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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 […]

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 […]

One Is Never Too Young To Start Massage Therapy

Published on June 21, 2010 By John-Paul

Yes, it’s true. Massage therapy has shown to be beneficial for people of any age, albeit the application of techniques are modified depending on the client’s age and condition. Newborns/infants can benefit from massage therapy by way of relaxation, stimulation, relief and interaction.  During infancy, a child is taking in an abundance of information from […]

Clinic Schedule (Canada Day Weekend)

Published on June 21, 2010 By John-Paul

Hello everyone, The Canada Day long weekend is nipping at our heels.  During this time I will be away from the office.  With this in mind, I have made some adjustments to my clinic schedule on the days prior to July 1st.  Here is my schedule for the weeks surrounding Canada Day: June 25 (Friday) […]

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 […]