Posts in the ‘Healing’ Category

Sports Massage

With the weather finally here, we can get out there and enjoy ourselves without the prospect of injury. Here are some strategies to prevent an injury from becoming debilitating. RULES: 1. Know how the injury happened. Check skills and movement pattern, frequency of injury of the specific joint 2. Prompt care is necessary otherwise long

Help my Aching Back

I always thought it was pretty straightforward in getting out of a chair. How difficult could it be? The challenge for many people especially those suffering from low back pain, is how to get out of a chair without adding more pain to your already tired and sore body. For those suffering with low back

Partner Massage

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner (especially since I’m writing this on a cold winter’s day), I thought I would deviate just a little bit to give you some tips on creating a treat for you and your partner. 1. start on the lower legs, ankle and feet Using both hands, glide your hands

Massage Therapy

We (our profession), have been discovered! There was a great article in January/February 2019 edition of The Costco Connection on Massage Therapy, which gave a good overview on the benefits of massage that didn’t downplay our contributions to health care. The opening line: Many people consider massages a luxury. Reading further into the article: Regular

Boost Your Metabolism

Boost Your Metabolism Whether you’re looking to lose weight, increase energy, reduce cravings, improve mood, or manage blood sugar levels, focusing on boosting your metabolism is the key to optimizing your success. Your metabolism is responsible for managing how your body uses energy. Ideally, your metabolism provides a steady stream of energy throughout the day

Low Back Pain

LOW BACK PAIN by Edward Tonus, RMT Do you ever wake up in the morning and say “Oh, my aching back!” You think back and wonder how did I get into this predicament. All you know is that you have a sharp, shooting pain radiating down one side and cannot move. Any type of movement

Weekend Warrior

E. is a weekend warrior, although his injury occurred on a Wednesday. Like many “athletes”, E. primarily plays his sports on the weekend or fits them into his schedule on an ad hoc basis. These sports are usually: hockey, baseball, cycling. Most are team sports, but ones that require intense exercise or bursts of energy

Impatient Patient

I am an Impatient Patient. We treat all sorts of people, who become patients of the clinic. Whether they are coming in for therapy, relaxation, stress relief, acupuncture, or skin care we have the experience and caring practitioners who can give good quality care. As I sit here (off-site) with my leg propped up resting

RICE for Tears

Last night while playing baseball, I ran full-out to beat the throw to first. I made it, but I PAID for it! When I heard a POP, I suffered a partial tear of my hamstring. I hobbled the remainder of the game, and went to the ER (at Toronto East General Hospital) to get the

I See You

To paraphrase the Wicked Witch of The West (in The Wizard of Oz), “All the better to see you with, my pretty…” we now have a LED magnifying glass which will allow us to see your skin in intimate detail. Flip on the light switch and ALL your imperfections show up. Actually, it’s not that bad.

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