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Daily life can be stressful, we all know that! But there are tons of techniques and strategies you can put into action to help you combat those stressors. What’s the most effective stress-relief technique you’ve tried? Let us know in the comments below!

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Did you know that massage has been used through the years as treatment for numerous medical conditions? Back in 460 BC, Hippocrates was noted saying that “The physician must be experienced in many things, but assuredly in rubbing.”

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Feeling a little stressed today? You can get instant relief by using this easy technique. Focus on a key point of your body – it can be your forehead, your shoulders, your feet, or anything you feel needs attention. Tense the muscles in the area and hold for 10 long seconds. Then slowly release the tension and assume a relaxed …

Question #1

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There are so many different kinds of massage, from the staple Swedish massage to the historic Traditional Thai. Each one presents its own benefits and advantages. Which one is your favourite type of massage and why? We’d love to find out!

Did You Know? #2

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Massage isn’t a contemporary invention – it’s been around since 2330 BC! Scientists and researchers believe that the earliest reference to massage came from the tomb of Akmanthor, one of the royalties in Egypt. The image depicts two men getting their hands and feet apparently massaged by enslaved workers.

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Your feet are probably tired from walking around all day. To get instant relief, stroke the sole of your foot with your thumb and proceed all the way from heel to toe in a straight line. Go back and forth in a rhythmic pattern and apply pressure as necessary. Do it alone, or with a friend and give yourself a …

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Did you know that every medical condition known to man has been seen to improve when management incorporates massage? This is because massage aims to achieve holistic improvement by incorporating techniques that balance the body, mind, and soul.

Robin S Sharma Says…

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A massage is more than just another way to feel relief. Robin S. Sharma once said, “I take a massage each week. This isn’t an indulgence. It’s an investment for your full creative expression, productivity, passion, and sustained good health.

IG: Happy Weekend Beautiful World!😊 THL is happy to announce its registration with Telus Health e-Claims Solutions.🙌🏽 We can now bill your insurance company directly and save your upfront out of pocket expense, which enables you to receive treatment #now instead of #later 👌🏾 #BOOKONLINE now and start experiencing the benefits of pain free movement! #THL #thehealinglotus #toronto #ottawa #massage #massagetherapy #manualtherapy #health #wellness #fitness #instafit #selfcare #relax #gymlife #fitlife #fitfam #holistic #health #wellbeing #business #entrepreneur #workhard

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Happy Weekend Beautiful World!😊 THL is happy to announce its registration with Telus Health e-Claims Solutions.🙌🏽 We can now bill your insurance company directly and save your upfront out of pocket expense, which enables you to receive treatment #now instead of #later 👌🏾 #BOOKONLINE now and start experiencing the benefits of pain free movement!
#THL #thehealinglotus #toronto #ottawa #massage #massagetherapy #manualtherapy #health #wellness #fitness #instafit #selfcare #relax #gymlife #fitlife #fitfam #holistic #health #wellbeing #business #entrepreneur #workhard

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So, you’ve found yourself in need of a well-deserved massage. You looked up the nearby massages in Toronto or Vancouver and quickly picked a service provider off of a list. You booked an appointment, made your way to the facility, got the massage, and found yourself heading home an hour later. It wasn’t exactly what you expected – the masseuse …

