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Managing Headaches with Physiotherapy

Have you complained of headaches that pound behind one eye? Have you felt pressure at the front or the back of your head for hours that goes away with a Tylenol? There are different reasons one individual could have headaches: Sinus issues, Blood pressure issues, exertion, Migraines, Muscle tension in the neck and shoulders, Whiplash […]

All You Need To Know About Plantar Fasciitis

  What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the leading cause of heel pain, occurring with irritation of a band of tissue located at the base of the foot called the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia plays an important role in the biomechanics of the foot, including dynamic support of the arches, providing shock absorption and […]

What is Osteopathy?

Have you found yourself asking: What is this osteopathy that my insurance plan covers and how is it different from Physiotherapy or Chiropractic?  Good Question What is Osteopathy Osteopathy is a patient centered form of manual health-care that involves different aspects of the person’s neuro-musculoskeletal system including the muscles, joints, nerves and other skeletal tissues. […]

Foam Rolling 101

Foam rolling is a popular method of myofascial release with many benefits. One of the great things about it is you can do it yourself, any time. All you need is a foam roller! Oftentimes, this technique is used pre- or post- workout, but it’s also incredibly beneficial for those who work behind a desk […]

Physiotherapy: Setting the Record Straight and Debunking the Myths

As a healthcare profession, physiotherapy is often misunderstood and shrouded in myths and misconceptions. Some people may have heard certain claims or anecdotes about physiotherapy that are inaccurate or outdated. These misconceptions can create unnecessary fear or skepticism about seeking physiotherapy treatment, ultimately leading to missed opportunities for recovery and rehabilitation. In this blog post, […]

Take care of your body, it is the only place you have to live.
– Jim Rohn

The 3 P’s: Pelvic Floor, Pregnancy and Physiotherapy

What is the pelvic floor? – Pelvic floor muscles are located between the tailbone and the pubic bone within the pelvis. They help to support bowel and bladder, and other pelvic organs. – Signs and symptoms of an unhealthy pelvic floor can include incontinence (e.g. urine or stool leakage), feeling of vaginal heaviness, constipation, etc. […]

What is an Athletic Therapist?

Athletic Therapy is a component of health and fitness care that is specifically involved with the prevention of injury and the rehab of the patient back to optimal levels of operational, occupational and sports specific physical fitness, regardless of age and capability.

Help my Posture and Alignment

In our modern culture, most people suffer from bad posture, or I prefer saying lack integrity in their posture. Since our lifestyles involve a lot of sitting, our bodies adapt to flexion (bending forward). As a result, mobile joints in our body get stiff (hips, ankle, shoulders, T spine, and wrist), and stable joints start […]