The Crossroads Blog

Welcome to my blog, here you will find articles designed to inform and empower your health. I write several differernt blogs on health, photograhy/ technology and my travels. They can be accessed through the different submenues. If you enjoy what you find please share it by clicking the share button in the menu.

Court Ruling Changes ICBC Coverage for MVA’S

ICBC News A recent court case titled, Raguin v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (2011 BCCA 482.) has concluded that ICBC is required to pay for Massage Therapy treatments. The plaintiffs (two children) were in a motor vehicle accident and each sustained soft...

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Massage’s Mystery Mechanism Unmasked

Massage's healing touch may have more to do with DNA than with good hands. A new study has revealed for the first time how kneading eases sore muscles—by turning off genes associated with inflammation and turning on genes that help muscles heal. The discovery...

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Difficulty Fixing Low Back Pain – My Response

This is a LinkedIn response to a question asking what is your bias in relation to massage therapy. Udo Magel Ph.D • I have a big issue with Spa-Massage, Massage therapy, Therapeutic Massage ec. There is nothing wrong with all of them. How ever, I have been gone to...

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Letting Go of Good When You Most Need It.

I find it fascinating that when times get tough and we feel stressed we tend to stop doing the things that have the most positive effect on our lives. I'm stressed, things are bad at work, my future is unknown. My body hurts from all the sitting I've been doing. I...

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