Pain: It’s Not Just In Your Head

Yes, I am a physiotherapist. A movement specialist. I assess your mobility. Your pain. Your muscle imbalances. And yes, my goal is to get you back to your best physical state. But my patients are often surprised to hear me ask about their diet, sleep and stressors during their assessment. Many of them are not thrilled when I encourage them … Read More

Why I Left My Family and Job to Run Away To Panama

I’m not proud to share this. I yelled at my son.   Not a slightly-raised-voice yell but a foot-stomping-fists-clenched-teeth-bared yell.   My son is not yet two. It was neither his fault nor my finest moment.   After yelling at him I sank to the floor and ugly cried. I did not comfort him despite his quivering bottom lip. Instead … Read More

2018 Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Every year around this time I start to rack my brain for thoughtful gifts for my loved ones, friends and colleagues. The problem I struggle with is that in this digital age where everything is just a click away, most people just tend to buy what they want for themselves when they need it. The days of coveting something really … Read More

This Year, Start to Exercise BEFORE the New Year

I hate to say it, but we are less than two months out before the start of 2019! It might be cliché to have a resolution around getting back to exercise, or increasing the frequency of your weekly exercise routine, but I think it’s a great one, to be honest! Why not spend time working on yourself? Why not work … Read More

Not Sleeping? Your Exhaustion May be Sabotaging Your Rehab

Ahh yes, the seemingly elusive ‘quality sleep’. Many years may have passed since you were last able to get a full nights’ sleep, or at least string a few restful nights together. Yet despite this being a lot of people’s ‘regular’ (…if being a zombie is ‘regular’), what do most of us do about it? My best guess: not a … Read More

Prevent Cold and Flu with Massage

Summer is now behind us and fall has arrived. Fall is a beautiful time of year. Nature’s colours are changing around us as the air becomes cool and fresh. For many people however, the change in weather can lessen their physical activity, create more muscle and joint pain, and seasonal colds and flus can set in. What can you do … Read More

Introducing Body Co.

Have you noticed our new look? If you have visited our Instagram or facebook pages recently you may have noticed some flashes of our new logo, new name and some pretty new images. Aside from the vanity of a facelift, you may also be wondering why we are messing with a good thing? Why am I going out of my … Read More

Fertility Issues, Digestive Trouble or Pelvic Pain? Try Abdominal Massage.

The beauty of working with talented practitioners on the cutting edge of their fields is that I get to learn something everyday. Most recently, our RMT Heather Heaney, introduced me to abdominal massage, something I had never thought about before when considering massage therapy. As Heather explained, this powerful form of massage can have a significant impact on fertility, digestion … Read More