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Time to Self Care

Oh my goodness. Can we all agree that things are kind of crazy right now? Everyone is experiencing their own challenges right now with the current COVID19 situation, and every challenge is valid. Some folks are unable to work (current company included). Others are trying to work from home while they now have children home […]

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Fire Element with Renee, R. TCMP, and R. Acu

Continuing on our journey of learning about the elements, we have now entered into the season of Fire Summer is the time for the fire element. This is a time of high energy, joy and warmth. Unlike the cold stillness of winter (the Water Element) where we should do less, sleep more and move inward […]

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The Power of the Inner Core by Phoebe Mathews, Athletic Therapist

The Power of the Inner Core Back, hip, and knee pain are so common in this day and age because many of us have major weakness in our inner core muscles. We spend so much of our time sitting that many of us have lost the ability to properly stabilize our spine and hips. The […]

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The Inner Landscape of the Human Body – Volume 1 with Christine Anderson, RMT

Experiences in human dissection by Christine Anderson, RMT.  What is so great about having a massage therapist who is obsessed with anatomy? Have you ever visited the Genius Bar at the Mac Store? These dudes know their shit, and when I have a problem with my electronic device, I trust they will know exactly how to […]

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Transition Sundays

This post is brought to you by our Manual Osteopath Carolyn!   Summer is around the corner and so are weekends full of vacations, weddings, and fun summer activities. Here are 6 tips to get you work-week ready after a big weekend of summer fun: Stretching You spent all weekend walking, dancing, swimming, golfing etc. […]

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Athletic Therapy: Not Just for Athletes

This post is brought to you by our Certified Athletic Therapist Phoebe!   Certified Athletic Therapists are experts at injury assessment and rehabilitation. The main focus of athletic therapy is to return athletes back to their sport or activity. That’s not to say this treatment is specifically for athletes, but it provides higher caliber and […]

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Head Forward Posture – AKA, How we all end up by the end of the day!

Hello everyone! It’s Eric here, I am a Registered Massage Therapist at Sage Wellness, and this is my first blog post. Let’s start with something common that I get asked about all of the time: head forward posture.  There are increasing reports of health deficiencies related to 8-10 hours, 5 days a week (+) sitting […]

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Get Ready for your Golf Game!

Hello Sagelings and Golflings! Summer is certainly upon us. By now we are all enjoying the heat and humidity (to a certain extent). At this point, most of us have had ample opportunity to hit the golf courses and shake the dust from our clubs. Unfortunate many golfers have run into some speed bumps in […]

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Barefoot Office Workout #2!

  Hey Sagelings. Welcome to Barefoot Office Workout #2. This workout is all about cleaning the floor. Great way to earn brownie points. It’s also about stability. To complete these exercise you have to wake up the core. Your core isn’t just those pretty washboards. Your core is a 3 dimensional barrel made of several […]

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Barefoot Office Workout #1!

  We would all like to add more physical activity to our day, but by the time we get home and make dinner our motivation drops off. My solution is to convert a 5-15 minute break into a workout. Tip: if you sit at a desk all day you should stand up at least once […]

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Neuropathies Part 3

After a long hiatus, we’re back with the conclusion to PMA (Peroneal Muscular Atrophy) treatment ‎using massage therapy and home exercises. Here, we will explore the types of techniques to apply to your treatment of lower limb neuropathies and what to do over the long term outside of massage therapy.   It is vital to […]

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Neuropathies Part 2!

Welcome back everyone! Last time, we looked at some background information about neuropathy symptoms using Peroneal Muscular Atrophy as an example. Let’s continue with some ways to assess your own muscles in the extremities, which can still apply to you even if you don’t have an actual neuropathy. This should give an adequate setup for the actual treatment options […]

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Neuropathies

Neuropathies are very widespread conditions that make a huge impact on what we can or can’t do with our time. Most of us know someone‎ who has one. A neuropathy usually shows up as a weird sensation throughout a whole, or part, of a limb. Advanced stages can unfortunately involve loss of use of parts of the body, […]

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When is it just too much?

I love race weekend in Ottawa. I mean, I really, really love it. I spend hours by the side of the course cheering for each and every runner, feeling an odd sense of pride for each of them for the commitment it takes to train and run in a race. Feeling inspired by each set […]

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The Multiple Benefits Of Massage Therapy…

Came across this great article in Women’s Health recently, that’s certainly worth a read. The piece surveyed a group of registered massage therapists on how to get the most of a session with an RMT and elaborates with some tips on getting your money’s worth and maximizing the benefits of the therapy. While this is a […]

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Construction on Sage 2.0 has begun!

Big things are brewing at our new clinic! Many of you may have already heard about our move. Well, today is the first day of construction at Sage Wellness 2.0! We are so excited to watch our space come together piece by piece and we look forward to sharing that journey with you. We are still functioning […]

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Massage When Pregnant Is The Best Idea In The World

It sounds like a bit of a given that if you’re pregnant, getting a massage is a good idea. You’re generally not in your most comfortable state of being as you grow another human being, but receiving massage prior to having a child has proven benefits that are difficult to ignore. Tiffany Field, PhD is the […]

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Sage To The Rescue For Pinball Enthusiasts…

Our good friends at Metro published a piece yesterday about the Ottawa Punk Pinball Tournament that was held yesterday at The House of Targ. This was a sanctioned real-deal event with the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA). Over 40 players signed up and furiously clicked flippers thousands of times. As you can imagine, that’s a lot […]

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We’re Growing!

Sage Wellness is growing! After an amazing 7 years of growth and business in the same location, this summer we are going to be moving into a new space with more to offer us. That new space just so happens to still be at 340 Gladstone Avenue, only we are now on the second floor! Our […]