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Vancouver Riot Overshadowed by the Spirit of Sport

Posted by on June 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm

The spirit of sport is alive in Vancouver, and overshadowing the disgraceful acts by the few involved in the 2011 Stanley Cup Riots. Sport becomes a metaphor for something larger than games and competitions. The true fans and citizens of Vancouver show how humanity can come together to celebrate the serendipitous things in life and show support to those that help make Vancouver the most wonderful place to live.

Sitting is “Killing” You!!

Posted by on May 19, 2011 at 1:54 pm

Many of my clients hear me repeatedly say that extended sitting isn’t natural for the human body. There has been research to indicate that stress on the spine is significant when factors of ergonomics (ie. sitting angle) and length of time are present. I came across a great graphic that illustrates my concerns. A number of statistics taken from research sites and blogs have been collected and placed into this graphic. I encourage anyone and everyone to use this as a benchmark for your motivation to make changes in your workplace or at home. Granted today’s workplace demands or job descriptions place the pressures on you to be seated at a desk for hours on end…. however, at the very least, do the following to minimize the effects on your body:

The Summer of Sore

Posted by on July 13, 2010 at 5:26 pm

Summer is here….. and so are the injuries associated with it.  This wonderful, bright and warm time of year brings out the active side of many.  All of a sudden, we see a steep increase in the participation of many outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking, triathlon, running, rock-climbing, softball, soccer, ultimate, and more.  People […]

Fueling For Your Endurance Exercise

Posted by on May 26, 2010 at 3:28 pm

Over the last 10 years, I have developed a passion for playing floor hockey. In my position as goaltender, the demands placed on my body are variable. The levels of intensity associated with such demands are influenced by multiple factors. The number of players on the floor (4-on-4, 3-on-3), the amount of substitute players available, […]

Lower Crossed Syndrome in Golfers

Posted by on May 4, 2010 at 10:05 pm

For all you golfers out there suffering from lower back pain and functional issues, take a look at this article describing Lower Crossed Syndrome. Though this article targets the golfing community, this syndrome can resonate within many other people (sport enthusiast/hobbyist or not). If you have any questions about Lower Crossed Syndrome, or if you […]

Welcome to my new website!

Posted by on May 4, 2010 at 6:43 am

Hello everyone, I’m very excited to introduce to you my brand new website! From now on, past, current, and even future clients can find out everything they need to know about my massage therapy practice in one place. Please feel free to poke around, and let me know what you think. Be sure to check […]