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Movember Madness

Many of you may have heard of the Movember movement.  It was started in 2004 by two Australian mates from Melbourne who originally thought to bring the moustache back into fashion.  Over time it has morphed into a cause to increase awareness and to donate to research into Men's health issues.  You can read the…
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Trigger Points

Have you ever been to a manual therapist, such as a chiropractor, physiotherapist, or massage therapist, and when pressure was applied to a muscle you experienced pain in another area of your body? If so, you may have experienced referred pain from a trigger point. A trigger point is a local hyperirritable point which is…
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Ouch! A calf cramp! What is up?

What is a muscle cramp? A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that comes on suddenly and lasts anywhere from a few seconds up to several minutes. It often occurs in the legs. A muscle cramp may more commonly be referred to as a "charley horse". Here are some…
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Congratulations Melissa!

Our very own receptionist Melissa Wallace has recently completed her registration exams for the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO), and is now officially a Registered Massage Therapist! For the past 2 years, while Melissa has worked as one of our Part-Time Receptionists, Melissa has been attending Trillium College (now Oxford College) in Burlington in…
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