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Time To Move It Outside?

Now that spring is here walking can be a great fitness activity but is there a benefit to walking outdoors instead of on your treadmill?  Read on for the differences between walking outdoors and walking on your treadmill. Walking outside can often burn more calories as you have some elements such as wind and varying

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Are You Living With Pelvic Pain?

In 2017, the International Pelvic Pain Society designated May as Pelvic Pain Awareness Month in an effort to bring long overdue attention to persistent or chronic pelvic pain (CPP). I use the word “persistent” because “chronic” makes me feel helpless as a pelvic physio and I choose to believe that I can help…in some way!

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Low Back Pain and The Pelvic Floor

Nagging low back pain? For years, right? Someone suggested massage? You tried that. Someone suggested physio? You tried that. Chiro? Done. All very valuable tools to treat low back pain with great success. But…what if your low back pain isn’t just the result of a low back dysfunction. What if there are other muscles, tendons,

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Hot Or Cold? Which Is Best??

When your muscles have had a good workout and you’re feeling that overworked sensation should you reach for a hot pack or a bag of frozen peas?  Like most things, what works for some may not work for others. There are a few things you need to tune into before deciding if heat or ice

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Hip Pain Got You Down?

Have you ever had aching in your hips after sitting at your computer for an extended amount of time? This can happen because the hip joint bends and supports most of your body weight when you’re sitting.  The pain you’re experiencing can be a sharp, stabbing pain or more of a dull ache. Where you’re

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Healthy Body, Healthy Life!

Taking care of your body through nourishment is one of the most important things you can do for yourself.  When you nourish your body in the following ways you will feel stronger and better able to reach your goals. 1. Appreciate your body Many people are on a lifelong quest for the “perfect” body. Trying the

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What Do I Do With This Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, happens when the shoulder capsule thickens and becomes stiff and tight.  It is not known why this happens but when it does the shoulder is painful, stiff and becomes very hard to move.  Although the cause is not clear it does happen more in women between the ages of

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What More Can I Do??

We often have patients ask what they can be doing at home in between their physiotherapy visits to help manage or alleviate pain. One thing we always provide is an easy-to-follow home exercise program to help continue the healing but for people who want to go beyond their home exercises there are a few things

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Having Surgery? Consider Pre and Post Rehab!

Post surgical rehab is a very common recommendation of many surgeons.  Post operative physiotherapy has many benefits, one of which is helping patients safely return to daily activity and normal exercise.  The physiotherapists at A Body In Motion Rehabilitation provide patients with a very thorough post surgical assessment and develop a treatment plan specific to

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Well That Was A Lot of Snow!!!

After a day like yesterday, it seems like the perfect time to discuss snow shoveling. ⁣⁣Shoveling can actually be a great outdoor fitness activity but you need to be sure you’re taking some precautions or you can end up with a painful injury. The following is a list of things to consider before heading out

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Tension Headaches Got You Feeling Down?

Many of us experience tension headaches on a regular basis and especially during the business of the Christmas season and anticipating what lies ahead in the New Year!  Some of the common symptoms of a tension headache are: mild to moderate dull or aching pain, pressure behind the eyes, tightness in neck and shoulders and scalp

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Core Strengthening You Say?

Do you dream of having six pack abs but figure it’ll never happen so you give up trying???  A strong core is extremely important and means much more than rocking a washboard stomach at the beach! Core strength is important throughout your life.  It provides stability for your entire body and gives you better balance

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