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Nov. 20, 2018

Montreal researchers explain how your muscles form

In a recent article published in Nature Communications, an international team of researchers discovered two proteins essential to the development of skeletal muscle.

Lifting weights to reduce risk of heart attack

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 per cent.

Joint mobilization plus exercise can effectively treat knee osteoarthritis

An intervention combining passive joint mobilization to realign the patellar (kneecap) position, along with exercise to maintain it, can reduce pain and improve function and quality in life in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
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Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual Therapists

The latest edition of this highly successful volume presents a unique understanding of the role of fascia in healthy movement and postural distortion which is of vital importance to bodyworkers and movement therapists worldwide.

Fully updated with the latest scientific research, the book presents a unique ‘whole systems’ view of myofascial/locomotor anatomy in which the body-wide connections among the muscles within the fascial net are described in detail.

Using the metaphor of railway or train lines, the book explains how patterns of strain communicate through the myofascial ‘webbing’, contributing to movement stability and postural compensation.
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In the Lymelight: Managing Lyme disease

For Ashley Short, a certified holistic nutritionist and clinical herbalist, exposure to ticks took her life in an unexpected direction. She was diagnosed with Lyme disease and put her energy into creating positive change for others. At Earth Kisses Sky, a massage and acupuncture clinic located in Stoney Creek, Ont., co-founder Short and founder, Tijen Yalchin (R. Ac., RMT), decided to put Lyme disease at the forefront, with 50 per cent of Short’s clientele seeking treatment for Lyme-related symptoms. » Learn more

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Jan. 19, 2019
Red Deer, Alberta
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Jan. 27, 2019
Location: Vaughan, Ontario
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Feb. 1-3, 2018
Location: Saskatoon
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