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Compression Stockings Part II

This is a continuation of Dr Stone's Compression Stocking Blog posted on December 16, 2019. If you haven't read Part I - you can check it out here. How do compression stockings work? Compression stockings are designed with a gradual compression. The highest compression is at the ankle, with a gradual reduction in compression as…
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Compression Stockings Part I

Aren't compression stockings for old people? Many people are under the impression that compression stockings are solely for the elderly. In the past, compression stockings were made primarily in neutral colours such as beige, brown, and black. Due to more recent research which indicates further benefit from compression therapy than just 'old legs', many compression…
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Massage Etiquette

In light of the very busy holiday season, and as it coincides with the busiest time of year for Massage Therapists, I thought it would be relevant to re-blog Julianne's post from around this time last year, just to remind everyone of some of the things you can do to make sure that you get…
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Orthotics, Insurance and You

This time of year, we see a large increase in demand for custom made foot orthotics. The weather gets cooler and wetter, and footwear choices change from flip-flops to warm, weatherproof boots. This change, combined with the fact that many extended health benefit plans renew in January, motivate many patients to get moving on that…
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