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May 16, 2022
Active Release Techniques - A Very Successful Type of Hands-On Treatment

By: Active Sports Therapy ART stands for Active Release Techniques.  It is a highly successful hands-on treatment method that addresses problems in the soft tissues of the body, including the muscles, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.  ART treatment has great success in dealing with soft tissue injuries because it is specifically designed to locate and treat […]

May 2, 2022
Injury Prevention During Race Season.

By: Active Sports Therapy Spring and Summer are a fantastic time to get the competitive juices flowing by signing up for various races and challenges in and around the city. Maybe it’s your first 5k, your second marathon of the summer or a community triathlon, either way, you’ll want to be ready for it. In […]

April 19, 2022
The Top 4 Most Common Golf Injuries

By: Active Sports Therapy As golfing is a seasonal sport, people often jump into it quickly and with high frequency. Since 18 holes are the most common way to play, overuse injuries can occur. If you develop an injury, it can result in a frustrating experience out on the links as injuries affect your swing, […]

April 4, 2022
What is Auricular Therapy?

By Dr. Wanda Duong, DTCM, R.Ac., B.Sc., Auricular Therapy (AT), also called Auriculotherapy, is both a diagnostic and an integrative treatment procedure whereby the external surface of the ear, or auricle, is stimulated to alleviate conditions in other parts of the body. The principles of Auricular Therapy (AT) are based upon both Traditional Chinese Medicine […]

March 16, 2022
What Is Muscle Activations Technique (M.A.T.)

Written by: Sarah Kuindersma, M.A.T. Specialist Muscles power everything that we do. From getting out of bed to walking our pets, to doing house chores. All things we want to continue to do even as we age. Our muscle function is impacted by a number of different things. The common denominator is when too much […]

March 1, 2022
Welcome to March National Nutrition Month!

Written by Kira Greasley: BA, CHNC As a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant I believe that every month should be nutrition month. Luckily the month of March provides us greater opportunities to educate people on how life changing eating well can be. It does not need to be expensive or complicated, but if you are struggling […]

February 15, 2022
Shockwave Therapy - For Fast Pain Relief and Mobility Restoration

Active Sports Therapy is excited to introduce Shockwave therapy. Shockwave has proven to be helpful for many chronic conditions. Who can benefit from Shockwave therapy? Patients with chronic pain who have been treated unsuccessfully with other forms of therapy may benefit from Shockwave. Conditions such as shoulder pain, tennis elbow, heel spurs, hip pain, knee pain, carpal tunnel […]

February 1, 2022
The Humble Yet Important Wrist.

By Sarah Kuindersma, M.A.T Muscle Activation Techniques, PTS, Our hands are in high demand and often taken for granted. We type, we text, we lift, and grip throughout the day, without taking a moment to appreciate the humble wrist. This humble wrist makes most of our day-to-day activities possible. It is important that we make […]

January 17, 2022
Natural Things You Can Do to Calm Your Nervous System

Written by: Dr. Fiona Lovely, Chiropractor Practitioner of Functional Neurology and Functional Medicine at AST We live in a world where we are bombarded with information, in multiple ways, every second of every day.  Many people aren’t aware just how stressful to our brain and nerve systems this bombardment can be.  Frankly, we have yet […]

January 5, 2022
Menopause from a Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctors Prospective.

By Dr. Wanda Duong DTCM, R.Ac., BSc. and Dr. Vikki Maguire DTCM. The years leading up to menopause can bring tremendous changes to the female body. Although a natural biological process, menopause is not experienced the same by all individuals. Symptoms associated with menopause often create secondary symptoms that affect sleep patterns, energy levels, and […]

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