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Is your work out one sided?

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Roxanne D
Every week I see clients with one sided, tension related problems.  Sore right shoulders leading to sore right necks and poor range…

Reduce Shoulder Pain Easily & Improve Mobility

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Roxanne D
Do you experience shoulder pain, back pain or neck pain when reaching, lifting, turning, pulling or pushing? I see many clients…
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Is Massage Actually Good For You?

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Roxanne D
Is Massage Actually Good for You? New science sheds some light! Article written by Katie Drummond for Prevention Magazine We’re…

SHOULDER PAIN AND POSTURE ARE THEY RELATED?

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Roxanne D
Shoulder pain and posture are related almost always. One of the most common upper body musculoskeletal complaints we see in our…

An Acupuncturist View on Cold & Flu Prevention

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Roxanne D
The Ultimate Guide to Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for Colds and Flu's Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention As the season has…

What to Expect During Your First Massage

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Roxanne D
There are a lot of new clients, young and old, getting their first massage treatments here at ViVi Therapy. Some people new to massage…

Winter Colds Got You Blues? Acupuncture can Help!

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Roxanne Derkson
A big thank you to exceptional Acupuncturist Jane Hsu for this insight into how colds and flu season can be rescued by skillful Acupuncture…

Can Massage Help My Mother with Alzheimer’s

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Roxanne Derkson
Recently a potential client of ViVi Therapy requested via email if her mother would benefit from massage therapy.  Here is how I…

Workout your hamstrings and gluteal muscles at home.

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Roxanne Derkson
Workout your hamstrings and gluteal muscles at home.  This video workout routine is ViVi's choice to exercise at home when going to…

Understanding Your Shoulder & Neck Pain

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Roxanne D
Four Muscles You Should Be Stretching To Avoid Neck Pain The most common area that I treat has to be the neck. Why does this happen…

The Iliotibial Band, Running, And Taking Care Of Yourself On The Road Or Trail

One of the great things about Victoria is that there are many excellent places to go running. There are good places to buy your shoes,…

Craniosacral Therapy and your Brain

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Roxanne Derkson
At this very moment your head is subtly changing shape in rhythm with your sacrum. The Craniosacral system extends from the bones…