Three signs that Vestibular Rehabilitation might be right for you.

First off, what is Vestibular Rehabilitation? Vestibular Rehabilitation is a specialized form of treatment used specifically for those affected either physically or cognitively by vestibular disease or dysfunction (Meldrum et al., 2020). Many people wonder if the symptoms they are experiencing are in fact “vestibular” in nature and when they should seek help. It is […]

Five Ideas to Get Your Endorphin Fix in the Winter in Vancouver.

For many of us in Vancouver, the winter can seem very long. With the added stress of the pandemic over the past two winters, having strategies to induce the release of endorphins can make a huge difference in our mental health and well-being. Endorphins are the body’s feel-good chemicals that promote feelings of pleasure and […]

Is my tight muscle the source of my pain?

Let’s talk about tightness and pain Why does that muscle feel tight? Is that what is causing my pain? In the field of Registered Massage Therapy these question get asked a lot. While tightness may sometimes be a response to a very specific problem, such as acute injury in muscle strains or ligament sprains, the […]

Three Tips to Help Prevent Work-From-Home Neck and Back Pain

We have all heard by now how important it is to break up the time we spend in sitting, but many of us have trouble putting this habit into practice. With the multitude of health risks associated with prolonged sitting including increased risk for type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, various cancers, and increased mortality rates […]