Category: Exercises

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Trigger Point Massage Ball

A trigger point massage ball is a ball that can be used for self-massage. They are a portable, affordable and convenient option for massaging muscle knots.  What are trigger points? Trigger points, also often referred to as knots, are highly irritable spots that develop in the bands of the skeletal muscles fascia. They are often…
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Chiropractic Treatments and Neck Pain

Many people experience some form of neck pain that affects their daily activities and chiropractic treatments can help. Your neck pain could stem from poor posture, working at a computer for extended periods of time, strain from sleeping in a less than ideal position or even grinding your teeth. Causes can also be connected to…
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Resources for Babywearing

As a trained babywearing educator, I have tried to help new families successfully use carriers, from structured carriers to long woven wraps. I believe that the effective use of carriers allows parents the ability to be hands-free while also providing closeness while their child.

Exercise for Arthritis

Here are 5 Exercises you can do to help with Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis!
Exercise has been shown to be beneficial in managing the symptoms of osteoarthritis by: Strengthening the muscles around the joints, Correcting faulty movement patterns and uneven joint loading, Weight control, reduce pain and fears around movement.

MuTu System

Last week, I participated in a FB video series at Mutu Sytems. MuTu is a medically recommended restoration program for new mums.  It is a program that helps women recover from the physical challenge of pregnancy and delivery. I was first introduced to MuTu several years ago by a mother who I worked with throughout her pregnancy…
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In Our Community: Twist Performance

As many of our clients know, Dr Stacey is a huge fan of Twist Performance and Wellness. Did you know that they recently moved their Vancouver training centre from Olympic Village into central East Vancouver?  Their new facility is located across the street from the Broadway Tech Centre, located at 2696 Nootka St.  This amazing new training centre hosts…
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Exercise and Brain Health

In the November Issue of our newsletter we talk about moving physical activity indoors as the weather changes. There are lots of trials and different types of facilities and workouts to try. Whether you are active in the comfort of your living room or going to a group class physical activity is not only key…
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What’s SPRINGing up this month?

Here’s what is going in May: Dr. Marina Liarsky will be away from April 30 – May 15. Saturday appointments with Dr. Marina Liarsky are available! Saturday, May 26th 2018. Book Now!  Our office will be closed for Victoria Day, May 21st Baby Wearing Meet Ups with Dr. Anne Stacey, May 30th from 9am – 11am. Read below for how…
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Massage Improves Muscle Tone

In Massage Therapy Canada, they write that researchers are exploring massage as a method of building muscle. This may sound unusual for those who receive massage when they are in good health, but it is becoming more clear that massage can be especially helpful for anyone who is recovering, or is experiencing muscle loss and atrophy due to injury, age, or illness.

A Reflection on New Year’s Eve

We want to thank you, our patients and friends, for a wonderful 2017. Being able to be here for you is the greatest honor. Thank you, and have a happy, healthy 2018!

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