Massage Contributes to Building Muscle

Sharon Jackson, RMT, frequently works with patients who are recovering from injury, illness, and the elderly. Aside from the more common known benefits of improved mood, lowered cortisol levels, better circulation, and reduction in muscle tension, it is now becoming clinically proven that it can support muscle growth. According to an article by Massage Therapy Canada,  aging, injury, or illness are major factors that limit one's ability to exercise. Resting is key for recovery, but often results in muscle atrophy....

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Looking at Thai Massage and Joint Mobilization for Low-Back Pain

Sharon Jackson, the RMT at Eastpoint Natural Health, offers massage and joint mobilization when working with patients.  These techniques are beneficial to resolve low back pain. She also is trained in a variety of other methodologies including deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, myofascial release, and myofascial trigger point release. Read more about Sharon here.  This article is shared to the courtesy of Massage Therapy Canada. Thai massage and joint mobilization are equally effective as short-term treatment for reducing pain and disability...

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Our September Newsletter is now Available

Topics for the September 2017 newsletter include: Babywearing Workshops by Dr. Anne Stacey - read more Practitioner Away Dates - read more Addition of RMT Sharon Jackson to clinic - read more Expansion of Acupuncture Services to now include Traditional Chinese Medicine Useful Health App feature: Mindshift Read Newsletter.  

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Eastpoint Welcomes Sharon Jackson, Registered Massage Therapist

We are happy to welcome Sharon to our team: she joins us on Tuesdays and will be offering Registered Massage Therapy. She was certified through Nova Scotia's Northumberland Massage Therapy College and has been practicing since 2007 both in Nova Scotia and in British Columbia. Sharon offers therapeutic massage that provides a subtle and gentle way to address and correct underlying connective tissue and structural anomalies. She helps her clients become better aware of aggravating factors, and provides relief by addressing...

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