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Battling Lymphoma – A Blogger’s Journey

Published on May 17, 2011 By John-Paul

A client of mine, battling through the hardships Lymphoma and chemotherapy treatments, decided to share his experiences via an online blog (as a way to externalize to help cope with his stress, and possibly educate the masses about the cancer itself). Despite his battle, he continues to pursue a highly active lifestyle, essentially giving cancer […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lower Crossed Syndrome in Golfers

Published on May 4, 2010 By admin

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 […]