static stretching and dynamic stretching

Physiotherapy for Neck Pain

Many of our clients come to our physiotherapy clinic seeking relief for their neck pain. Whether the neck pain occurs after prolonged sitting in front of a computer, after a bad night’s sleep, an accident, or as a result of other physical activity, physiotherapy can help identify the root cause and alleviate the pain.

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What to Expect at your Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Assessment

In a previous blog post we covered what pelvic health physiotherapy is and what conditions we are able to assess and treat at the clinic. Now what can you expect at your first session with us?

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What is Pelvic Health and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specialty within physiotherapy that focuses on the muscles, joints, connective tissues, and nerves of the pelvis, low back, and hips.

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Road Trip Stretching and Wellness Tips

With a few more summer months ahead, many of us are packing up the car for road trip adventures. Whether you are driving east for maritime vibes, heading west to explore mountains, or north for some of Ontario’s beautiful camping, we’ve got tips for making your car ride friendlier on your body!

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Stretching: Static vs Dynamic

We all know that stretching is an important part of improving flexibility and maintaining overall health. However, in recent years there has been a lot of confusion on whether static or dynamic stretching is best.

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Working from home — what does that mean for you and your body?

Sitting at a desk for hours on end can cause excessive stress on structures in our body. Without taking adequate breaks or changing up our posture, these structures often become fatigued.

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walking, wellness, and physio

Spring Walking

Walking is a low impact activity on the body, doesn’t require more than a comfortable pair of shoes, and allows you to get outside and safely socialize with family and friends. Not only does regular brisk walking improve cardiovascular health, it can also reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors such as body mass, BMI, blood pressure, body fat, and fasting glucose levels.

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ACL injury and physiotherapy

ACL Injuries and Changes to Brain Structure

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are a common and often debilitating knee injury that can end the career of a professional athlete or prevent us from enjoying the activities of daily living. New research from the University of Michigan has also shown that individuals who have undergone ACL reconstruction surgery may have structural changes in their brain.

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flexibility, mobility, and physiotherapy

Flexibility vs. Mobility — What's the Difference?

There has been a massive influx of exercise content on the web and social media, where “flexibility” and “mobility” exercises are shown. These two words seem to sometimes be used interchangeably when they in fact have very different meanings.

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Fascia and Physiotherapy

Fascia — What is it, what does it do, and why does it matter?

The term fascia has become extremely trendy of late, and you may have heard personal trainers, athletes, and health professionals talking about it. In this post, we will explore what the fascia exactly is and why it is so important in affecting our ability to move.

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