Gains Without Pain: How to Safely Return to Sport & Fitness

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Recently, Body Co’s own chiropractor Dr. Peter Johnston and I (physiotherapist, Jordan Fortuna) got together to discuss the basic principles around evaluating/managing your workout routine in order to maximize the effectiveness of your program. Whether you are a seasoned vet or a rookie in the sport and fitness world, the principles we discussed are applicable across the board and can … Read More

How Does Massage Therapy Help with Scar Tissue

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What is scar tissue? Scar tissue is made up of collagen fibres. Collagen fibres are fibrous connective tissue that is less elastic than muscle tissue.  When you have had surgery or an injury, collagen fibres are laid down to help heal the body.  Since the collagen fibres are less elastic than other tissue, scar tissue can lead to adhesions and … Read More