Anatomica 101

What is Gua Sha?

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

What is Gua Sha?

Gua sha is a therapy which involves scraping your skin with a tool to improve your circulation. This ancient Chinese healing technique is great for addressing issues like chronic pain.

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Meet Your Therapist – Kristin Hodgen

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

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What is Athletic Therapy?

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Functional Fitness, Scripta | 0 comments

We are pleased to welcome Kristin Hodgen to our roster of therapists. Kristen is a Registered Massage Therapist, a Registered Kinesiologist, and a Certified Athletic Therapist. This means that she will be as useful to you whether you’ve had hard day at the office or if you’re recovering from a sports-related (or non sports-related!) injury.

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Importance of Assessment in Massage Therapy (Massage Therapy Awareness Week)

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

Importance of Assessment in Massage Therapy (Massage Therapy Awareness Week)

At Anatomica, every treatment includes an assessment – no matter if it’s your first or your fifteenth visit. The reason for this is to help your RMT best understand your condition, and any changes to your condition, in order to provide the most effective treatment. Assessment may include looking at your symptoms (possibly including pain or illness), and test for range of motion , manual resistance and other special testing.

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Massage for Insomnia (Massage Therapy Awareness Week)

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

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Celebrate Massage Therapy Awareness Week – Painfree Household Chores

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

It’s Massage Therapy Awareness Week! From the RMTAO website:

“Massage therapy is a clinically-oriented health care option that can provide relief from the musculoskeletal pain and discomfort that can come from every day activities, such as sitting too much, pushing too hard at your favourite sport, or carrying around a heavy bag. Massage therapy is a regulated health profession in Ontario and massage therapy should only be performed by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). All Ontarians can visit an RMT of their choice, without prescription or referral.”

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