Can Massage Therapy Improve Your Sleep?

Big project at work? You probably don't think twice about staying up late or getting up early to finish the task at hand. Sick kids? Ask any Mom or Dad, and they will quickly admit they sacrifice sleep to ensure the little ones are surrounded with love and attention. It should come as no surprise [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Can Massage Therapy Improve Your Sleep?

Words of Wisdom

Visitors to the Life Therapies clinic might have noticed the little positive words written on the chalk board in our waiting area. While sometimes the messages can be profound, other times they might simply be a reminder to share positivity, happiness and ... a smile!   Have a favourite saying, quote or message you want [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Words of Wisdom

Action for Happiness – April Calendar

For the last few months, we have been sharing the monthly Action for Happiness calendar. It appears that many of our social media followers love the calendar. So much so, they download, print and post a copy on their community bulletin boards at work. These comments reminded all of us here at Life Therapies that even what [...]

By |April 4th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Action for Happiness – April Calendar

Post-Easter TLC at Life Therapies

In need of a little post-Easter TLC? The practitioners at Life Therapies Ottawa have you covered! Trevor Nootenboom (Osteopathy/Massage Therapy), Elsa Ramstein (Osteopathy), Jagisha Sekhri (Physiotherapy) and Hilary Shuttleworth (Massage Therapy) each have a few openings available on Monday, April 2nd. Book now to secure your spot! Book Online: https://www.lifetherapies.ca/book-online/   At our multidisciplinary clinic in [...]

By |April 1st, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Post-Easter TLC at Life Therapies

Paediatric Massage Therapy at Ottawa’s Life Therapies Clinic

DID YOU KNOW... Children have their own special health care needs. Which is why Paediatric Massage Therapy is highly regarded as a treatment that provides infants, children and youth with positive and nurturing touch. By addressing bodily impairments, including muscle pain, growth pains, sleep disturbances, and other discomforts, a paediatric massage therapist can also use [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Paediatric Massage Therapy at Ottawa’s Life Therapies Clinic

Post-March Break Massage Therapy

If you find you or your family needs a little TLC after a week of March Break activities, be sure to book a massage with one of our amazing practitioners: Sarah Richardson, Hilary Shutleworth, Andrew Chapman, and Dawn Ham. Our team of amazing practitioners is committed to helping families - from infants to toddlers, youth [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Post-March Break Massage Therapy

Welcome Kimberly Robertson and Bharat Sekhri to the Life Therapies Team

✨ Welcome Kimberly Robertson and Bharat Sekhri ✨ We are delighted to introduce two new practitioners who have joined the Life Therapies team! Kimberly is a Registered Kinesiologist and Osteopathic Thesis Candidate who has a deep passion and interest in holistic health and wellness. Through her holistic approach to treatment, each patient will benefit from the expertise she brings [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Welcome Kimberly Robertson and Bharat Sekhri to the Life Therapies Team

Heart Health Month – Make Time For Massage Therapy

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. It is the second leading cause of death in Canada. While Heart Health Month might be coming to a close, the team from Life Therapies wants to remind everyone that when it comes to heart health, small changes can contribute to BIG impacts. Long-term strategies are the [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Heart Health Month – Make Time For Massage Therapy

Osteopathy Can Help With Breastfeeding

Did you know osteopathy can help with breastfeeding? If your baby has an issue with latching on, an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner can help by treating the surrounding areas that may be causing this problem such as the neck, the throat and the jaw. Your practitioner will use gentle hands on techniques aiming at releasing any [...]

By |February 7th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Osteopathy Can Help With Breastfeeding

Scar Tissue

Scar Tissue by Trevor Nootenboom What is a scar?  If you are reading this, you probably have at least one visible scar somewhere on your body.  Scars are usually a result of an injury or a surgical procedure. Many scars, especially surgical scars, are like icebergs in that we only see the part on the [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Services|Comments Off on Scar Tissue