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Don’t Forget Your Zzzzzzz’s

One thing we don’t always think of when trying to heal from an injury is the importance of sleep.  One of the main reasons why sleep helps to promote healing is because growth hormone production happens when we sleep. These growth hormones help with cell production, cell and tissue regeneration and regulation of your metabolism. 

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It’s “Back to the Backpack” Time!

With back-to-school quickly approaching many of us are pulling out the backpacks or shopping for a new one for the upcoming school year.  Even if you’re not a student, many people wear backpacks to carry all their essentials for the day.  Over time these backpacks can cause strain on our spines and can lead to

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No Skipping…Try Skipping!!

If you’re like me you have a limited amount of time each day to dedicate to your daily workout so sometimes in an effort to save time, I skip the warm up or cool down.  However, although they might add a few extra minutes to your daily workout, the warm up and cool down are

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Are Your Bones As Healthy As They Can Be?

Let’s talk bone health!  Most people think that only adults over 50 have to worry about bone health and osteoporosis but the truth is we need to think about our bone health starting at a very young age.  For most of us, we will reach our peak bone mass by the time we are 30

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Acupuncture…Tell Me More!

At A Body In Motion Rehabilitation our physiotherapists use a wide range of treatment options that are individualized to meet your needs.  One option that you may be offered is acupuncture.  Many patients who come to the clinic have never tried acupuncture and often have many questions about how it is used and its effectiveness

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The Dreaded Paperwork!!

So you’ve made an initial assessment appointment to see one of our therapists and you hear our amazing admin staff say, “wonderful, so we will see you Thursday and in the meantime, I am going to send you some paperwork and would love it if you can complete it and return it to us PRIOR

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Healthy Children Make Healthy Adults!!

For many kids and teens the last year and a half has caused disruption to their extracurricular sports and physical activity.  Combine that with the extra screen time, and we have a lot of kids who aren’t getting their required amount of exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  So how much exercise do kids really

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It’s True…Hard Work Always Pays Off!!

Team ABIM loves to celebrate success and today we are celebrating an amazing young woman! Amelia rehabed her way right into the The Alberta Ballet School of Canada where she will spend the summer training in their summer dance program! Amelia will then continue her studies ABS as she has been accepted into their full

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Staying Healthy On Your Bike!

We’re all aware of the health benefits of keeping active, and what better way to enjoy the outdoors than hopping on your bike.  Cycling is a great choice for physical fitness.  Not only does it work your cardiovascular system but it also requires the use of many different muscles in your body.  As with any

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Are You Practicing Self-Care?

That is a good question?  If asked, I think many of us would admit that we are not great at self-care because we equate self-care with being self-indulgent or being selfish.  We feel like taking care of ourselves is taking time away from others and that causes us anxiety and guilt.  The truth is, that

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Erectile Dysfunction and Pelvic Physiotherapy

Penile Rehab and Sexual Health in Male Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy When the first male pelvic health course was taught, Australian Professor Pauline Chiarelli concluded that men’s health was 30 years behind women’s health. We are closing the gap and continuing to focus on the evolution of pelvic floor physiotherapy for males. After all… everyone has

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Is My Home Exercise Really That Important?

When you come to A Body In Motion Rehabilitation for physiotherapy not only will you receive treatment while you are at the clinic but your physiotherapist will also create a personalized home exercise program (HEP) for you to do between your visits to the clinic.  The HEP can be anything from one quick stretch to

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