When it comes to your body what type of car would you describe it as? A Ferrari? Lamborghini? Commodore? Or maybe just a beaten up old Datsun? Our bodies can be compared to certain cars much more closely than you think. One common question I get asked in clinic all the time is “How long
So you have neck pain or back pain and you have tried a few different things that simply haven’t worked. What else can you try? We know that the pain in your neck, upper and mid back and along the shoulders is irritating and distracting – sometimes causing aching pain and discomfort between the shoulder
So what exactly is Cupping? Cupping is an ancient medicinal modality that is used today in a more modern form by our Myotherapists at Thrive Health Co. with an aim in improving the musculoskeletal system function.
If you’ve experienced shoulder pain you would know how irritating it can be – sometimes causing radiating pain out from the shoulder to the neck or back or down the arm, affecting your ability to lift the arm up without pain, put your coat on, sleep on the affected side, carry bags and luggage, work
Why does my Myotherapist use Dry Needling and what is it? Dry Needling involves inserting very small acupuncture needles into the skin, muscles or ligaments in the body to create a response. The term “dry” refers to the fact the needle has no liquid being injected, rather the needle itself mechanically stimulating different body parts.
I have shoulder pain… so why are you checking my neck and back? Shoulder pain is a common reason for our patients to seek help from the team at Thrive Health Co. More often than not, there is more to a shoulder injury than meets the eye. Our shoulders are complex joints with lots of
Standing Desks…. Are they just a fad or are they really worth the investment? Standing desks have gained a lot of popularity over the past few years and I am constantly getting asked whether they are worth the investment. Simply put, no one position for too long is a good thing, but I think like
How to Choose the Right Health Care Provider for Your Injury! As many of you already know, we are very fortunate at Thrive Health Co. to have an amazing array of practitioners with their own unique skill sets to get you feeling great in as short of a time as possible. The question still remains
At Thrive Health Co. we would say approximately 90% of our patients admit to sitting with poor posture and they all agree it causes or aggravates their back pain. Did you know, we spend up to 80% of our day sitting down; working at the computer, watching television, eating meals, work meetings and so on.