Motivational Quote

I hadn’t heard this quote before, but I hope you will appreciate it as much as do: Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task – William James It’s hard to get starting on some … read more

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Lose weight without exercise

Let’s get this right: I am in no way saying one should not lose weight. But for those who are unable to exercise, there is a diet out there for you, according to so new research studies. More information on … read more

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Want to loose weight? Chicken promotes weight gain.

I came across this fascinating synopsis of research on meat consumption and obesity. http://nutritionfacts.org/video/chicken-big-poultry-and-obesity/ I hope this helps all those resolving to loose weight in 2015! Don’t give up, keep trying! You can do it! read more

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Smoking cessations helps chronic back pain

Please share this study with anyone who you know suffers from back pain and smokes. It is their decision to quit, but this may affect their motivation. http://www.massagetherapycanada.com/content/view/2474/57/ read more

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Lyme Disease Prevention and Tick Removal

Hikers and campers beware: Lyme Disease has made its way to Canada and is spreading quickly. It is spread primarily by Tic bites and may or may not produce a signature bulls-eye rash. I just found a great website that … read more

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Tools for fitness, goodbye snowbirds

Most people are keen to incorporate a bit more fitness into their lives (especially after ‘big’ weekends, such as Thanksgiving). I’ll share a few things that have helped me along the way. – DVD’s from the public library. They have … read more

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Office closed: Sept. 27th

The office will be closed Saturday, Sept. 27th and reopen the week of the Sept. 29th. Have a great weekend – the weather looks like it will be wonderful! read more

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Combo exercise helps MS patients

A new study examined how MS patients responded to a combination of aerobic, strengthening, balancing and stretching exercise. It helped the patients during the active period, but benefits were lost by the one-year follow-up, with regression of symptoms. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25068045 (Link … read more

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Lumbar traction reduces size of herniated discs

I spent a fair bit of time today doing research on stretching, and I happened upon an article in PubMed that shows that lumbar traction reduces the size of herniated discs, with greater improvements in those with greater disc herniations. … read more

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Canadian Triathlon this weekend

Good luck to all the triathletes at the Aug. 30th Canadian National Triathlon. Maitland Massage Therapy will be onsite from 4-8pm to help with recovery. Whether the athletes are doing their first triathlon, a sprint, an Olympic distance, half-ironman or … read more

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