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Lubricants or Moisturizing Lubes: What is the difference?

Lubricants or Moisturizing Lubes: What is the difference?

Posted in General

Our pelvic floor physiotherapists share information about lubricants and moisturizing lubes.

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What 'CORE' really means ...

What 'CORE' really means ...

Posted in General

The core is our main line of defense against excessive strains on the joints in our back as we move during daily activities.

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse & Pessary 101

Pelvic Organ Prolapse & Pessary 101

Posted in Pre-Natal & Post-Partum, General

Our trained physiotherapists can fit a pessary to help alleviate your symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse.

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Five Benefits of Massage Therapy

Five Benefits of Massage Therapy

Posted in General

Registered massage therapy provides a number of benefits including soothing sore muscles and encouraging relaxation.

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Understanding Stress and How To Manage It

Understanding Stress and How To Manage It

Posted in General

Physiotherapists offer a number of stress management techniques and treatments which can help improve health and well-being.

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10 Ways to Use a Ball for Self Massage/Release

10 Ways to Use a Ball for Self Massage/Release

Posted in General

You can take control of your body and injury recovery, follow our steps for self massage/release.

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Reduce the Risk of Lymphedema with Physiotherapy Treatment

Reduce the Risk of Lymphedema with Physiotherapy Treatment

Posted in General, Cancer Rehabilitation

Lymphedema is a common complication of lymph node resection during breast cancer treatment, and can be helped through physiotherapy.

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Can Physiotherapy Help with Breast Cancer Rehabilitation?

Can Physiotherapy Help with Breast Cancer Rehabilitation?

Posted in General, Cancer Rehabilitation

There are many types of breast cancer that affect both women and men. This creates many problems that can be helped with breast cancer rehabilitation.

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Healthy Computer Habits: How to protect yourself from repetitive strain injuries

Healthy Computer Habits: How to protect yourself from repetitive strain injuries

Posted in General

Repetitive strain injuries, like those caused by sitting at the computer, can be prevented.

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After Childbirth ... what should I expect of my body?

After Childbirth ... what should I expect of my body?

Posted in Pre-Natal & Post-Partum

Physiotherapy help new mother recover after childbirth, both for normal and extreme symptoms.

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How Do You Improve Your Balance?

How Do You Improve Your Balance?

Posted in General

Balance issues can be due to age or injury – physiotherapy can help with regaining your balance.

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Infant Torticollis (& Plagiocephaly)

Infant Torticollis (& Plagiocephaly)

Posted in Pre-Natal & Post-Partum

What is infant torticollis and plagiocephaly?

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What People Are Saying About Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

What People Are Saying About Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Posted in Pre-Natal & Post-Partum, General

Pelvic health physiotherapy can improve your quality of life.

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Six Health Habits to Start the New Year Off Right!

Six Health Habits to Start the New Year Off Right!

It is that time of year again ... when people make new years resolutions and aspire to change something in the coming year, 2019.  Though many...

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Is Your Smartphone Killing Your Neck?

Is Your Smartphone Killing Your Neck?

Posted in General

Let’s be real for a minute here: lately more and more, we just can’t seem to put our phones down and disconnect from that handheld device. It’s what keeps us connected to the world, but it could very well be taking a toll on our necks …

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Safe Shoveling, This Winter Season.

Safe Shoveling, This Winter Season.

Posted in General

With winter creeping here, it is time to get that shovel out and ready for action, SAFELY! Before you head out, here are a few things to think...

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How Much Fruit is Too Much?

How Much Fruit is Too Much?

Did you ever think there could be such a thing as too much fruit, or that we would be debating whether fruit should be part of a diet?  We are...

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Understanding Scar Tissue & How to Help Healing

Understanding Scar Tissue & How to Help Healing

Did you ever think a cause for lingering shoulder pain could be an old scar, such as from an appendix removal?

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Understanding Arthritis

Understanding Arthritis

Quick Facts

  • Arthritis (arthro = joint, itis = inflammation) is a term used to describe and group chronic conditions...

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Understanding Chronic Pain

Understanding Chronic Pain

We have all experience pain at some point in our lives, but have you ever wondered what pain is, how we come to feel it?  The key...

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Yearly Health Insurance: Use it or lose it

Yearly Health Insurance: Use it or lose it

We’re coming near the end of 2018, and for many individual’s extended health benefits insurance renewal date is December 31st.   Do...

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Cupping: What is it & how does it work

Cupping: What is it & how does it work

Cupping may seem new, since it is finally making its way into mainstream media, noted with media coverage of the 2016 Rio Summer...

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Pillow Talk! (pick the right one for you)

Pillow Talk! (pick the right one for you)

Posted in General

Did You Know?

Pillows were first used in Asia and Egypt by wealthy men to elevate their heads and keep bugs...

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Injury Spotlight: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Injury Spotlight: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Quick Facts

  • Symptoms often start at night, as most people sleep with bent wrists.
  • Don’t normally feel symptoms in the...

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Organ Prolapse

Organ Prolapse

What is it?

A prolapsed organ is when a pelvic organ drops from its original place and ends up pushing against or into the walls of...

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