For Health’s Sake - Blog
Fascia is a term that is gaining more attention in the medical field for being a major contributor to soft tissue injuries and pain. Fascia is not easily seen on MRI scans, X-rays or ultrasounds, which is why it has often been overlooked when treating injuries. However, new research shows that fascia plays a significant role in many people with longstanding injuries. Common examples include low back pain, rotator cuff injuries, tennis elbow, shin splints and frozen shoulder.
To be honest, as an onsite corporate massage company, it is much easier to get into companies by offering chair massage vs table massage because this is what people are accustomed to.
So why is For Health’s Sake refusing to offer chair massage?
Simply, for your health’s sake. ;)
Looking down at a cell phone, tablet, or other mobile devices too frequently or for too long can lead to irritation in the neck causing neck pain, muscle soreness, headaches, and upper back pain which can range from chronic nagging pain to sharp severe pain.
In September 2017, I was offered an opportunity of a lifetime: work as the sole Athletic Therapist for a successful young professional skier. The decision as to whether to pursue this opportunity or not was difficult as I was working full time and felt pretty confident in the work I was accomplishing as an Athletic Therapist here in Toronto. However, although I felt comfortable, I knew that in order to grow personally and professionally I needed to push myself past my comfort zone. Little did I know at the time how much my life would change by accepting this new challenge.
Shoulder injuries can be challenging to deal with, but the right course of treatment can greatly improve pain, range of motion, strength, and overall function.
Recent studies by Forbes, Aspire Recruitment Solutions, and Deloitte Insights have highlighted the key areas that are most important to employees in their workplace. We had to share this because onsite health programs fit in all of these categories.
Esoteric acupuncture is a modern field of applied acupuncture developed by Dr. Mikio Sankey that integrates the wisdom of various ancient healing traditions to bring harmony to the subtle energy structures of the body, mind and soul.
Oncology physiotherapy is a growing area of specialization, yet many people are still unfamiliar with why or how a physiotherapy can help during cancer recovery.