Complete Concussion Management Inc. – The Program

InMotion Health Centre is proud to offer certified Complete Concussion Management™ services. As concussion awareness has become more prominent in recent years, especially in the world of athletics, we have made a commitment to ensure our staff is able to treat our clients with expert advice. Our training in concussion diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation are… Read more »

Working From Home And Mental Health

In an effort to adapt and keep businesses moving, thousands of in-person jobs have been moved to remote positions to encourage social distancing without missing a workday. Individuals across the country and around the world have had been subject to extensive changes in their daily lives, and have been forced to adapt to this new… Read more »

What Is Text Neck?

A new cause for concern curated by our own devices, “text neck” is an ergonomic nightmare being faced by millions of people around the world who unconsciously participate in this spine straining habit. Stemming from our own inclination to do what feels comfortable, leaning our heads forward to look at our smartphones for time on… Read more »

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 »