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July 5, 2017
Arthritis: What is it? What can I do to manage it?
Stiff joints holding you back from doing what you want to do? It turns out you’re not alone. In ...read more
June 20, 2017
Lets get kids active over the summer break!
It is evident that kids are becoming more inactive then ever before. Video games, TV, computer and other electronics ...read more
April 29, 2017
What is IMS? Does Optimum Offer IMS?
Intramuscular Stimulation, or IMS, is a therapeutic treatment that involves the insertion of fine acupuncture needles into tight bands ...read more
April 2, 2017
Hurting? Try ART
Nagging injury or soreness hindering your work or activities of enjoyment?  Try Active Release Techniques or ART as it ...read more
July 5, 2017
Arthritis: What is it? What can I do to manage it?
Stiff joints holding you back from doing what you want to do? It turns out you’re not alone. In Canada, 20.4% of Canadians aged 15 and older report that they have been diagnosed with arthritis by a health professional (1). Arthritis simply means “inflammation of the joint”. From a clinical perspective, this inflammation presents as pain or discomfort, stiffness, redness, and/or swelling ...read more ›
June 20, 2017
Lets get kids active over the summer break!
It is evident that kids are becoming more inactive then ever before. Video games, TV, computer and other electronics are equaling more screen time than active play time amongst the youth population. Parents need to understand that for optimal health in children and youth, they need to sweat, step, sleep and sit the right amounts ...read more ›
April 29, 2017
What is IMS? Does Optimum Offer IMS?
Intramuscular Stimulation, or IMS, is a therapeutic treatment that involves the insertion of fine acupuncture needles into tight bands of muscle to both diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions, such as nerve irritation, muscular strains, overuse injuries, headaches, and joint dysfunction.  Although it shares with Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture (TCM) the use of acupuncture needles as a therapy, ...read more ›
April 2, 2017
Hurting? Try ART
Nagging injury or soreness hindering your work or activities of enjoyment?  Try Active Release Techniques or ART as it is commonly known as.  It is a specific soft tissue system/ movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis ...read more ›