15
    Apr

    What are Good Yoga Poses for your Posture?

    Slouching over a smartphone, sitting at a desk all day, or even just things in your everyday life can negatively affect your posture. It’s easy to not have correct posture and not be aware of it. Poor posture can result in back pain, aches in your neck, and loss of energy....
    24
    Mar

    What is a Sports Massage?

    We know that athletes can be more susceptible to injury and sore muscles due to having too much physical activity or sometimes just getting an injury during their sporting activity. A sports massage can help with not only relieving those injuries or sore muscles but to help...
    04
    Dec

    Massage and Remedial Exercises – Erica Whitman

    Most people think that massage therapists are only good for the hands for an hour. After that, they are on their own. This is not true. All massage therapists take in school training on stretches and strengthening. We are able to provide home care work for the client to do at...
    20
    Oct

    Adductor Muscles – Nicole Gillett

    Your adductor muscles are found on your inner thigh. Your adductors are made up of 6 small muscles: Adductor magnus (this muscle has a hamstring part and adductor part), gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis, obturator externus, pectineus, and adductor minimus (also...
    24
    Jul

    Hip flexor strain – Sarah Fischer

    Hip flexor strain: something I have been treating a lot of lately so I thought I would have a little blog moment about it. Hip flexors bring your knee toward your chest, in small or big movements. The main muscles involved in this movement are psoas major, iliacus, rectus femoris...
    12
    Jun

    Piriformis Muscle – Sarah Fischer

    I can’t say why it is, but for some reason the piriformis muscle is one of my favorite muscles, that’s right, I have my favorites. This muscle attaches to your sacrum, around the 2nd to 4th segment and then distally attaches to your greater trochanter, which can be...
    17
    Mar

    Don’t Forget to Stretch! – Kayla Magee

    Tomorrow it is officially March everyone! Winter is finally almost over, just a few more weeks.  I know there are a lot of people who have been hitting the gym lately to get in shape for bikini season.  I know I have been doing the same thing since December. I noticed that I...
    29
    Jan

    “First World Problems” Massage – Erica Whitman

    Are you suffering from shoulder tension and headaches? Does your forearms and hands hurt? You may be spending too much time texting or too much time on the computer. But don’t worry… you are not alone. This “phenomenon” has been sweeping across North...
    22
    Nov

    Massage Therapy and Office Workers

    Author: Nicole Gillett, RMT, Adica Massage Clinic, Fredericton Over the past four and a half years of being a RMT, I have seen many different types of clients as well as clients with different occupations. The most common occupation is office workers, which means working on a...