It’s a well-known fact that sitting at the computer all day can be very unhealthy, especially if you’re sitting in the same position for hours at a time. That combined with hunching the shoulders and sitting in an uncomfortable chair can lead to chronic pain and injury. So what are you to do if your […]

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You Only Get One Heart!!!

February marks Heart Health month so we thought we’d take this opportunity to share some important information about how to improve your heart health and how to make healthy living a priority!⁣⁣The Heart and Stroke foundation reports that 9/10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease and stroke but, the good news

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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

When we think of the pelvic floor, our most immediate thoughts go the pelvic floor muscles and although they are a VERY important part of our pelvic health, there several other significantly important parts. We cannot overlook the importance of a sufficient and competent network to provide the blood supply to all parts of the

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You are an athlete…you work out…it’s what you do! ⁣ ⁣That may be at the competitive level or at the recreational level, but either way, you love what you do! You may be in the gym, or at the pool, or on the track, or on the road. You may be at the box, or

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The Cold and Your Joints!

Now that the cold weather has arrived (for real) it’s common to hear people complain of joint pain flare ups. Does weather affect joint pain? ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Several research studies have been done to try to prove the connection between cold, damp weather and an increase in joint pain. One theory is that people with joint

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Pelvic Physiotherapy and Cancer

The incidence rate of gynecological cancers continues to steadily increase and worldwide project data collection has found breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer and uterine cancer are among the top 10 cancers in females worldwide. It is estimated that breast cancer is the most common and its prevalence globally is surpassing lung cancer. ⁣ Gynecological

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Thumb Pain Giving You Grief?

If you’ve ever heard of de Quervain’s tenosynovitis or been told that you have it, it sounds terrible!! But don’t panic, it’s not as serious as you think!! De Quervain’s tenosynovitis refers to inflammation of the tendons in the thumb. This condition is common and causes pain and tenderness along the thumb side of the

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Got A Pain In The Butt?

Why is that pain in my butt??  There are many reasons why someone can experience pain in their tailbone (also known as coccydynia).  The tailbone is made up of 3 to 5 fused vertebrae and lies at the base of your spine.  There are several tendons, muscles and ligaments that connect to it.  The tailbone

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