Category: Physiotherapy

Feb 01

Improving Post-Surgery Recovery

There is quite a lot of inflammation after any surgery. With a hysterectomy, the fascia which attaches from the front of the pelvis to the back of the pelvis is severely disrupted.  There are blood vessels that need to be detached all along the edge of the uterus and they are found within the fascia.   …

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Jan 27

The Importance of Iron

Your iron levels have a very important role so you can recover from injury or build muscle strength at the gym. As women age, we start to go through perimenopause. There can be a change in the monthly flow with your menses and you can start to get heavy periods. When this occurs, you can …

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Nov 22

November is Osteoporosis Month

We can offer a pre-screening to assess your risk of developing bone loss and eventually Osteoporosis. If you have bone loss, we can assist you with exercises and education to help reduce the progression of your bone loss. Tai Chi for Osteoporosis is a gentle form of Tai Chi which specifically targets the issues of …

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Oct 17

Understanding Stresses and Strains video

This is a Disney video clip from 1968 about understanding stresses and strains of life: Disney’s Understanding Stresses and Strains  

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Jul 22

Chronic Pain Video link

Janice recommends viewing this informative video which discusses the issue of pain:

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Jun 29

Janice completed Concussion Management Workshop

Janice attended  the Concussion Management Workshop on June 28, 2015 presented by Concussion Rehab Works. She now has additional treatments for concussion to offer to her clients.

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Jun 23

Leaky Bladder Syndrome – Part 3

Often we are exposed to the idea that women who are older, or who have had children, have bladder problems. They may present with urinary incontinence in a few forms. Stress incontinence (weak bladder) is the involuntary loss of urine when a person is physically exerted with such things are lifting, coughing, sneezing, or laughing. …

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Jun 09

Leaky Bladder Syndrome – Part 2

Treatment often involves manual therapy to realign the pelvis, back, and/ or hips,  to release restrictions in the pelvis and lower back, and exercises to strengthen the weak pelvic floor muscles, lower abdominals, and lower back. Some physiotherapists use machines to help the muscles regain their function. Some women may also have the problem of …

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May 20

Leaky Bladder Syndrome

You have seen this problem advertised on TV. You may think that everyone just needs to put on a pad or diaper. BUT there is another solution for this problem. The biggest thing to remember is that incontinence is not a natural part of aging or having children. Incontinence is a medical condition that should …

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May 11

Post-Surgery Scar Mobilization

After surgery, there will be issues arising from the production of adhesions which are a normal response to surgery. The scar may be puckered or feel like it is pulling. If you are having issues of low back pain after abdominal surgery or having difficulties with moving your arm after breast cancer surgery, the treatment …

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