body. The advantages of continuing education are: I learn another therapy that will enhance my practice it can benefit the health of my patients After 17+ years of massage therapy, it’s

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