A New Year and A New You!
So cheers to a new year, 2017! The start of a New Year always holds promise and potential. New Year's resolutions can be a great way get moving on the goals you hope to achieve for the upcoming year. Maybe you are looking to eat better, or lose some weight? Are you hoping to improve your physical fitness or your overall general health? Whatever your goals I wish you success in these endeavours!
Staying on track with your New Year's goals is not always an easy task. As January fades so to can our motivation towards the ...Read more
The Dreaded Muscle Knot
Stiffness, tenderness, and pinching, muscle knots can be a real pain in the neck...or back, or hamstring (you get the picture) for many of those who suffer with them. But, what exactly is a muscle knot, and more importantly, how can we treat them in order to find some relief?
Sometimes referred to as myofascial trigger points, muscle knots are due to the binding, or adhesion of our muscle fibers and fascia (the tissue surrounding our muscles fibers), creating a localized area of pain and restriction that can impair everyday life. While muscle ...Read more
What is Acupuncture Detoxification?
Acupuncture detoxification, also commonly referred to as Acudetox or the NADA protocol, was initially introduced in the 1970’s at the Lincoln Hospital, Bronx NY, as part of their substance abuse detoxification program.
In 1985, the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) was established to promote education, oversee training and encourage community wellness through the use of the standardized five-point auricular (ear) acupuncture protocol for addiction and behavioural health treatment. Since its development, further research has shown the NADA protocol to be an effective complementary treatment that has been easily integrated into a variety of different settings worldwide including: addiction and mental health ...Read more
Expanding Massage Therapy Services at Spine Stretch Studio
The last several months have been more than challenging for us offering Massage Therapy services to our clients. We sadly said goodbye to Raissa who moved out of the area, and personal health injuries of two of our other therapists (oh...why must our therapists be so ambitious and physically active?!) prevented them from working and providing the superior health care we have all known to appreciate and heal from. We did the best we could to accommodate all of you with the limited availability that we had. Sascha even stepped in while on maternity leave during our busy holiday season ...Read more
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