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A TALE OF TWO BODIES

It would be easy to be depressed today. It’s almost the end of April and it’s snowing outside! Nevertheless, I’m excited to get to the clinic and see what the day has in store for me.

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SCARY SCOLIOSIS

“Scoliosis” is a scary word for a lot of people. Scoliosis refers to lateral curvature of the spine. This is what I found on www.mayoclinic.org regarding scoliosis:

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STRETCHING, THE TRUTH

Stretching is like an egg. One minute the research says it is healthy and the next minute it isn’t. Decades ago it seemed like athletes didn’t stretch.

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UNIQUE AS SNOWFLAKES

People are as unique as snowflakes and as I’m fond of saying, some of us are more “special” than others. I love my job. There’s never any danger of being bored.

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FROM TEETH TO TOES

I recently wrote a short article about how the way your teeth bite together has a big impact on your posture. Although most people can easily understand that “the hip bone’s connected to the knee bone”…

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THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION

A patient and I were exchanging emails regarding his newest exercise prescription this morning when he dropped this bomb on me; “Is getting me all straightened up going to do something for me?

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TAKING A BITE OUT OF POSTURE

It wasn’t that long ago that I had little appreciation for how important our bite is to our posture. A little over a year and a half ago I helped a patient of a local dentist and the relationship that developed…

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BEFORE AND AFTER

I love using the Diers 4D Formetric Scanner to compare “before and after” scans. Nothing is more powerful to visually communicate the postural changes we bring about with the Alignment First Protocol©.

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ADIOS 2016, HOLA 2017!

Given the complexities of life we can rest assured that any given year will come with a collection of highs, lows and at least a few unexpected twists along the way. I will remember 2016 as being full of career-significant developments.

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WHAT A HEADACHE!

The single biggest problem we are faced with when dealing with headache pain is differential diagnosis. There are more possible causes of headache than you can imagine.

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MY BACK HAS NEVER BEEN THE SAME

I can’t count the number of times I have been told “my back has never been the same since my last pregnancy”. Well, sometimes it isn’t “the last”, sometimes it’s “the first”, or some other number.

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A PAIN IN THE FOOT

Today I had an old friend contact me about a foot pain problem. What can a massage therapist do for someone who lives 800 miles away? If I can help her understand why she has foot pain to begin with, maybe we can figure out what she can do to help herself.

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WHAT ISN’T CAUSING YOUR BACK PAIN

There are lots of possible reasons you might have back pain, but some causes are far more important than others. Here are six things that are often blamed but are rarely the key cause of lower back pain.

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DARK THOUGHTS

I had a new patient today who has been in three motor vehicle accidents in the past year and a half. In each of the accidents her vehicle was struck from behind. I have no way of knowing whether she has simply been ridiculously unlucky or if there is more to this story.

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CONTACT

Registered Massage Therapist

GEOFF DAKIN BPE, RMT

Geoff Dakin

Cel: (403) 399–5716
Email: geoff@dakinrehab.com

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Britannia Bodywork & Wellness Centre
#211–5005 Elbow Drive S.W.
Calgary
, Alberta, Canada
T2S 2T6

Tel: (403) 243–6610

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