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10 Benefits of Reflexology

Reflexology is a non-invasive, holistic therapy that involves the application of pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, or ears. The team at Recovery Lab offers foot reflexology to target these points, which are believed to correspond to different organs and systems in the body, and stimulating these points benefits overall health and wellness. […]

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How Infrared Sauna Therapy Can Benefit Your Physiotherapy Treatment

A woman relaxing in a sauna after a workout at Recovery Lab in Red Deer.

Infrared sauna therapy is a type of therapy that uses infrared light to heat the body directly. This therapy has gained popularity but is more than just a wellness trend.  For those undergoing physiotherapy treatment, infrared sauna therapy can offer a range of potential health benefits, including pain relief, improved circulation, and stress reduction to […]

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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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