Article written by Anne-Marie Mougeot, B.Sc.Kin., D.O.M.P. Have you heard of osteopathy? Perhaps it has been suggested that you see an osteopathic practitioner for your particular condition or set of symptoms, but you aren't quite sure what osteopathy actually is. Osteopathy is still relatively new to Vancouver Island, and there are only about 100 osteopathic… Continue reading What is Osteopathy?
My opportunities to head out for a walk, hike, or run on my own are few and far between these days (because, you know, life is busy - I have a young child, a full-time practice, dinner to cook, a house to keep clean, etc.) so when I do get to go out, I try… Continue reading Get More out of Your Walks!
Did you know that our feet have a similar potential for mobility as our hands do? Our feet (and hands) have both motor nerves, and sensory nerves. Motor nerves carry messages from the brain to your body parts and tell them to move, while sensory nerves carry information from the environment (such as heat,… Continue reading Sore feet? Try these exercises!
It's just about Valentines day, so here's another LOVEly mobility exercise for you! If you ever feel like you need a little more movement in your upper back, you'll love this one! Upper back figure 8's are a great exercise to do to gain mobility in that upper thoracic area. Give yourself biiiig a hug!… Continue reading Hug Yourself
by: Anne-Marie Mougeot, B.Sc. Kin., D.O.M.P. Osteopathy is fairly new to this part of the world, despite it being quite popular in various countries. In hopes of sharing some information about what I do, and case you are also wondering, here are some of the most common questions I get asked about Osteopathy. 1. What… Continue reading Top 3 Questions I Get Asked as an Osteopathic Practitioner
One of the most beautiful examples of our body’s ability to adapt and to demonstrate balance and strength can be seen during pregnancy. There are amazing physical, hormonal, and emotional changes that take place...