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Understanding Clinical Pilates vs. Traditional Pilates

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Clinical Pilates, an adaptation of the Pilates method developed by Joseph Pilates, is a form of movement therapy that focuses on alignment, optimal joint mechanics, and functional retraining for patients rehabilitating from injuries and impairments. What sets Clinical Pilates apart from traditional Pilates is that it’s implemented and tailored by your healthcare practitioner – often […]

Male Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy: Understanding the Basics

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Are you experiencing pain and discomfort in your penis, testicles, anus, or anywhere in between? Have you been struggling with increased urination, discomfort with sitting, or erectile dysfunction? These issues can be caused by weak and tight pelvic floor muscles, a problem that affects men just as much as women. Fortunately, pelvic floor physiotherapy can […]

How Osteopathy Can Help With Chronic Pain

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Osteopathy is a form of manual therapy that focuses on the musculoskeletal, visceral, circulatory and neurological system and aims to restore function to the body. It was founded by Andrew Taylor Still in the late 1800s as an alternative to conventional medicine. Osteopathy is based on the principle that the body is a unit and […]

5 Effective Pelvic Floor Exercises

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The pelvic floor is a complex network of muscles, tissues, and ligaments. Anyone who’s experienced issues with their pelvic floor understands why it’s such an important group of muscles. A strong pelvic floor contributes to things like bladder control, sexual health, and core stability. Like any other muscle group, the pelvic floor requires regular exercise […]

Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates for Running Injuries

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Running, while a fantastic form of exercise and a popular hobby for many, comes with its fair share of risks. Common injuries such as runner’s knee, shin splints, and stress fractures can all take a toll on even the most seasoned of runners.  However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  Physiotherapy […]

What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

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Vestibular rehabilitation, a specialized form of physiotherapy, has been instrumental in helping patients overcome balance and dizziness issues.  This therapeutic approach focuses on the vestibular system, a part of the inner ear and brain that controls balance and eye movements. When this system is impaired, it can lead to various vestibular disorders causing symptoms like […]

Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates for Back Pain and Posture

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In today’s fast-paced world, where we often find ourselves sitting for long hours at work or slouching over our smartphones, it’s no wonder that poor posture and back pain have become increasingly common issues.  Fortunately, there are solutions that can help you improve your posture, alleviate back pain, and enhance your overall well-being: physiotherapy and […]

Understanding Chronic Pain and How Physiotherapy Can Help

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Living with chronic pain can be an isolating and debilitating experience. The pain can interfere with your daily activities, impact your mood and cause sleep disturbances. According to a Canadian Pain Task Force Report, almost 8 million people (1 in every 5) in Canada suffer from chronic pain. Fortunately, there are treatments available that can […]

Guide to Return to Running Postpartum

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Returning to running after having a baby is no small step – literally. Running is a high-impact activity that increases pressure within the abdomen, and the forces that act on the body and joints can more than double those experienced in walking. That being said, running postpartum is achievable, safe, and a great form of […]