Anatomica 101

What to Expect from your Osteopathy Appointment

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

What is Osteopathy? The Canadian College of Osteopathy defines it as “A natural medicine which aims to restore function in the body by treating the causes of pain and imbalance. To achieve this goal the Osteopathic Manual Practitioner relies on the quality and finesse of his/her palpation and works with the position, mobility and quality of the tissues.” 

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Meet Your Therapist – Joel Couture, RMT

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

We were happy to welcome Joel to our team in early March.  Having graduated from the health and fitness program in 2005, Joel has a background in personal training, specializing in working with athletes. Since becoming an RMT in 2014, Joel has practiced in a variety of clinical settings, giving him insight and the necessary tools needed to help a wide range of clients.

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We’re Pleased to Welcome Osteopath Julie Krize, M.OMSc to the team!

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Anatomica 101 | 0 comments

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Acupuncture and the NFL

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Anatomica 101 | 0 comments

National Geographic ran a series on the health care New England Patriots defensive player James Harrison receives, including our previous post on cupping.

The most recent post is his acupuncture routine.  James reports that it has helped him with recovery after workouts and playing on the field. In this picture, more than 400 needles are being used as part of his treatment! He used to hate needles and was hesitant to try, but after his first treatment worked he was converted. So much so, that he pays for his acupuncturist to fly weekly to wherever he is from New York.

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NFL Players Love Cupping (via National Geographic)

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Anatomica 101 | 0 comments

National Geographic’s instagram featured a picture of New England Patriots linebacker James Harrison yesterday with his shoulders and back covered in cups. He is the oldest defensive player in the NFL. The caption under the picture relates how some people are skeptical of the effectiveness of cupping. James’ reponse? “All I know is before I get treated, I HURT, and after, I feel better.”

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My Athletic Therapy Treatment Experience

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Anatomica 101, Functional Fitness, Scripta | 0 comments

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