The alignment of your body matters! When your body is balanced and strong it is more resistant to wear and tear, and less likely to get injured. Here are five things we notice and treat during your massage appointment. Top Five things I notice as a massage therapist: The Spine: Hyperlordosis When viewing the body… Read More Five Areas Where Your Body Should Be Aligned
You wake up late for work. Jumping out of bed you throw yourself together and run out the door. The morning commute includes traffic and construction. By the time you get to your office you’re frazzled and stressed. Your stomach growls, reminding you of a skipped breakfast. It will have to wait; you’ve got to… Read More Is Your Nervous System Stuck In Stress Mode?
By Alyssa Green I hear is often in my massage office. “The midwife said my baby might be breech.” “I keep feeling kicks in weird places, I think my baby is breech.” “The OB said my baby is breech.” “The ultrasound came back, the baby is breech.” Breech babies can cause us a lot of… Read More Flip that Breech! The Ultimate Guide to Encourage Babies into a Head Down Position
In Canada, roughly one out of four women will give birth through their belly, also known as a cesarean birth. However most people don’t talk about some of the unique healing challenges that women face after a cesarean birth. Not being able to lift, and being sent home with ababy and carseat to carry around.… Read More Massage Therapy For Cesarean Scars
Many people will experience sciatic pain at some point throughout their lifetime. The pain starts in the glutes, clinical term for butt, and then travels down the back of the leg into the back of the knee and into the leg. It can be sharp or shooting, or even a dull aching… Read More A Pain in the Butt; the Piriformis Muscle is the Scapegoat of Sciatica pain
After massaging hundreds of expectant moms, it’s easy for me to see the benefits that pregnancy massage can have. Easing sore muscles, sciatica pain, aiding in sleep and relaxation are only some of the positive outcomes that I commonly provide to my clients. Yet there are still so many myths related to pregnancy massage that… Read More Busting Three Common Myths about Pregnancy Massage
Happy New Year from More to Life Massage Therapy! We are so excited to start a brand new year with you at More to Life Massage Therapy! What comes to mind when people talk about celebrating the new year? New year’s resolutions of course. This is the time where many people refocus on their goals for the next year,… Read More Are you putting yourself first this year? Why not?
I was sitting and working on my posture, when all of a sudden, I felt my pelvis! I saw a picture in my mind of how my pelvis and low spine wanted to hold me. I was surprised at the effort it took to even attempt to get it in balance! This is something I… Read More Posture and the Tucked Under Pelvis
Hello All! How do you feel about your upcoming birth? Some of you seasoned parents may feel like there has got to be a better way to do this, or maybe you feel terrified because this is your first journey, or maybe you are a father or other mother that wants to be the supportive … Read More How do you feel about your upcoming birth?