Why Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Helps New Moms
20 Nov

Why Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Helps New Moms

As a new mother, most of your time and energy may be directed towards caring for the newest member of your family. Though your personal health may seem a secondary concern, it is of paramount importance. Take time to schedule an appointment for a pelvic floor examination and physiotherapy to build strength and reduce postpartum […]

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Stay Fit this Halloween: 13 Tips for You
17 Oct

Stay Fit this Halloween: 13 Tips for You

Halloween is around the corner, and that means chills, thrills, and candy. All those goodies are loaded with extra calories, which can lead to unwanted weight gain. Willpower sometimes isn’t enough. Stay fit before and after the sweet apocalypse with these tips: Eat early Whatever your plans are for the evening, eat a well-balanced meal […]

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How to Treat a Concussion: Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
18 Sep

How to Treat a Concussion: Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

Vestibular rehabilitation is known as a viable therapy for concussions. It worked to treat an injury incurred by 16-year old Shannon Kuczwaj. Despite wearing a helmet, she was hurt when she lost her balance while snowboarding and hit her head. Soon, Shannon experienced dizziness and headaches, and had difficulty concentrating — which are symptoms of […]

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How Acupuncture Can Assist with Fertility
15 Sep

How Acupuncture Can Assist with Fertility

It is not easy for families to cope with infertility issues, especially when they really want to conceive. There is often an overwhelming feeling of anguish and a sense of loss. Acupuncture, while valued for its relaxing and stress-relieving benefits, has recently become a component of fertility treatments. Acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine, […]

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Natural Ways to Treat Sports Injuries
28 Aug

Natural Ways to Treat Sports Injuries

Sports injuries benefit from physiotherapy treatment and other natural remedies. A number of injuries result from physical exertion and repetitive movement, rather than moderate exercise. If you have a serious problem that hampers your ability to participate in the activities you love, and impede your lifestyle, various therapies can help alleviate pain and promote healing. […]

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How Physiotherapy Alleviates Asthma
13 Aug

How Physiotherapy Alleviates Asthma

Asthma is a common respiratory problem and it your genetic makeup may make you more likely to develop the condition. The root causes of asthma are not fully known, but breathing unclean air containing particles and pollutants can be a factor. More than three million Canadians are asthmatic; dealing with symptoms can be difficult. Fortunately, […]

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The Psychological Effects of Injury for Athletes
23 Jul

The Psychological Effects of Injury for Athletes

An athlete needs to give their full commitment, determination, and passion to their sport. Sports are a huge part of an athlete’s personal identity. Regardless of the level of competition, an athlete needs to excel at their sport in order to achieve peak performance. Any reason to pause training or competition can be difficult, especially […]

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Dealing with Sciatic Nerve Pain
20 Jun

Dealing with Sciatic Nerve Pain

Have you ever experienced a nagging and agonizing pain that runs from your upper thigh down to your feet? You could be experiencing a type of sciatic nerve pain known as sciatica, a condition characterized by an unpleasant throbbing sensation in the lower back and limbs. The sciatic nerve is the single largest nerve in […]

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Daily Exercises for Office Workers
20 Mar

Daily Exercises for Office Workers

Building an exercise routine into a hectic schedule is essential for office workers. Many of us are exposed to extended hours of sitting at our desks. Office workers are at a higher risk of experiencing repetitive strain injuries (RSIs). These develop from repeated, rapid, and forceful movements that affect the body’s muscles, nerves, and tendons. […]

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How Compression Stockings Work
27 Feb

How Compression Stockings Work

Compression stockings are often worn by people with leg conditions like excessive swelling. People with various jobs and from different walks of life use them. If your doctor or physiotherapist recommends compression stockings, it can help to know how they work.     Compression stockings use graduated compression to push blood up to the heart. […]

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