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Sitting is “Killing” You!!

Published on May 19, 2011 By John-Paul

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:

Active Release Techniques (ART) – FULL BODY CERTIFIED!!

Published on February 2, 2011 By John-Paul

Greetings! I am happy to announce that as of this past Sunday (28 January 2011), following a successful examination, I achieved full-body certification in Active Release Techniques (ART).  This past week I stepped away from my practice in Port Moody, BC, to complete the last of 3 seminars in ART.  Each seminar focused on a […]

NEW – Initial Massage Visit Forms Now Downloadable

Published on August 4, 2010 By John-Paul

As of today, my initial massage visit forms are available to download from the contact page of jpthermt.com.  These forms are required for all clients to complete prior to the commencement of their first massage therapy visit.  Doing so gives me a quick glimpse of your medical history relating to your injury, thereby decreasing the […]

Sports Massage at the 2010 BC Summer Games

Published on July 29, 2010 By John-Paul

This past weekend I volunteered my time to provide sports massage therapy at the BC Summer Games in Langley, BC.  The experience was definitely rewarding.  Situated under a tent adjacent to the field lacrosse and rugby events, a variety of young athletes approached me and my colleagues for treatments.  The most prevalent athletes that came […]

The Summer of Sore

Published on July 13, 2010 By John-Paul

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 […]

Welcome to my new website!

Published on May 4, 2010 By admin

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 […]