Sciatica is a condition that affects the sciatic nerve through inflammation and compression on the lumbar and sacral spine. Common causes of inflammation and irritation are sacral iliac sprains, compression injuries such as disc herniation, direct trauma to the nerve, tumours, or pregnancy. Piriformis is similar in a way that the sciatic nerve is irritated […]
Fire cupping is a treatment used in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). It is a great treatment to incorporate with massage therapy, acupuncture or done all on its own. Learn more about this treatment and its benefits.
Menopause is a natural physiological aging phenomenon but often comes with a number of uncomfortable symptoms. See how acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help manage symptoms such as improving your mood and sleep.
Aromatherapy oils or essential oils, have effects all over the body from increasing relaxation to boosting your mood. See why aromatherapy can be a game changer when included in your regular maintenance massages.
Combat sports such as mixed martial arts, boxing or Brazilian jiu-jitsu are becoming increasingly popular activities in Calgary but can pose a multitude of hazards to your body. See what problems may arise and how massage therapy can help you recover.
At Movement Performance & Health, one of our massage therapy specialties is deep tissue massage. Learn more about this massage technique including 5 benefits and what to expect during a deep tissue massage treatment.
Did you know? Massage therapists can use specialized steel tools to help decrease pain, improve movement and speed up recovery time. Learn more about the Graston Technique and why it is beneficial to add to your next massage treatment.
With so many massage therapists to choose from in Calgary, how do you choose the right massage therapist for you? Here are some things to consider to find the best fit.