What’s the Deal with Muscle Cramps?

Summer is almost here and for many of us, that means we’re going to be doing a lot more physical activities. Walking, hiking, water sports, garden chores, and generally just getting outside to do more. All that physical activity can often mean that we feel a new array of aches and pains; one of those being muscleContinue reading “What’s the Deal with Muscle Cramps?”

The Science Behind POST-MASSAGE WORKOUT

While many people think of massage as just a feel-good sort of luxury, there are actually numerous health benefits, one of the many being post-workout recovery. Massage therapy has long been used as a recovery method for athletes, but there was little science to support it. While many athletes have known for years that massageContinue reading “The Science Behind POST-MASSAGE WORKOUT”

Tips to get the Most From Your Massage

For many, massage therapy is considered a very important part of their health care; and as such, needs to be taken seriously. While a massage will surely feel amazing, there’s a few things you can do to make sure you’re getting the most benefit from those sessions. Timing, Timing, Timing Try to schedule your massage when you can takeContinue reading “Tips to get the Most From Your Massage”

5 Tips to Prevent Shoulder Injury

Did you know that shoulder injuries are one of the most common injuries seen in an orthopedic practice? If you play a sport, exercise, or have a job that requires repetitive overhead motions you’re at a higher risk of shoulder injury. Here are 5 tips to avoid shoulder injuries.   Check your posture  While good postureContinue reading “5 Tips to Prevent Shoulder Injury”

Benefits of Regular Stretching

While many people may associate stretching with their workouts, loosening up before or cooling down after, it’s actually a very beneficial practice to get into every single day regardless of your workout routine. Whether it’s first thing in the morning, every hour or two throughout your day, or winding down before bed, taking a fewContinue reading “Benefits of Regular Stretching”

How to Stay Social While Social Distancing

Let’s face it, we’re all going a bit crazy with our current temporary way of life. Being separated from our close friends and family, becoming make shift teachers, working from home (if you’re able to), and cooking three times a day; it’s a lot. If you’re an essential worker, although your job has remained theContinue reading “How to Stay Social While Social Distancing”

10 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

Did you know anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders world-wide? That means you’re not alone, and there are many others out there dealing with anxiety. Fortunately, that also means there are a lot of resources to help you manage it. Here are 10 tips to help you cope with your anxiety.  #1 QuestionContinue reading “10 Ways to Cope with Anxiety”