As you know, we’re big advocates for therapeutic exercise around here. This is one of those occasions where I’ve had to do some self care to help a little pain spot I deal with. On the left side of my mid to lower back I get this one little spot that flares up once in […]
About Jamie Johnston
As the creator of the site, I hope you like what you're reading. I'm a Registered Massage Therapist in Victoria BC, former Massage college clinical supervisor, First Responder instructor, hockey fan and Firefighter. Come hang out on the facebook page, where we can share some ideas about how to improve the perception of the Massage Therapy industry.
As we continually push for evidence-based practice in our profession there is often discussion around the techniques we use when treating people and whether they are evidence-based techniques. However, it’s important to remember that what we do, is important and we have value. “Your Work, Your Massage Therapy Techniques, YOU Still Matter” – Chrystal Ladoucer While this […]
Alright, I have a confession to make. I came to the realization a week or so ago while listening to a podcast that I’ve…well…I’ve been playing it small. While I put out a blog post or so a week, teach some continuing education courses on first aid along with pain science and exercise, I’ve still […]
Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been discussing different ways we can help patients who are dealing with OA of the hip. Here are some relatively simple assessments you can do, which will also be great as homecare exercises! When looking at all of these movements/tests it is recommended that you demonstrate it once […]
As some communities look to get businesses and other activities going again, some are taking on huge efforts to sanitize and clean. However, are these efforts going to be the major thing that stops the spread of Covid-19? Interesting points made in this article. “Hygiene Theater Is a Huge Waste of Time” – Derek Thompson […]
Last week we had a post all about helping patients with OA of the hip. One of the big recommendations was doing exercises that would help with strength, endurance, and flexibility of the hip. Here’s a series of exercises I learned back in college (from a pretty great instructor) that I believe would help with […]