Work Injury

March 29, 2018

Work and Shoulder Pain: A Case Study

By Michelle Morris Registered Massage Therapist As an RMT, I come across a wide variety of back, neck, and shoulder pain, including those caused by physical jobs. About a year ago, a client came in to the clinic complaining of muscle pain in both shoulders, and difficulty raising his arms higher than his chest. This client is a construction worker and worked a lot with home improvement projects as well, […]
February 28, 2017

Why Is Stretching Important

Anyone who has been to our clinic knows how much we emphasize proper stretching, especially after an injury. Stretching is essential and should be performed not only by joggers or athletes but by everyone. Why is stretching important? Let’s explore. Stretching keeps the muscles and the body flexible, and muscles strong and healthy. Being flexible is important as it helps maintain our range of motion across our joints. Without stretching, […]
June 28, 2016

What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

With the increase use of smartphones and tablets we are noticing that more patients are experiencing numbness and tingling into their fingers. These symptoms can be a sign of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The carpal tunnel is a small tunnel located within the wrist. This tunnel allows the passage of tendons, nerves and blood vessels to the fingers, as shown below:                 Too much […]
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