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Let’s Treat that Annoying Low Back Ache

October 16th, 2015
Back Pain Vancouver ChiropracticLow back pain is an everyday concern affecting many people around the world. Commonly referred to as Mechanical Low Back Pain, researchers have said that low back pain affects about half of the population of Canada.1 Additionally, up to 85% of working population are expected to experience low back pain in a lifetime.1


Low back pain can be the result of various conditions includ ...

Scoliosis: an osteopathic approach

April 24th, 2015
Scoliosis is a side-to-side curvature of the spine when viewed from the back. According to the Scoliosis Research Society, scoliosis is defined as a curvature of the spine measuring 10 degrees or greater. The curve can be “C” or “S” shaped and be present in one or two parts of the spine (e.g. lumbar, thoracic). Scoliosis develops most often during growth spurts of puberty. The most common typ ...

Headaches Treatment in Vancouver

January 23rd, 2015

Hi everyone,

Today's blog entry is all about Headaches. Many of our patients complain about this type of syptom and here at Hycroft we are looking to offer drug free options for treatment and relief. Great info below. Please read and share with anyone you know suffering from Headaches!

In great health!

Team at Hycroft 

Headaches are one of the most common symptoms that presen ...

Therapeutic Massage Therapy in Vancouver

October 27th, 2014

Therapeutic Massage in Vancouver - Massage is the practice of soft tissue manipulation with physical (anatomical), functional (physiological), and in some cases psychological purposes and goals. The word comes from the French massage "friction of kneading", or from Arabic massa meaning "to touch, feel or handle" or from Latin massa meaning "mass, dough". An older etymology ...

Deep Tissue Massage Therapy in Vancouver

October 27th, 2014

Deep Tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, such as athletes, and patients who have sustained ...

RMT Associate needed/wanted in Vancouver

October 27th, 2014

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Hycroft Chiropractic and Massage is looking for motivated part-time or full-time multidisciplinary practitioners to join our team. If you are an RMT (Registered Massage Therapist), Naturopath, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, Acupuncturist or any other Allied Health Provider, we are interested in helping you grow and develop your practice.

We have 10 years of experience running a bus ...

Vancouver Registered Massage Therapy at Hycroft

October 27th, 2014

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Online Booking for Vancouver Massage TherapyWelcome to Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage in Vancouver. We offer a Team of RMTs, Registered Massage Therapists here for you 6 days a week.

2013 Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage, Acupuncture Team

Our massage therapists are available to you 6-days a week, including weekends & evenings. We're here to help! Please call 604-733-7744604-733-7744 to schedule an appointment.

Mark Golin, Vancouver Registered Massage Therapist, RMT

Mark Golin (Vancouver RMT)

Hycroft’s new ...

Osteopathic Treatment of Frozen shoulder (Adhesive capsulitis)

October 23rd, 2014
Frozen shoulder, medically referred to as “Adhesive capsulitis” is an inflammatory condition of the capsule of the shoulder joint resulting in pain and stiffness. Daily activities such as brushing hair, reaching behind ones back such as to close a bra or taking off clothes are limited. (With greatest restrictions in shoulder external rotation). Typical findings of frozen shoulder ...

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ/TMD)

October 23rd, 2014

The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ), commonly known as “Jaw joint”, is one of the most complex synovial joints in the body. Temporomandibular disorders – TMD - refer to any conditions caused by associated muscles or the TMJ itself. Classified as a compound joint, the TMJ is formed by 3 articulating parts: The condylar process of the mandible, the mandibular fossa with the articular t ...

Vancouver Osteopathic Practitioner

October 23rd, 2014

Silva Schoenherr DO(MP)Silva Schoenherr, Vancouver Osteopath

Silva is an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner and graduate from the National Academy of Osteopathy. She complements osteopathic treatments with her knowledge and experience in physiotherapy to help patients optimally. In addition, she has completed trainings in TMJ/TMD, Manual Lymph Drainage, Medical Taping, N.A.P. – Reset the Brain, Craniosacral T ...

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