Foam Rolling Sequence for Posture Related Pain

Prioritizing self-care has never been more important than it is today. If the physical state of our body is feeling ‘off’ or in pain, many times, this can be the result of the stress and struggles going on within and around us. With many people working from home during the pandemic, office workers ditched the […]

Why Does My Back Hurt After Biking?

Since the COVID-19 shutdown, and with increasingly sunny days, more and more people are choosing to bike as a way to get around the city. As a result, a question I often get asked is, “why does my back hurt after biking?”. While there are many reasons why your back may hurt after biking, below […]

What is Fascia?

Fascia (noun) [ fash-ee-uh ] Anatomy, Zoology. a band or sheath of connective tissue investing, supporting, or binding together internal organs or parts of the body. Now, let’s talk fascia. Healthy fascia is the ground substance that creates intricate webbing and support for all other structures. Connective tissue is our sensitive, bungee cord network for […]

What is Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) Physiotherapy Treatment?

Acupuncture Vancouver

The Origin of Intramuscular Stimulation Intramuscular Stimulation is often synonymous with Gunn IMS, after Dr. Chan Gunn who innovated it while working for the BC Worker’s Compensation Board in the 1970s. Dr. Chan Gunn was working in Vancouver when he made his groundbreaking discovery. Dr. Gunn encountered  many patients who suffered from chronic pain which […]