Yoga: Partners for Mental Health Fundraiser

Maitland Massage Therapy is proud to be a sponsor of The Headstrong Yoga Fundraiser in support of Partners for Mental Health. The yoga sessions take place Sunday April 13th, 2014. For more details or to register, visit the link below. … read more

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Ribs & Spring is on its way

Melanie recently attended a training session on rib dysfunctions. If you think you have some issues with your ribs, such as scoliosis or hypo-mobility, make sure to let Melanie know about this in your next treatment. It’s been a long … read more

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Come in from the cold!

The weather is cold. Some people are getting cabin fever or the winter doldrums. Some people are sore and achy from new gym routines. Let Maitland Massage give you a break from the cold on our heated table, with a … read more

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Happy New Year!

I know it is a bit belated, but I wish you all a happy and healthy 2014! Every year has its challenges, but it is important to create some great memories with family, friends, nature, and so on. That is … read more

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Most benefit plans expire Dec. 31!

Reminder to those Ottawa residents who have extended health insurance benefits including massage therapy: many plans expire Dec. 31, 2013. Take advantage of your coverage before then if you have any aches and pains lingering in the background, such as … read more

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Snow shoveling technique

Quick reminder to all of you who are pulling out their shovels this year. When winter hits, remember to lift small amounts of snow at a time and to take frequent breaks. Lift with your knees or use a push-style … read more

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The neck: stretch levator scapula

When people think about their neck pain or neck tension, they first think about the ‘traps’. This is the trapezius muscle, which goes from the bump at the back of your head, to the edge of your shoulder, to the … read more

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