Tag Archives: massage therapy

Flexibility Fitness: What Stretching Can Do For You

This post was written by Ryan Seitz, Registered Massage Therapist and Owner at Spruce Body Lab. Flexibility Is Fitness As a practicing RMT of eleven years, I am constantly seeing clients with chronic pain or mobility issues due to tightness and soreness in their muscles. The majority of this discomfort stems from the lack of […]

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Realistic Resolutions for the New Year

It’s not uncommon for people to resist the idea of a New Year Resolution because they’re often left unresolved. We tend to attack the blank slate of the New Year with vigour only to realize that sticking to an extreme diet or exercise regime is unrealistic. Here’s a great article from Refinery29 with tips from […]

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Massage Therapy: Practitioner Gender Preferences

Having worked in the spa industry for so many years, I have found many of my body issues have fallen away and my comfort level with seeing either a male or female therapist has evened out. I found this article published in the New York Times so refreshing as it reminded me that there can […]

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How Much Massage is Enough?

It seems that the scientific documentation of massage therapy and its benefits is continually growing. And this research is leading to findings on how regular massage can improve the quality of life for people suffering from conditions such as osteoarthritis- a condition that is largely managed by medications that can have some unpleasant side-effects.

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