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 […]
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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 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 […]
I wrote a post a few years back about a mistake I made helping someone who had osteoporosis in their hip and how to avoid my mistake. We’ve also been posting lots around different hip pathologies lately. It can be confusing, to say the least, trying to determine exactly what is going on with a […]
You know how we feel about exercise around here, so we had to share this one as it is FULL of good advice regarding the good, the bad, and the ugly about exercise for patients (and I have to say my respect for her just increased one hundred fold since she used a hockey stick […]
If you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, you know I love this guy. Here’s another great video on being a movement optimist when it comes to the low back and spinal flexion. “Do You Need To Worry About Spine Flexion And Low Back Pain?” – Greg Lehman Some new updates on […]