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A DIY Guide For Perineal Massage

Did you know perineal massage has been shown to decrease the likelihood of perineal trauma (mainly episiotomies) during birth and reduce ongoing perineal pain postpartum ? AWESOME. But you're probably asking yourself.... How do I even start? How do I do it? How often should I do it? Working in women’s health physiotherapy I realize [...]

2019-07-05T01:11:54+00:00July 3rd, 2019|

FAQ Friday: Pregnancy & Winter Boots

|FAQ Friday| Every Friday I have been sharing a commonly asked question I get in my physiotherapy practice and sharing the love with everyone- in hopes that it can help more people out :). This week it's all about pregnancy and pelvic pain.   Question: I am 32 weeks pregnant- and for the past few [...]

2018-11-14T01:02:57+00:00November 9th, 2018|

Working on your Core? Give up Sit-Ups and Crunches

What? A chance to never do a sit up again? Where do I sign up.......? I still get anxiety when I think of grade 6 gym class and seeing how many sit-ups I could do for fitness testing. As we kick off 2018- and many people start the year off with health and fitness resolutions. [...]

2018-01-15T01:51:25+00:00January 15th, 2018|

Do You Sit At Work? This Checklist is for You.

Happy Tuesday! Keeping with our posture theme, I thought it might be valuable to provide a quick checklist to assess how your workstation may be helping or hindering your posture. Many of us sit for 6+ hours a day at a computer or seated workstation. That time adds up- putting stress and strain on our neck, [...]

2017-10-03T19:08:32+00:00October 3rd, 2017|

Neck Pain, Explained.

At some point in our lives, almost everyone suffers from pain in their neck, across their shoulders, or down into the shoulder blades. I know I have. Others are troubled with headaches, which can sometimes be attributed to problems in the neck.   Neck Anatomy The main function of the neck is to support the [...]

2017-09-21T00:35:21+00:00September 21st, 2017|

Back Pain ? Leg Pain?

If this sounds like you.... Please join us, July 20, 2017 at Movement Link Physiotherapy for a Free Back Pain Prevention Seminar. You'll received information about how to prevent back pain, and some preventative exercises to add to your routine. Everyone is welcome but space is limited and RSVP is required.  For more details email [...]

2017-07-04T17:57:24+00:00July 4th, 2017|

Foot Fitness

We expect a lot from our feet. We walk around on them all day and often  wear non-ideal footwear; so as promised, here are five (5) exercises to help keep your feet flexible, strong and painfree.   The Towel Grab: Perform the towel grab for 30-60 seconds. It's great to strengthen the feet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKk8Njls4hE [...]

2017-06-16T22:57:24+00:00June 16th, 2017|

Like to Garden? Don’t Dig Up New Injuries This Year

Springtime is here  (despite our recent rainy and cold weather) and many gardeners are anxious to get in their gardens. According to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, gardening is considered low impact activity, yet many gardeners end up with aches and pains after spending time in the garden. This is particularly common, if you have been [...]

2017-06-10T01:31:52+00:00June 10th, 2017|
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