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
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
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
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
With Breast Cancer Awareness month coming to an end, we wanted to provide some information regarding physiotherapy and recovery from breast surgery. Many patients who are on a breast cancer journey are required to have some type of surgery as part of their treatment plan. As with other surgeries, breast surgery or radiation can come
How’s Your Posture??
Did you know that poor posture can not only cause neck, shoulder and back pain but it can also lead to issues with balance, digestion, breathing and your pelvic floor? Having good posture is an important part of staying healthy. The key to good posture is maintaining the position of your spine. The spine has
September Means Back to Routine…But How?
With the lazy days of summer a thing of the past, many of us are thinking about how to get ourselves motivated to get back to taking care of our bodies. For some, a regular exercise or physiotherapy routine was put on hold for trips to the cottage and lazy days in the sun! Now
Fueling a Healing Body?
So, you’ve injured yourself and you’re doing all the right things…you’re going to A Body In Motion Rehabilitation for physiotherapy, you’re staying diligent with your home exercise program and you’re trying to sleep well to help your body heal. Sounds like you are doing great! Have you thought about the fuel you are putting into
Hello friends! I am sure that you have all heard the news! Mask mandates have changed, and healthcare facilities are no longer mandated to enforce mandatory mask wearing. I would be lying if I did not say that this brings a slew of different emotions with it. After all, for the last two years, we
I’ve Been in a Fender Bender…Now What?
Car accidents, no matter how minor, always cause a lot of stress. We often have patients attend A Body In Motion Rehabilitation after being in a car accident. Once the initial shock wears off you are left with several questions about what to do now. If you’ve had a car accident, be sure to call
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
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!