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Core Strength for Low Back Pain

By: Dr Sundeep Sandher What is core strength? Our core muscles help stabilize our spine and provide stability. A stable spine allows us to complete our daily tasks without discomfort and reduce the risk of injury (1). Our core musculature includes; rectus and transverse abdominins, internal and external oblique, quadratus lumborum, gluteal muscles, and paraspinals […]

Why can rehab help my concussion?

Put simply, a concussion changes the way our brain functions – causing it to work less optimally. It may be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck, or elsewhere on the body with an “impulsive” force transmitted to the head. Signs and symptoms of a concussion are broad and include: fatigue, […]

Nagging headache? Physiotherapy can help!

Do you experience frequent headaches that start to affect your daily life and productivity? The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 25-million working/school days are lost in the UK every year from headache disorders alone, and up to 4% of adults experience headaches 15+ days a month.  Headaches may not always be coming from your head. […]

Tips to successfully return to the gym post-lockdown

Now that gyms reopened earlier this week, many are itching to get back to lifting weights and using machines at their local gym. Although it may be tempting to pick up where you left off, it’s best to ease back into your routine slowly to avoid injury. No matter if you are into heavy weightlifting, […]

How serious is my bad posture?

Tension Headaches? neck pain? stiffness? radiating numbness, burning and weakness in the arm and fingers? Does any of this resonate or sound vaguely familiar? If so, you may be the victim of bad posture.  We all at some point in our childhood have memories of some adult telling us to straighten out our back/stop slouching […]

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

Physiotherapy in Post Cosmetic Surgery

We may not always think about the post surgical management of an area following a cosmetic procedure such as liposuction, abdominoplasty, brazilian butt lift and others.  In several cases once a procedure has been completed there can be very real sensations of tightness, stiffness and adhering of tissues.  This is due to the tethering of […]

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy and why is it important for me? Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy is a specialization of Physiotherapy, which targets the musculature that supports the pelvic organs (bladder, colon and uterus). The muscles that support these organs are most commonly injured/affected from things such as childbirth, heavy lifting, excess weight, surgery, or neurological […]

Home Gym Essentials

By: Carolyn Kierulf-Monaghan With COVID-19’s impact on gym closures and the constant uncertainty of when gyms will be open again, or how long they will stay open for – many people have adopted home workouts. But how can you exercise at home without the heavier weights or machines from a gym? (Especially since we all […]