Why Does My Back Hurt?

Mackenzie Seymour/ April 13, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Four in five Canadians will experience low back pain at some point in their life, according to the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario’s (RMTAO) website. One of the draw-backs of being bipedal, walking on two legs, is that our lower-back and hips take on a lot of stress as they try to keep us upright. Low back pain is

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What is Massage Therapy? A Historical Breakdown.

Mackenzie Seymour/ February 27, 2017/ Dr. Danielle

Whenever I tell someone I’m a registered massage therapist (RMT, MT) I’m often asked: “What kind of massage do you practice?” This question has always bothered me a little because what people expect me to answer is just, Swedish massage, Thai massage, Shiatsu (Japanese massage), Indian massage. Often I just settle for saying Swedish massage and that settles the question,

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