What is TMJ (Temporo-Mandibular Joint) Dysfunction?

December 11, 2019

In North America, more than 20% of the population suffers from TMJ dysfunction. The TMJ is the joint of the jaw, the most used joint in the human body. Many structures influence the TMJ directly, such as the skull bones, the cervical spine (neck), the muscles and the fascia.

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Golden Ultra Race Recovery Plan

September 13, 2019

Recovering from a race is an important part of your training plan as an ultra runner. By following these steps, you will decrease your risk of injuries and will be able to be back on the trails faster and healthier. …

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Golden Two-Four Recovery Plan

June 14, 2019

Recovering from a race is an important part of your training plan as a mountain biker. By following these steps, you will decrease your risk of injury and will be able to be back on the saddle faster.   1-Cool…

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A Guide to Pre and Postnatal Care

May 22, 2018

A woman’s body goes through a multitude of changes during her childbearing years. Luckily, we live in a time where there are lots of resources and support available to assist in all these transitions.  Often there is uncertainty, however, as…

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Myofascial Cupping

May 19, 2018

Myofascial cupping involves the combination of massage and gliding of negatively pressurised cups over the body. It is a different technique to traditional cupping, such as with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Marking the skin is not part of the desired treatment outcome…

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How Massage Can Strengthen the Immune System

October 18, 2017

Cold and flu season is here, folks. The kids are back at school, the weather is turning cooler and your body may be recovering from a very busy and smoky summer here in Golden. If your household is anything like…

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Massage Therapy and Body Maintenance

January 16, 2017

Although the history of its therapeutic benefits dates back centuries ago, massage therapy has only gained popularity and recognition in North American health care in recent decades. What once was a luxury at a spa, is now part of most…

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Postnatal Massage

October 24, 2016

Childbirth is a time of intense change for a new mother, whether it be her first, or a subsequent birth. Massage has many physical and emotional benefits that can make this transition easier. After I received my first postnatal treatment, I…

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Infant Massage

June 10, 2016

It is never too late to begin massage. Whether your baby is a newborn or several years old, massage can bring immediate and lasting results. Benefits for parents and primary caregivers include: Provides all of the essential indicators of intimate parent-baby…

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Prenatal Massage

March 20, 2016

Pregnancy is a time of great change for a woman, not only physically, but mentally and emotionally too. Massage can help with all of these changes. As a massage therapist myself I have known and experienced the benefits of massage…

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