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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 […]

Four Tips for Winter Running

With the first snowfall a couple days ago, it is safe to say we have officially entered winter.   This means finding ways to adjust to the cold and the changes in terrain. For runners, some may decide to opt for treadmill runs. For others, it simply means layering up and tackling the outdoors head-on. […]

Desk Ergonomics: Posture and Position

We all know what we should be doing but sometimes a good reminder is always needed! So here goes…the QUICK AND DIRTY: Feet are fully supported flat on the floor (or footrest) Knees resting at 90° angle (thighs parallel to floor) Seat depth allows 2-3 fingers between back of knee and end of seat Backrest […]

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

Batch Cooking! The new way to ‘meal prep/plan’

Let’s face it, as much as we’d like to curate beautiful instagram or tiktok worthy meals, we don’t have the time!  I’m here to show you how to take the daunting instagram worthy thoughts out of meal planning and prepping and learn a simpler way to get healthy meals on the table (or on your […]

Active vs. Passive Stretches – What’s the difference?

While stretching is a key tool to increasing flexibility and ranges of motion, knowing the techniques and different types of stretching can help you choose the proper type at the proper time. This will also help you prevent injuries and take your performance and function to another level. There many types of stretching, and two of […]

5 Ways to be active this summer without going to the gym!

Getting back into the swing of things and taking control of your health can be a daunting task, let alone with the pressure of going back to the gym. Here are 5 ways you can get back to being active without going to the gym.   First, we have one of the simplest and most […]