Monthly Archives

November 2014

General Pain Issues

By | Blog, General Pain Issues

Massage therapy can relieve both chronic and acute pain caused by inflammation or damage to the soft tissues arising from injury, stress, or disease. Injury includes strain, over use of muscles or joints, repetitive injuries, as well as major trauma from a car accident, fall or other mishap. Pain is a Signal Pain is the means through which your body…

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Neurological Pain

By | Blog, Neurological Pain

This is a complex area that has a wide range of conditions but the most common include: Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson’s Disease ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Cerebral Palsy Massage Therapy Can Be Effective Pain Relief Massage therapy has been proven to provide excellent symptomatic relief of muscle tension and pain that result from these conditions. Our RMT’s have dealt with all…

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Accident Related Injuries

By | Blog, Accident Related Injuries

Since accidents are a part of life we try to make it easy for you to get the treatment you need. At painPRO many of our RMT’s are authorized ICBC and WCB providers and as such we will bill the insurers directly for their portion of the treatment coverage. Whether you hurt yourself during your favourite sporting activity, injured yourself…

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Pregnancy Pain

By | Blog, Pregnancy Pain

 Massage therapy during pregnancy is more than just feel good healthcare. As your body goes through dramatic changes, massage can help to alleviate the discomforts that may arise during your pregnancy.   As your baby (and abdomen) grows, rapid weight gain causes a shift in your center of gravity; your posture changes as the curve of your lower back increases…

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Stress Related Pain

By | Blog, Stress Related Pain

Over the years many different conditions have been identified to account for pain. We have distilled them down to their root cause. Therefore the simplified breakdown for pain comes about due to one root cause … STRESS. What is Stress? The mere fact of being alive involves some form of stress. Stress can either be physical, emotional, or a combination…

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Low Back Pain

By | Blog, Low Back Pain

Lower back pain is the most common type of musculoskeletal pain, which is why here at painPRO our Vancouver RMT’s don’t just treat back pain…they truly understand it. We have prepared this section to help highlight the complexity of back pain. We’d like to think that because we understand the many nuances of musculo-skeletal pain we are better able to…

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Headache Pain

By | Blog, Headache Pain

Headache pain comes in many forms: Tension, sinus, or migraine. You may have tried many fixes such as prescription drugs, painkillers, heating pads, icepacks, gels, lotions, and herbs. Headache pain can range from a nuisance to debilitating. Either way, headaches drain your energy and take the fun and enjoyment out of your day. What some people don’t realize is that…

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Computer Use Pain

By | Blog, Computer Use Pain

We have a twisted sense of humour here at painPRO…you’re looking at a computer right now. Hopefully that doesn’t make us part of the problem. Just Another Day at the Office Our modern work environment creates a very unnatural setting. You sit for long hours in front of a computer monitor. Add to that the stress of work deadlines, increasing…

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By | Blog, Whiplash

The medical terminology for this condition is cervical strain, cervical sprain, or hyperextension/ hyperflexion injury. If you have it all you know is that it hurts and makes your everyday life a little less enjoyable Cause Whiplash is a nonmedical term used to describe neck pain following an injury to the soft tissues of your neck (specifically ligaments, tendons, and…

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TMJ Dysfunction (TMJD)

By | Blog, TMJ Dysfunction (TMJD)

Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD) is the common and debilitating condition. In fact behind back pain TMJD is the second most common reason for pain. The people that struggle with it understand the negative impact that TMJD has on their life. Symptoms of TMJD headaches ear pain jaw pain shoulder/ neck pain chewing pain dizziness hearing problems jaw clicking, popping,…

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