Stroke Recovery & Physiotherapy

{DID YOU KNOW} Physiotherapy can help you or your loved one recover from a stroke. Physiotherapists play an integral role in stroke recovery and can help improve the lives of those who have suffered a stroke. Here are some of the ways physiotherapists provide assistance: 1. Physiotherapists are a key member of a healthcare team. [...]

By |January 8th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Stroke Recovery & Physiotherapy

Life Therapies Gives Back with Ottawa’s Caring & Sharing Exchange

Christina, Elliot, Tamara and their 3 children (Victoria, Avery, and Cameron, and one on the way), as well as Elliot’s father, Mitch joined countless other volunteers this morning at Landsdown for the annual @CS_Exchange Caring and Sharing Exchange. In addition to helping pack food hampers for Ottawa families in need, Life Therapies also donated $1000. Want [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on Life Therapies Gives Back with Ottawa’s Caring & Sharing Exchange

Ottawa’s Life Therapies Clinic Treats Pain Naturally

At Ottawa's Life Therapies clinic, our practitioners thrive on helping YOU master the art of pain-free living. Our multidisciplinary clinic offers a combination of natural and traditional therapeutic services that treat the body as a whole. Services include Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage, Acupuncture, Yoga, and Accupressure. Because we understand how the body's systems [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on Ottawa’s Life Therapies Clinic Treats Pain Naturally

Recipe: Healthy & Flavourful Instant Pot Lentil Gumbo

SNAPPY INSTANT POT LENTIL GUMBO {VEGAN} PHOTO BY LINDSAY COTTER Snow is on the ground. The chill is in the air. Here in Ottawa, this can only mean one thing: it's time to start making rich, hearty and healthy soups and stews! What better way to kick off December and the holiday season [...]

By |November 30th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on Recipe: Healthy & Flavourful Instant Pot Lentil Gumbo

Osteopathy at Ottawa’s Life Therapies Clinic

Osteopathy is a non-invasive, manual health care that focuses on the patient as a whole. By addressing the structural mis-alignments of the body, manual osteopathy can affect physiological function and metabolic processes, ultimately allowing manual osteopathy to help treat diseases and dysfunctions that affect the organs, the hormones, the nervous system, and the body as [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on Osteopathy at Ottawa’s Life Therapies Clinic

Massage Therapy Helps Ease Symptoms of Depression

Depression is a common yet serious mental health condition that comes in many forms. Not everyone suffers from the same side effects of depression, but common symptoms include hopelessness, loss of sleep, low fatigue, to overall aches and physical pain. And just as symptoms vary from person to person, so do the actual diagnoses - including [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on Massage Therapy Helps Ease Symptoms of Depression

What is Manual Osteopathy?

Here at Life Therapies, we are often asked "What is Manual Osteopathy?" Manual Osteopathic Practitioners are educated and trained to work exclusively without the use of drugs or surgery by using manual methods for structural assessment and treatment. This is the predominant method of education worldwide (outside of the USA) and it is what is [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on What is Manual Osteopathy?

Life Therapies at Tastes of Wellington West 2017

WOW! We had a terrific turnout to Tastes of Wellington on Saturday. Hundreds of people put their name in the draw to win free massages for a year with Katrina Sewylo, RMT and one lucky winner received the amazing news! The face painters, Melissa and Laura, were absolutely amazing and we loved seeing the smiling, [...]

By |September 18th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on Life Therapies at Tastes of Wellington West 2017

Osteopathy & Headaches by Elsa Ramstein, DOMP

In Osteopathy, headaches are a common symptoms that we come across. There are many types and causes of headaches and clients often wonder if they are suffering from a bad headache or a migraine. What is the differences between migraines and headaches? Migraines are believed to be due to a widening of the blood vessels [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Services|Comments Off on Osteopathy & Headaches by Elsa Ramstein, DOMP