Is Acupuncture Right for You?
Posted on: March 13th, 2018 by Resolve Physio No Comments

Although acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, for many people it is a new and unfamiliar form of medicine. Acupuncture is probably best known for addressing pain-related concerns, and increasingly in the past few years, for the treatment of infertility. In addition, acupuncture is beneficial in the treatment of many other concerns, including […]

How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Pain
Posted on: January 17th, 2017 by Resolve Physio No Comments

When people think of acupuncture they often think of a friend who used it for a knee injury or an aching back. Although acupuncture has many applications, pain control is one of its most popular uses. The exact mechanism of how it reduces pain is unknown. However, emerging studies are showing us more precisely what […]

Snow Shovelling
Posted on: January 9th, 2017 by Resolve Physio No Comments

Snow shovelling. A Canadian right of passage? Canada’s unofficial winter sport? Love it or hate it, nearly all of us (usually begrudgingly) have picked up a shovel at one point to move the white stuff off our sidewalks and driveways. As a form of physical activity, snow shovelling places considerable demand on the body’s cardiovascular […]

I Pee When I Jump… I Pee All The Time
Posted on: December 14th, 2016 by Resolve Physio No Comments

Women commonly come into the clinic telling me about how they pee when the run, do jumping jacks, or when they sneeze, and say “but I’ve had children, so it’s normal”, or “I’ve always leaked a little with activity”.  Or, women come into the clinic and tell me about how they pee every hour or […]

Resolve Physio and Wellness is Helping the #YEG Foodbank!
Posted on: November 30th, 2016 by Resolve Physio No Comments

From Dec 1-20 2016, Resolve Physio and Wellness is donating $25.00 from every 1 hour massage provided during this period to the #YEG foodbank!  Call 780 395 9170 to book your appointment. We are also accepting food donations during this period.  The most needed items are: Beans with or without pork Canned meat Canned fish […]

Fruit: to eat or not to eat?
Posted on: October 12th, 2016 by Resolve Physio No Comments

Lately, fruit has been on the ‘Don’t eat list’. Many diet books have raised concern that the sugar and carbohydrate in fruit can prevent weight loss or even make you fat. So is this true? It may be true if fruits are ingested in excessive amounts. For example, ingesting a dozen apples provides 1140 Calories! […]

Why You Need a Movement Screen
Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by Resolve Physio No Comments

“Athletes who move better have the potential to improve over athletes that have a movement screen that is poor or shows significant asymmetries” – Todd Arnold Do you move properly? Could you be performing better? How do you know? How can you find out? Qualified therapists can efficiently assess movement to identify dysfunction and asymmetries […]

The Benefits of Cupping Therapy
Posted on: August 10th, 2016 by Resolve Physio No Comments

You may have heard a lot about cupping after seeing Michael Phelp’s shoulder at the Olympics.  Cupping is a treatment used to relieve pain, loosen the muscles, enhance circulation, remove toxins and induce relaxation. Cups are suctioned to the skin so that that blood and lymph can move into the tissue, clearing out any stagnations […]

Better Yoga Through Acupuncture
Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Resolve Physio No Comments

Have you ever thought about how acupuncture can improve your yoga? Together they are both highly beneficial practices that move the blood and energy (qi) in the body. Unfortunately, when we are hurt or recovering from exercise, qi and blood flow can stagnate resulting in the muscles becoming tight and torn during the healing process. […]

A Message to the Hair Stylists: You Don’t Have to Go Home in Pain!
Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by Resolve Physio No Comments

At the end of the day, do you feel like you have knots all over your upper back and shoulders? Do you have aches and pains all over your body? Hair stylists often don’t get recognized for how physically demanding their job can be. From being constantly on your feet, looking down at your client’s […]

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