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How to Take Infrared Therapy on the Road with Comfort

FIRMA Wear Examples Walking on Trail

You’ve probably already heard that far-infrared therapy saunas benefit those with chronic health conditions, but do you know that you can have similar results anywhere you travel? FIRMA Energy has a line of compression wear and far-infrared therapy clothing that integrates far-infrared (FIR) technology directly into the weave of the fabric. This enables you to leave the sauna at home while you’re on the road.

Should I Have Joint Replacement Surgery?

Knee Joint Replacement X-Ray

Some clients have asked whether or not they should have a joint replacement. This is a difficult and personal decision. Determining whether or not someone needs a joint replacement requires a thorough health and lifestyle assessment along with diagnostics such as an MRI and X-ray with a surgical consultation.Since, Kinesiologists are not surgeons and cannot […]

Living with Chronic Pain Forum in West Vancouver

Nov 13, 2010 – West Vancouver. A forum on living with chronic pain at the Kay Meek Center was hosted by Pain BC and Chronic Pain Association of Canada for the general public. After training two clients in the morning, I arrived in the afternoon with just enough time to quickly browse the information booths […]

An Engaging Exploration of Upper Body Flexibility

Reduce Neck Pain with Office Stretches

In August 2008, Alfred attended the Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) Level II Lower Body workshop in Arizona. Using the techniques he learned there he helped his clients reduce hip, knee and ankle pain, move more freely, perform better in sports and walk better. Since then, he felt there was something missing. By focusing mostly on […]

Trigger Recovery With These Effective Techniques

RAD Roller Back

In 2009, Kinesiologist Alfred Ball took part in a workshop taught by William Hunh and hosted by Healing Through Movement at Douglas College.Initially, the course explained what trigger points are and how they produce more than just referral myofascial pain. The second portion allowed for brief exploration of how to discover trigger points on clients’ bodies using different […]