Recognizing Depression In Yourself And Others

It is more than just a bad day or a bad week. It is more than just the reality of an unforgiving world. Depression is a health crisis that is sweeping the nation, not because it is new, but because we are finally paying attention.  Depression is often a term used too lightly, understating the… Read more »

Why You Need An At-Home Workstation Review

What Is An At-Home Workstation Review? An at-home workstation review is an on-site assessment of an individual’s workstation with regards to ergonomics and overall functionality. The review takes into account all of the factors that attribute to an ergonomic workstation in an effort to increase comfort and improve overall performance at the workstation. For example,… Read more »

Some Common Questions About Massage Therapy

What is Clinical Massage Therapy? Massage Therapy is the manual manipulation of the soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissues, tendons, and ligaments) used in order to enhance a person’s health and wellbeing. What are the Benefits of Clinical Massage Therapy? Stress Relief: During a massage session, our Massage Therapists can help lower your heart rate,… Read more »

Why You Should Consult a Psychologist After a Car Accident

Many people consider the “trauma” of a car accident to be purely physical, but just about any car accident can have a deep psychological effect on the human mind. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), car accidents are the most common cause of mental trauma for males (25%), and the second most… Read more »

The Detrimental Effects of Sitting

From our homes to our workplaces, from our hobbies to our commutes, the world is becoming more comfortable and, as a side effect, we spend more of our time sitting than standing. We’ve all heard the adage that sitting is the new smoking. Like the days of old when most people did smoke, sitting is… Read more »

Why Is Good Posture Important?

In a general sense, posture is the overall position of a body while sitting, standing, or lying down. In relation to the human body, posture is the foundation of movement. All movements begin and end with posture. A common misconception that one’s posture is static or fixed. The human body is a flexible structure designed… Read more »

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Getting a massage used to be a luxury but as more people get them more regularly, and realize the benefits they provide, they’ve been growing in demand and popularity. Now that massage therapy is considered a mainstream treatment option, many insurance companies provide coverage for treatment sessions. This form of therapy involves hands-on techniques to… Read more »

Tips to Avoid Winter Injuries

There’s no way around it… winters in St. John’s are tough. Snow changing to freezing rain changing to hurricane-force winds makes for some slippery and hazardous conditions. Unless you’re one of the lucky few with a getaway home in Florida, you’ll be encountering severe winter weather in St. John’s at some point. Here are some… Read more »

Lets Talk about Ergonomics – The Importance of Proper Lighting

Jason Dalton has been practicing as an Occupational Therapist for almost 20 years. He is passionate about educating employees and employers about the risk factors contributing to soft tissue injuries. In his free time, Jason enjoys creating websites related to Occupational Therapy that can be beneficial to others. Through his years of experience, and training… Read more »

Healthy Eating with a Massage Therapist

“A healthy outside starts from the inside.” -Robert Urich   Brittany Watkins graduated from Academy Canada in 2016 and has been practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist for just over a year. She will be celebrating her one year anniversary with InMotion in November. Brittany enjoys an active lifestyle and is a regular gym goer. She is… Read more »

Sailing the Sea with our Chiropractor

“To reach a port we must set sail – Sail, not tie at anchor Sail, not drift.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt Alanna McDonald has been practicing as a Chiropractor for almost 10 years and has been working at InMotion Health Centre Topsail Road for 6 years of that time. She is an outdoor enthusiast in every… Read more »

Returning to Work After a Concussion

    Lori Mercer is an Occupational Therapist who has been working with InMotion Health Centre since 2013. One of the skills that sets Lori apart is her extensive training and certification in concussion management. She is extremely passionate about promoting Brain Injury awareness and is dedicated to helping clients with a concussion get back… Read more »

Safe dog walking with Physiotherapist Sarah Rendell

Sarah Rendell is a Physiotherapist with InMotion Health Centre and joined our team in 2012.  Sarah practices out of our Topsail Road location and is an avid outdoors enthusiast; she recently became a dog mom to her 60lb mixed breed Lou, below she describes some of the benefits of walking as well as some things… Read more »

Healthy Tips for Working While Pregnant with RMT – Angela Anderson

Angela Anderson is a Registered Massage Therapist with InMotion Health Centre, and has been practicing for over eight years.  Angela is currently expecting and due in early January 2017, and she came up with some helpful tips based on her practice for pregnant women while working. It’s always important to maintain a healthy lifestyle when working… Read more »

The Great Outdoors – Hunting With a Physiotherapist

Jason Shaw, Physiotherapist, and Co-Owner of InMotion Health Centre is an avid outdoors enthusiast who’s been hunting for over 15 years, we asked him to shed some insight into his experience with hunting, safety, and challenges. Tell us a bit about your history with hunting, what kind of hunting do you do and what sparked… Read more »