How to Prevent Heat Exhaustion

How to Prevent Heat Exhaustion

Between the sunny weather (mostly), and the need to socially distance during activity, people are ready to get outside and get more active. With that, comes the risk of​ heat exhaustion​. What is heat exhaustion? It is a condition that results when the body overheats....

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What is Fascia?

What is Fascia?

Fascia (noun) [ fash-ee-uh ] Anatomy, Zoology. a band or sheath of connective tissue investing, supporting, or binding together internal organs or parts of the body. Now, let’s talk fascia. Healthy fascia is the ground substance that creates intricate webbing and...

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Can Physiotherapy help TMJ Dysfunction (TMD)?

Can Physiotherapy help TMJ Dysfunction (TMD)?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects the jawbone to your skull. You have one joint on either side of your face, and it is incredibly important for functions such as eating, talking, smiling, and intimacy. Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD)...

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What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists are trained in assessing and treating dysfunctions of the pelvic floor, such as fecal and urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, painful intercourse, pre and postpartum concerns, painful menstruation and prolapse. Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy...

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Clinical Pilates: 10 Health Benefits

Clinical Pilates: 10 Health Benefits

We get asked a lot here at Reformotiv Physio + Pilates about Clinical Pilates which is a unique service we offer here in Vancouver, BC. You’ve probably heard of Pilates but maybe haven't heard of Clinical Pilates before - it is not as commonly known as Pilates. To...

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Causes and Simple Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Causes and Simple Exercises for Lower Back Pain

What is the most common condition Physiotherapists treat, you ask? Well, one of the top culprits is Low Back Pain. Lower back pain and injury is a common condition and does affect a large portion of our population. Peter O’Sullivan, known to many as a guru...

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How to Sleep with Back Pain

How to Sleep with Back Pain

Tossing? Turning? Can’t sleep because you have back pain? How frustrating. Sleep is where you go to rest, rejuvenate and feel restored. When you can’t sleep or have to sleep in a very specific position to avoid your back aching or spasming you can feel...

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Every Body, 3D!

Every Body, 3D!

Clients often ask me, what is the best way I can move. The answer is always posed back as a question - “What is your favourite way to move?” There is no perfect way to exercise or stay fit for every body. Instead, I encourage you to find a movement...

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Reforming the Physiotherapy Experience

Reforming the Physiotherapy Experience

Do you ever close your eyes and ask yourself ‘What if I take a risk and do what I’ve always wanted to do?’. Sure you do, right? The thought crossed our minds many times over our careers but there was always an excuse. Timing. Money. Doubt. What if I fail?...

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