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Massage Therapy and Pregnancy

Posted on November 21, 2016 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (1159)

Studies indicate that massage therapy preformed during pregnancy and reduce anxiety, releive muscle aches and  physical discomfort and help to improve labour outcomes. After recently having a baby myself, I can attest to the benefit and importance of Massage Therapy during pregnancy.


http://www.massagetherapy.com/articles/index.php/article_id/825/Practicing-Massage-While-Pregnant

Headache Disorders

Posted on August 31, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (1114)

If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Some experience headaches occasionally, some get them more frequently. Pain can range from dull, achy and throbbing to debilitating with visual disturbances and nausea. There can be many underlying causes, majority of which are caused by prolonged tension or strain in the muscles and joints of the upper back and neck, sinus pressure, malalignments of the skull or facial bones, improper function/drainage of the sinuses, whiplash, post concussive ...

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Texter's Neck

Posted on August 19, 2015 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (656)


On average, people spend two hours and 57 minutes of their day on their smartphones and 94.6 minutes of their day texting -- an exorbitant amount of time that could potentially be taking a toll on their health. Specifically, doctors have started observing neck problems in teens who are compulsive texters.

 

The condition -- which is...

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