Today, I want to talk with you about mental health. This is outside of the typical physical health topics we usually write about but I feel it is worthwhile sharing because, quite frankly, physical health means nothing if one is mentally ill.

Lately I have been seeing an influx of patients suffering from plantar fasciitis. An incredibly painful condition that often can persist for months if not years, plantar fasciitis can be life altering.

Anyone who has watched the Olympics has seen many athletes covered in various colours of tape for different reasons. This is kinesiology tape.

Two of our favourite techniques to incorporate into massage therapy are myofascial release and cupping therapy. Both techniques have an effect on fascia. We're going to focus on cupping therapy in this post but before we do that, let's briefly talk about what fascia is.