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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.

Rehabilitative Benefits of Kinesio Taping

  Andrea Brennan, who recently joined Lifemoves© is a certified provider of the Kinesio Taping method which has become a worldwide treatment phenomenon within the sports medicine and athletic communities in recent years.  We will be introducing this treatment modality to our North Vancouver and Coquitlam locations. I have seen this therapeutic tape in a […]

Connecting Practicing Kinesiologists with Students during Kinesiology Week

October 21st, the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) along with the UBC’s Human Kinetics Department hosted a free continuing education session at the Irving K. Barber Centre. This session was part of the National Kinesiology Week celebrations and was meant to introduce students to practicing kinesiologists and their career options while providing an opportunity […]

Learning to Relieve Trigger Points in the Neck and Shoulders

Senior Man Stretching After Run Sun

Through education and years of experience Alfred has learned how to alleviate trigger points in the neck, shoulders and upper-back to reduce pain associated with soft tissue. William Nunh’s on Trigger Point and techniques for Migraines and Shoulder Pain course was a follow up to two course that he took last September.The class was small enough […]

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 […]

Relieve Trigger Points to Overcome Soft-Tissue Pain

RAD Roller Back

Disclaimer: This post is not intended as medical advice. This post is for educational purposes only. There are many factors that can produce myofascial pain, including stress. If you have numbness, tingling, headaches, dizziness or other symptoms, please see your primary care provider first to determine or eliminate possible other causesNot many people know that […]