Pandemic life has led to an uptick in work from home set ups that are less than ideal ergonomically, coupled with increased stress and more time in front of our devices. So it doesn’t come as a surprise to me that so many people are experiencing new pains and strains in their wrists, arms and shoulders lately. I have been seeing a rise in overuse injuries and tendinitis and wanted to share a few insights, care tips and how massage alleviates some of this pain. Tendonitis is…
Why massage might be one of the better ways to care for seasonal depression Did you know that the skin is the largest organ in the human body? Not only does the skin act as a protective barrier between us and the outer world, but it is also packed with touch receptors. Each fingertip has 3,000 touch receptors! Each hand has approximately 100,000 nerves. While areas like the back are less sensitive than the hands, every square inch of our skin has the capacity to convey inform
Where are you located? | Où vous situez-vous? NDG / Westmount, Montreal Quebec The exact address is shared upon appointment confirmation. No drop-ins or unconfirmed appointments at this time. Pandemic restrictions make it impossible to manage safely. | NDG / Westmount, Montreal Quebec L'adresse exacte est communiquée lors de la confirmation du rendez-vous. Pas de rendez-vous non confirmés pour le moment. Les restrictions en cas de pandémie rendent impossible une gestion sûre.
COMMITMENT TO YOUR HEALTH & WELL-BEING I am committed to sourcing and following the highest standards and practices available in the massage therapy industry. As I practice in Quebec, I am also following and regularly checking the recommendations of Institut National de la Santé publique du Québec (National Institute of Public Health of Québec (INSPQ), the Québec government, and the CNESST. My professional association's recommendations are here. My Preparation Process I stay
Until there are effective containment and prevention measures adopted by all, treatments, and or a cure/vaccine, many activities around our world will be disrupted till further notice to protect the lives of the most vulnerable and the health of all. Massage therapists are not currently permitted to practice with the public in the province of Quebec at this time. This will remain the case until lockdown measures are lifted, refined and or it is considered safe to do touch-ba
At this point, most of us have heard that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting the elderly and most vulnerable members of our communities around the world. Here are some tips from the World Health Organization about how to care for our elders with whom we live, those elders who are living alone, and if you are an elder, how to protect yourself in the coming weeks and months. What are some other ways we can support our elders through this time? If you don't live with can y