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 and into her postpartum phase.  I was amazed at how she was able to recover so quickly and thoroughly, and she introduced me to the...

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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 10,000 ft2 of training floor that includes a 40 m sprint track, 21 squat racks, 3 Olympic lifting platforms, cardiovascular training equipment, along with a 3,000 ft2 open...

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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 to your physical well being it is also linked to brain health. Check out this Ted Talk by neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki! "What's the most transformative...

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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 to sign up. How is it May already?Spring is upon us and now we can start looking forward to all the wonderful outdoor time and...

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Massage Improves Muscle Tone

  In Massage Therapy Canada, they describe how 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. Accident related injury, aging, and illness can definitely limit one's ability to move comfortably and get daily...

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A Reflection on New Year’s Eve

"2018 Already?" This is the exclamation that we have been hearing from many of our patients over the last month as New Year's 2018 nears. Despite being "just another Sunday," New Year's Eve can bring in waves of reflection, gratitude, disbelief, regret, or for some, feelings of nothing having changed at all! Many of us have mixed emotions about entering the New Year, which can sometimes feel overwhelming. As author Tsh Oxenreider writes in her blog on "The Art of...

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Mayo Clinic Endorses Holistic Care in New Book

The Mayo Clinic’s doctors have compiled the self care book that addresses the health of the whole person to include mind, body, and spirit. Many of the strategies provided can be done in your own home on your own time, potentially keeping you from spending additional time in the doctor’s office. The book focuses on empowerment, collaboration, and the mind-body connection that is so essential in healing. It celebrates the return to holistic complementary practices such as meditation, massage, chiropractic, mindfulness techniques...

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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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Buddhify App

We wanted to share some apps and digital health “helpers.”  For many, mobile Apps are an easy, affordable way to keep both physical and mental health practices top of mind. Today we’ll be looking at one mindfulness app called “Buddhify.” Buddhify totes itself as the most convenient, best value and most beautiful meditation app available today. the goal is to improve sleep, and to reduce stress by integrating mindfulness activities into your day. It is thought that increased mindfulness can improve...

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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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