Tension headaches

With the amount of stress we’re dealing with in todays times headaches, migraines and sinus headaches are a common issue and come in many shapes and sizes. The most common would come from stress and tension being built up in the shoulders, neck and jaw which causes an aching pain in the back of the…

Sinus headaches

A sinus headache can be defined as inflammation of mucous membrane sinuses. The sinuses are air filled passages that continue throughout the nasal passages. With inflammation and swelling of the sinus mucosa the swollen membrane then blocks the passage creating a negative pressure and fills the sinus with mucous creating that stuffy feeling we all…

How Massage Therapy Reduces Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, and Piriformis Syndrome

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 by…

Massage therapy for Calgary combat sport athletes

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.

5 benefits of deep tissue massage therapy

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.

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