Headaches and Migraines

Most people will experience headaches at some time in their life, some just lightly and some more severe. Acupuncture is definitely one of best treatments for headaches. The most common types of headaches people suffer [...]

Menstrual symptoms and PMS

Menstrual symptoms comes in many forms and severities. Most common symptoms are Cramping, lower back pain, digestion related symptoms and many more. Many women live with their menstruation symptoms as if “its natural and unavoidable”. [...]

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and Interstitial Cystitis

UTI UTI is a very common form of infection, affecting mostly women of all ages, one in five women will experience a UTI infection at one point. 8.3 million visits a year, to doctors in [...]

Runners Butt

The coveted runners butt...is it real? I spend a lot of my time in contact with peoples butts. It goes with the job! I think runners butt is a myth. Unfortunately, many runners, in fact, [...]

How to relieve upper back pain

I'm pretty certain that the woman pictured above does not suffer from poor posture and upper back pain. Look at those back muscles...awesome! Upper back pain often occurs because our middle trapezius and rhomboids are [...]

Pec stretch for improved running economy

You know those guys at the gym, the ones that grunt a lot, have no neck, and really big front half of their body? They don't do any pec stretching! I use them as an [...]

Quad stretch for after a run

I like to think I'm good at my quad stretching but truthfully I suck at it. Last summer I was running over the Burrard Bridge when all of a sudden I had a sharp searing [...]

Let’s Talk About Trigger Points Shall We?

What even is a trigger point you ask? Well a trigger point is a hyper irritable spot, a “knot” in a taut band of muscle with a specific pattern of pain referral associated with it. [...]

Stretching after a run…why you shouldn’t do it!

If you stretched I would be out of a job! It's a running joke in the massage therapy world that if everyone did their stretching and strength training, we wouldn't have a job. Thank you [...]

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