I received an invitation to be a team therapist with Cycling Canada for the Tour de l’Avenir (“Tour of the Future” and the U23 Tour de France) and I felt I couldn’t pass on an opportunity like this. It was a challenging and rewarding experience. I had not worked with a road cycling team professionally, […]
We are so happy to welcome you back! BC has done an amazing job at staying home and helping to limit the spread of this virus. And, with this comes our ability to open the clinic to accept patient appointments. We have a very strict sanitization and cleaning protocol along with each practitioner using personal
Proud, persistent, confident, alert. Not what comes to mind when working from home… A study from New Zealand found that sitting upright, as compared to sitting in a slumped position, will make you feel more proud after a success, increase your persistence at an unsolvable task, and make you feel more confident in your thoughts.
I am sure everyone has seen someone with upper cross syndrome (UCS), whether they knew what it was called or not. A person with UCS will look like they are hunched over with rounded shoulders and head protruding forward. See the image below to get a better visual of what UCS looks like. Basically, if
It’s time to talk about preventable health concerns for men. And, not just prostate cancer, but also mental health and testicular cancer! We are donating a portion of every treatment this month to the movement. Did you know that if prostate cancer is detected early, there is a 98% survival rate beyond 5 years,
October 16, 2019 – The theme for this year’s World Spine Day is “Get Spine Active” (#getspineactive). We’ve often heard the phrase ‘movement is medicine’, and keeping your spine mobile while staying active helps to maintain flexibility and prevent back pain. With over 60 joints in your spine, it’s important that they function properly so the spine can keep
Does it matter? By Thom Williamson RMT Flexibility refers to the passive range of movement at a joint and the tissues that cross it, such as muscles, tendons and ligaments. Mobility is the active range of motion, a combination between flexibility, muscular strength and control. Fundamentally the difference between flexibility and mobility is movement control.