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Winter Tip: Use Massage to Beat the Blues

Beating the winter blues can be as simple as booking an appointment with your massage therapist. Massage is good medicine—capable of alleviating stress, easing lower back pain and reducing tension headaches. Three ways massage can raise spirits as the thermometer drops 1. Alleviate holiday stress—Don’t let your to-do list ruin the most wonderful time of the year. […]

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What Does the Research Say about Reflexology?

Research studies in the U.S. and around the world indicate positive benefits of reflexology for various conditions. In particular, there are several well-designed studies, funded by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health that indicate reflexology’s promise as an intervention to reduce pain and enhance relaxation, sleep, and the reduction of psychological […]

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Benefits of Using Massage Therapy to Treat TMJ

A case report is a detailed description of a practitioner’s work with a client who has a condition which is addressed by a specific therapy or intervention. It also includes a review of published literature about research on issues similar to the client’s. Both the practitioner’s work with the client and the research literature can […]

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How To Treat Dry Feet this Winter

    “Ok, first things first, you must make the distinction between THICK skin and DRY skin. THICK skin is typically found on weight-bearing or high pressure areas, such as the heel, ball of foot, side of big toe/little toe, and tops of toes. It’s thick, a yellow colour and is typically referred to as […]

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Hydration: Why It’s So Important

Why is it so important to stay hydrated? Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work correctly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste, and lubricate joints. Water is needed for good health. How does my body lose water? […]

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Show Mom You Care This Mother’s Day With Our BMC Team

Your mom protected your health and well-being before you were even born, giving you the most precious gift of all, your life. If you are trying to decide what would be an appropriate Mother’s Day gift for the woman who gave you so much, why not give her the gift of health and well-being in […]

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Ingredients to Avoid if You Have Dry Skin

  Dry skin doesn’t just look bad—it’s also uncomfortable. But here’s the tricky thing: Products that promise to give you a gorgeous glow could contain dehydrating ingredients, says Jamie Davis, M.D., a Minneapolis-based dermatologist. Here are five she says it’s key to avoid if you’re feeling parched. 1. Retinoids While the ingredient has been championed across […]

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