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24 Sep 2021

Help your Shoulders, Neck, & Upper Back

By Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt (Animal Physio.), CAFCI, CCRT   Enjoy this video that takes you through two simple stretches and one (okay, kinda two) exercise(s) to help your shoulder - neck - upper back region.  Feel fabulous this fall with these!Check it out! ... More

30 Aug 2021

The Wonderful World of Fascia

In recent years there has been an explosion of research on fascia and how various treatment modalities (acupuncture, acupressure, laser, ultrasound, manual therapy) effect our myofascial system. Fascia is a dense, irregular connective tissue throughout our body that surrounds and connects every muscle, bone, organ and joint. It forms continuity throughout the entire body that is important in movement organization and posture (Schleip, 2003). It is made up primarily of collagen that forms sh... More

19 Jul 2021

Plantar Fasciitis – Which is the Best Option for Treatment?

By Margaret Kraeling, DPT, CCRT There are many different sources of pain in the plantar heel besides the plantar fascia and therefore the term "Plantar Heel Pain" is perhaps a better terminology to describe this condition.This is often an overuse injury that is primarily due to a repetitive strain causing micro-tears of the plantar fascia but can also occur as a result of trauma.Although the term plantar fasciitis has the ending “itis” there is a notable absence of inflammatory ... More