International Osteopathic Healthcare Week – check this out

Did you know all the amazing ways osteopathy can restore health? As an osteopathic practitioner, my goal is to not only help you to relieve pain and discomfort, but to

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Meet Candace Kakowchyk, Osteopathic practitioner

Hello, hello! I’m super excited to be the newest member of the crew here at The IV Wellness Boutique! I’m originally from Winnipeg, MB, but spent the past 14 ½

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Is your Trigger Point a pain in the neck?

A trigger point is a hyper-irritable spot, usually within a taut band of skeletal muscle or its fascia. It is point tender on site, often exhibits a predictable pain referral

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Neck Pain No More!

Staying in one position for extended periods of time can cause all sorts of aches and pains in the body. One of the most common complaints I hear of is

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The Weekend Warrior

There is no denying the benefits of exercise. As we try to balance work and life, weekend warrior has been born. So, what is a weekend warrior? The Merriam-Webster dictionary

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Who Needs to Stretch!?

Sitting at a desk in front of a computer cultivating muscle rigidity and trigger points 8 hours a day? Living an active life leading to muscle fatigue and injuries? Adopting

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Massage to Boost Your Immune System

It’s cold and flu season again!  Does your immune system need a boost? As we move into the colder months ahead we tend to spend more time indoors with each

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Neurological vs. Mechanical Tightness: How to Know When to Stretch

Are you constantly stretching your chronically tight muscles with no results?  Stretching might actually be doing you more harm than good. The brain is always trying to look out for

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Cupping: The secret remedy for stiff neck, sore shoulders… and cellulite!

Want to put a spring in your step? Why not try the Chinese medicine technique of Cupping Therapy. What is Cupping? Cupping is a very simple and yet, very effective

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Long distance running and lateral knee pain

Are you a long distance runner suffering from lateral knee pain?  Before rolling out your IT band, read this! If you’re a long distance runner, you may have heard this

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