prevention

Let’s Talk About Leakage

Published: June 25th, 2018
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Do you ever pee a little when you cough? Do you avoid jumping because you know it will cause you to leak? How about rushing to the toilet as soon as you get home and still not making it in time? If any of these descriptors apply to you, know that you are not alone! Incontinence. It’s a word we hear a lot about, but what does it really mean? It is estimated that 3.3…

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Why Does My Shoulder Hurt When I Don’t Remember Injuring It?

Published: September 21st, 2017
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Why Does My Shoulder Hurt When I Don’t Remember Injuring It? The shoulder is a complex joint and has many different anatomical components that could be the source of pain.  At a recent shoulder course, the lecturer listed off at least 48 different diagnoses for shoulder pain. One of the most common diagnoses that can cause ongoing shoulder pain with no apparent mechanism of injury is tendinopathy.   What is the difference between Tendinopathy and…

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See a Physiotherapist for a movement screen – even when you don’t have an injury.

Published: April 11th, 2017
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Establish a baseline so you can play to your strengths and work on your weaknesses. What if I told you that your Physiotherapist or Massage Therapist is actually an excellent resource to do check-ups on your body, even if you’re injury free? That way we can check out even those minor aches and pains to help prevent them from getting worse. We all know that we go to the dentist to prevent cavities and we…

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Why is Massage so beneficial?

Published: March 17th, 2017
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There are so many benefits to Massage. If we view Massage as a treatment rather than an indulgence, would we value it more and therefore, view it in a different light? I know… we all have a visual of a Massage room. Some see it as a relaxing place. Others, a table in a closed space with a strong Therapist waiting to treat us. These visuals are somewhat true, but even so, there are tremendous…

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K-Taping. What is it? and What’s All The Hype?

Published: November 4th, 2016
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Recently many Olympic athletes have been seen sporting brightly colored tape on different muscles and body parts. It has become increasingly popular over the last few years. So what exactly is all the hype and what is the purpose of it? This type of taping is called the Kinesio Taping Method.

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