IG: Plantar Fasciitis! An athletes Achilles heel… It’s not enough to treat the foot itself and release all the adhesions/restrictions surrounding the inflamed tissue. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar (bottom surface) of the foot caused by repetitive overuse activities. The dense connective tissue undergoes mini tears which then lead to strain and flare up of the surrounding sheath and tissues. When treating plantar fasciitis in particular it’s important to look at the entire back line fascially and note the line of imbalance. How many joints are involved from top to bottom on one side with overlapping muscles crossing each joint? How are those joints related? Which of those joints will most likely take the weight of compensation after injury? What postural habits are forming? What postural habits/activities led to this injury? We always look up & down! No matter how minute you may feel your condition is. Some of the structures we may target when treating plantar fasciitis include but aren’t limited to: -calves -hamstrings -glutes -IT band -Peroneals -quads -posterior thorax -foot intrinsics -TFL etc Don’t worry about these names, all you need to know is if we aren’t directly on your sore foot, we are still working on your sore foot!✊🏽 There is more than one way to the top of the mountain, at THL, we place Trekkers at key points at the bottom surrounding the mountain and move up👌🏾😁🙌🏽 #globaltherapy #globalvision #THL #thehealinglotus #massage #massagetherapy #manualtherapy #toronto #ottawa #rehab #fitness #wellness #wellbeing #selfcare #run #active #lifestyle

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Plantar Fasciitis!
An athletes Achilles heel… It’s not enough to treat the foot itself and release all the adhesions/restrictions surrounding the inflamed tissue.
Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar (bottom surface) of the foot caused by repetitive overuse activities. The dense connective tissue undergoes mini tears which then lead to strain and flare up of the surrounding sheath and tissues.

When treating plantar fasciitis in particular it’s important to look at the entire back line fascially and note the line of imbalance.

How many joints are involved from top to bottom on one side with overlapping muscles crossing each joint? How are those joints related? Which of those joints will most likely take the weight of compensation after injury? What postural habits are forming? What postural habits/activities led to this injury?

We always look up & down! No matter how minute you may feel your condition is. Some of the structures we may target when treating plantar fasciitis include but aren’t limited to: -calves
-hamstrings
-glutes
-IT band
-Peroneals
-quads
-posterior thorax
-foot intrinsics
-TFL etc
Don’t worry about these names, all you need to know is if we aren’t directly on your sore foot, we are still working on your sore foot!✊🏽 There is more than one way to the top of the mountain, at THL, we place Trekkers at key points at the bottom surrounding the mountain and move up👌🏾😁🙌🏽 #globaltherapy #globalvision #THL #thehealinglotus #massage #massagetherapy #manualtherapy #toronto #ottawa #rehab #fitness #wellness #wellbeing #selfcare #run #active #lifestyle

IG: So who massages the massage therapist?💭 The irony is I am still searching for a quality mobile therapist🙈 My special lotus of the day is @eleanorescott.rmt.toronto 🙌🏽❤️ As therapists we get lost in our clients pains and forget our own. A broken therapist is not an effective one☝🏼️🙅🏽 I finally set aside the time today that I have been neglecting for myself and let Eleanor work her magic. You can catch her on Wed-Sun at Continuum Wellness Clinic Toronto. Patiently waiting for her to offer mobile services…💭💭💭💭😋 Thank you for sharing your energy and therapeutic touch with me! You are very talented and in tune with your abilities as a therapist, friend & colleague. I’ll be back for more! Self care is health care💆🏽👷🏽 #THL #thehealinglotus #RMT #massage #therapy #wellness #holistic #self #care #health #fitness #toronto #manualtherapy #relax #globalvision

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So who massages the massage therapist?💭 The irony is I am still searching for a quality mobile therapist🙈

My special lotus of the day is @eleanorescott.rmt.toronto 🙌🏽❤️ As therapists we get lost in our clients pains and forget our own.
A broken therapist is not an effective one☝🏼️🙅🏽 I finally set aside the time today that I have been neglecting for myself and let Eleanor work her magic.
You can catch her on Wed-Sun at Continuum Wellness Clinic Toronto.

Patiently waiting for her to offer mobile services…💭💭💭💭😋 Thank you for sharing your energy and therapeutic touch with me! You are very talented and in tune with your abilities as a therapist, friend & colleague. I’ll be back for more!

Self care is health care💆🏽👷🏽 #THL #thehealinglotus #RMT #massage #therapy #wellness #holistic #self #care #health #fitness #toronto #manualtherapy #relax #globalvision