Wellness in the workplace... What does it really mean and why is it so important? Corporate wellness can mean a variety of things but essentially it means a company activity or policy designed to support healthy behaviour. Creating a healthy office culture through wellness programs is very important and not just for large corporations or “employee perks”.
First, let’s look at some of the facts: Read More
Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain – inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting your heel bone to your toes and supporting the arch of your foot.
Most likely felt as a stabbing pain in the bottom of your foot near the heel. Worse in the morning when first getting up and easing as you start to move around; however, it can increase Read More
Most people between the ages of 20 and 55 have regular massage therapy treatments; either to speed up the healing time from injury or as part of their preventative healthcare routine. Since many seniors suffer from physical ailments such as poor circulation, stiffness, and pain; as well as emotional challenges from increased isolation - massage therapy can be a solution to ease the symptoms associated with aging. There is a long list of reasons why seniors should get a massage – we’ve narrowed it down to the top 5 Read More
This week is Mental Health Week. A time for awareness and to think about your mental health. Do you have questions or concerns? Do you wonder if you need help? Read More
How often do you think about breathing during the day? If you’re like most folks probably not much...That’s mostly due to the fact that it is controlled by the autonomic nervous system Read More
Raise your hand if you've ever spent the day juggling multiple tasks while feeling you haven’t accomplished anything – are you making your kids lunch while thinking about what summer camp to register for in between loads of laundry? Or, are you scheduling meetings, responding to emails while editing a presentation? Read More
As winter carries on we can start to tire of the grey skies, freezing temperatures and too many hours spent indoors. These factors and the increase of viruses circling can have an impact on our physical health and make us more prone to getting sick. Your immune system is the body’s defense against invading bacteria, virus and other germs. The different systems of your body all work together to support the immune system and protect you from getting sick. I don’t know about you but I don’t have time to get sick!
Here are my top 7 ways to keep your immune system running at 100% Read More
Here are some ideas, just a few little changes you can make to improve your health, life, and happiness over the next year. Read More
Claiming your benefits doesn't have to a bothersome chore. With a few simple steps you can easily book your massage treatment and get reimbursed -- all without filling out and mailing paperwork, or waiting for a cheque. We are going to walk through what you need to know to maximize your health benefits and when we’re done you’ll know exactly what you are covered for and how to take advantage. Ready? Let’s get started... Read More
We all know sitting all day is not good for our health - it can contribute to poor circulation, increased stress on our lumbar and cervical spine and shorten the muscles in our chest and hips. The result is sore muscles in the back, neck and shoulders. These 5 exercises are simple and can be done at home or at work Read More