How To Get More Water AND ABSORB IT: Top Tips from the Team
Drink water...yes we know drinking water is important. Proper hydration has far reaching effects on our mental state, total body wellness and our ability to slow the aging process inside and out. Proper hydration is one of the most important nutritional components affecting our entire health. But the recommended 2+ litres of water daily can seem daunting and let's face it... are we really doing anything but peeing it right back out?
We asked our Spine Stretch experts to weigh in...How can we ensure we are getting our daily water intake? (aside from the usual "I don't go ...Read more
7 Tips to Keep You Healthy This Season
Autumn is in full swing – the days are shorter, air is cooler, and the leaves have mostly fallen from the trees. Cold and flu season is here!
In Chinese medicine, autumn marks the transition from the active yang energy of summer to the beginning of a more subdued yin cycle. It is the season of final harvest, a time to stock up on food and warm clothing, and to slow down and become more introspective in preparation for the colder winter months ahead. To maintain good health, we need to live in harmony with nature by attuning ourselves to the seasonal ...Read more
Strreeeeetch…With Fascial Stretch Therapy
What is Fascia?
Fascia is the network of connective tissue that weaves through and surrounds every part of the body. When the fascial network is healthy, we move and feel our best. The problem comes when the fascia stiffens in response to mental, physical or emotional stress. When this happens we compromise the health and function of our tissues, leaving us feeling tight and misaligned.
What is Fascial Stretch Therapy?
Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a unique, table-based assisted stretching technique that focuses on decompressing the joint ...Read more
Multiple Functions of Acudetox Points
Body and auricular (ear) acupuncture are used for treating a variety of clinical disorders. There are numerous acupoints on the external ear, all of which correspond to a specific area or function of the body. Stimulating these points with pressure or needles helps to facilitate the body's own natural healing processes, restoring internal balance and treating the deeper underlying condition.
The five acupoints used in the NADA Acudetox protocol (from top to bottom) are:
Calms the mind and helps facilitate a state of harmony, serenity, and a deeper connection to one's spirit; enhances ability to love self and others. ...
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
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