Pregnancy Aches & Pains

Pregnancy Aches & Pains

Q: Is there any way to minimize the aches and pains of pregnancy between massage treatments? A: Pregnancy produces some profound bodily changes in a very short space of time. Muscles and joints are having to continually adjust as the baby grows in order to move and...
Hot or Cold?

Hot or Cold?

Q: Is it better to apply hot or cold when you have pain? A: This is a loaded question without an easy answer but, as a general rule, ice is best for acute injuries and inflammation and heat is best for sore muscles and stiffness. Here’s a look at a few common...
How does reflexology work?

How does reflexology work?

Q: What is reflexology and how does it work? A: The answer depends on separating fact from fiction. Fact: There are over 7200 nerve endings in each foot which have extensive interconnections, through the spinal cord and brain, with all areas of the body. Fiction:...
Covid, the Flu or a Cold?

Covid, the Flu or a Cold?

It’s very difficult to distinguish between these different infections because their presentations are so similar, especially the symptoms of Covid and the flu. However, there are some symptoms that occur more frequently with one over another. To compare the...

Do you accept tips?

Most RMT’s generally discourage tipping because it puts our skills on par with the service industry as opposed to the health care industry. Would you tip your dentist or your doctor? Likely not. If a client really wants to tip me, I won’t say no but it’s really not...