Endometriosis and Acupuncture

Endometriosis is an issue for 5-15% of reproductive-age women and can result in chronic visceral pelvic pain and infertility. Acupuncture may be an effective treatment for pain relief associated with this condition and there is growing evidence suggesting the benefits of acupuncture in treating endometriosis. It is likely that endometriosis is caused by neuroplasticity (i.e., [...]

By |2021-03-07T17:24:32-07:00March 7th, 2021|Pain, Women's Health|

12min to better back health

Many people are currently working from home in sub-optimal ergonomic situations. I hear about it daily in my practice.  Not everyone is comfortable being back at the gym and the motivation to exercise and mobilize may be lacking in some. Backs and necks are protesting, butts are getting weaker from sitting so much, and things [...]

By |2020-10-14T15:39:13-07:00October 14th, 2020|Exercise and mobility, Massage, Pain, Stretching and Strengthening|

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common condition affecting 10%–15% of women between the ages of 24 and 40. It is caused by the endometrial tissue, which normally lines the uterus, growing outside the uterus. Endometriosis may contribute to the following symptoms: Pain during menses Pain with intercourse Infertility The common treatment approach is to stop pain, regulate [...]

By |2020-03-01T16:10:06-07:00March 1st, 2020|Pain, Women's Health|

When should I roll?

Our fledgling world has become an incredibly complex and high-technology driven little sphere in the vast and apparent swirling chaos of the greater universe. We are constantly seeing the fringe of what is possible crashing through the barriers of what was previously considered impossible. God particles. Nano-bots. String Theory. Cadbury's secret. Exciting and complex times [...]

By |2020-03-01T14:26:46-07:00March 1st, 2020|Massage, Pain, Stretching and Strengthening|

Your Flip Flops are Trying to Kill You!

Hooray for summer! Winter clothes are banished to the back of the closet and our favourite summer t shirts, shorts and flip flops are loving fully being the spotlight. Unfortunately, your beloved flimsy, airy, and innocent looking footwear have been darkly scheming and conspiring against you. Today the sun is shining brightly, songbirds are belting [...]

By |2019-08-11T21:29:55-07:00August 1st, 2019|Massage, Pain, Wellness Wednesday|