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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:...

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Busting Common Myths About Body Treatments

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

April 5, 2018

It's myth busting time! 1) Can you ask questions during your treatment? 2) Deep tissue massage vs. therapeutic massage 3) Post-treatment comments: ...

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Acupuncture & Massage is for Kids too!​

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

April 15, 2018

Hi there, it's Constance with BodyTx Massage and Health. I wanted to talk to you today, about a question that was posed to us by one of our clients, and I thought that it would be relevant to mention it to everyone, which is whether your children can come in for treatments, for massage therapy, or for acupuncture. And the answer is yes. ...

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A Pleasant Surprise!

Sarah Gandey, Registered Acupuncturist 

April 18, 2018

We're here today to discuss the number one fear around acupuncture and that is needles. Not very many people love them. We usually have a traumatizing experience as a child with blood draws or immunizations where we've had a painful experience. ...

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Springtime

Sarah Gandey, Registered Acupuncturist

April 24, 2018

so it's spring, spring is a time for cleansing and rejuvenation for overall health. Our bodies energies are trying to change from our winter energies. Winter, our energies are moving inwards and slowing down. ...

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Cupping Therapy

Sarah Gandey, Registered Acupuncturist

April 24, 2018

I'm here to talk to you about cupping today and the differences between the different types, some that you may have had, and what you will experience here...

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Mobile Massage

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

May 22, 2018

Hi everyone, it's Constance with Body TX Massage and Health. Hope everyone had a great May long weekend...

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Self Care

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

June 1, 2018

Hi everyone. It's Constance with BodyTx Massage and Health. I'm outside here enjoying some nature, and having some time to reflect just on things that I like to take some time out for myself ....

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What Stretching Really Is

Constance Kam, Registered Massage Therapist

June 6, 2018

I just wanted to talk today a little bit about the topic of stretching, just talking about what it is, what it actually means, whether we should been ...