Ottawa is home to some impressive walking paths and hiking trails, yet it was noted during the election these area are often "underused"? In chatting about this topic at the Life Therapies clinic, we came to realize that perhaps the newfound notion of what is means to "exercise" might be discouraging to those who could [...]
The Cat in the Hat knows how to make Halloween fun for everyone! Be sure to pop into Life Therapies with your little ones today and enjoy a visit with Cat in the Hat, Thing One, Thing Two and other Seuss friends, along with a few special friends from Hogwarts.
Elliot, Tamara, Trevor, and Dawn enjoyed talking with their Wellington West neighbours on Saturday afternoon during the 2018 edition of Tastes of Wellington. “Tastes” is a one day celebration of everything wonderful that happens along Wellington West, in Hintonburg and Wellington Village! It's a perfect way for members of the community-at-large to discover all [...]
Life Therapies is honoured to have been a sponsor of the inaugural Walk of Light in support the "Can't Dim My Light" foundation. Can’t Dim My Light was started by Melinda and Erik Karlsson because of a desire to bring awareness to bullying and cyber bullying in hopes of breaking down barriers and promoting inclusion, [...]
One of the keys to helping heal a concussion is rest. Not just physical rest, but mental rest as well. Connect with the team at Life Therapies and ask us how our practitioners can help manage concussion, traumatic brain injury and post-concussion syndrome. PHYSIOTHERAPY What is our role as physiotherapists in concussion management and how [...]
Welcome, students! At the Life Therapies clinic in Wellington West Village, we know how hard it can be to find a new practitioner when you relocate to a city for the school year. Open six days a week, with early morning and late evening appointments, our team is committed to ensuring you can book an [...]
Insomnia is stubbornly persistent. Anxiety, stress, and depression are some of the most common causes of chronic insomnia. Compounding matters is that having difficulty sleeping can also make anxiety, stress, and depression symptoms worse. Thankfully, sleep studies have shown a strong and positive link between weekly massages and reduced insomnia. If you are struggling with [...]
Running. Hiking. Golfing. Waterskiing. Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Canoeing. Kayaking. No matter what your long weekend activities of choice, if you find yourself feeling a little worse for wearing this morning, never fear! The Life Therapies practitioners are at the ready to get you back into tip-top shape 🙌🏼 Schedule your appointment now!
The Life Therapies multidisciplinary clinic in Ottawa is home to many incredible practitioners. This week, we wanted to share some fun facts about Dawn Ham, one of our amazing registered massage therapists! DID YOU KNOW... Dawn Ham is a Registered Massage Therapist, an Infant Massage Instructor and a Certified Paediatric Massage Therapist. She has also [...]
Did You Know... Swedish style relaxation or therapeutic deep tissue techniques can be achieved using the feet. The ancient art of therapeutic practice of barefoot massage is best known in North America as the Japanese term “Ashiatsu”, “ashi” (foot) and “atsu” (pressure). For the safety of both the client and the therapist, this type of [...]