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6 Types of Massage Therapy and the Benefits

A massage therapist using a myofascial cupping technique to help increase blood flow to increase range of motion and recovery.

Different therapies can target various injuries or problems in the body. For example, your physiotherapist may use hot and cold therapy to manage lower back pain. But a massage therapist could manage that same pain with massage therapy in many cases. Massage therapy serves many purposes. Some types of massage therapy include myofascial cupping, recovery, […]

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Tight Hip Flexors and Lower Back Pain? How Fascial Stretch Therapy Can Help

A fascial stretch therapist working on a male who has tight hip flexors and lower back pain

When you think of stretching, the first thing that might come to mind is the importance of pre and post-workout muscle stretching for your muscles. But have you heard about stretching your body’s connective tissue or fascia? Fascial stretch therapy (FST) is a type of physical therapy that involves stretching the fascia with the assistance […]

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When and How To Use CryoSpa Cold Water Therapy?

The benefits of cold water immersion (CWI) therapy are numerous and well documented in sport recovery and chronic inflammatory conditions including fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Individuals with mood disorders including anxiety and depression, as well as those who experience sleep disturbances have all shown benefit with CWI therapy as well. CWI is also a highly beneficial […]

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What Is NormaTec Compression?

A person wearing Normatec compression therapy to help increase circulation and speed up recovery

Daily living can get busy, and sometimes we can forget to take some time to rest and recover and that’s where NormaTec compression comes in. Compression therapy is an ever-evolving field, and NormaTec represents an innovative, proven method of recovery used by individuals, professional sports teams and sports medicine organizations around the globe. Let’s explore […]

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Cryotherapy. What exactly is it and how does it work?

Ok, since we were kids, and then through our adolescent years and into adulthood, we’ve all been told about the benefits of exercise and healthy living. For any of us who have undertaken physical activity as a simple act to make us happy and healthy or for those who have taken it to the next […]

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