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Safely and Naturally Assisting Pregnant Moms

Sarah Gandey, Registered Acupuncturist

April 21, 2017

Acupuncture is one part of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that treats conditions through the insertion of fine sterile disposable needles into targeted acupuncture points on the body. Its practice stimulates the body’s natural healing process. As such, acupuncture is an ideal treatment for moms-to-be and new mothers, as it can help women maintain a healthy state with a safe, effective and drug free alternative....

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Neck and Shoulder Pain from Vehicle Headrests

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

May 13, 2017

They’re designed to protect you in the event of a vehicle incident, but they’re causing a problem...

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Acupuncture for Mental Health

Sarah Gandey, Registered Acupuncturist

May 29, 2017

Acupuncture can affect all major body systems and organs, including the brain and endocrine systems, both of which are responsible for maintaining the balance of body chemicals linked to mental health....

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Removing Toxins with Cupping

Sarah Gandey, Registered Acupuncturist

June 22, 2017

Cupping is a beneficial modality in Traditional Chinese Medicine that is used by most acupuncturists. It is used to detoxify and promote blood circulation......

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5 Ways to Ruin a Great Session

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

September 1, 2017

We post a lot about the many benefits of acupuncture, massage and holistic health treatments through our clinic. But there are few things to avoid before, during, or after your treatment, lest you ruin the many wonderful effects of the treatment! We do NOT recommend the following:...

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Why Do We Give "Homework"?

Marisa Elliott, Registered Massage Therapist

October 15, 2017

Ever wonder why some therapists give you homecare and why some don’t? At BodyTx we believe in providing our clients with the knowledge and skills to assist in their healing and help them maintain their day to day living with as little discomfort as possible...

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What's Driving the Pain?

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

January 4, 2018

From the gas pedal to the curve of the seat, issues such as sciatica and piriformis syndrome can develop or exacerbate existing symptoms. After working with many clients who do plenty of driving, we’ve developed a few driving tips to keep in mind:...