Physiotherapy…It’ll Move You!
May is National Physiotherapy Month! This is an annual event celebrated in Canada every May to recognize and celebrate the important contributions of physiotherapists in promoting health, wellness, and physical rehabilitation. This year’s theme is Leading Action...
Constipation: Common, NOT Normal!
Constipation is not a normal and balanced state of the body. Although constipation in COMMON, it is NOT normal. Constipation is merely a symptom, not a diagnosis, of an underlying imbalance in the body.
Home Workstations That Don’t “Work”!
Poor home workstations need to go! Does this sound familiar? You previously commuted to an office on a regular basis where you had a fairly decent workstation. Then the COVID pandemic hit, and you were told that you would have to work from home temporarily, so you plopped down your laptop on the dining room table and set up camp. Figured it wasn’t a big deal for a couple weeks, right? Well, fast forward 3 years…
Don’t Wait on Wellness
Have you been curious to see what our wellness services are all about? Maybe you’ve felt like chiropractic, physiotherapy, and counselling etc. are reserved for those in the worst of situations. Maybe you’ve felt like your dysfunction is normal and therefore you should just suck it up. Keep reading if this sounds like you!
Fear of Birth
How can you start to trust that your body was designed to have a baby? To love your body that is going to give you this amazing human life made in your likeness?
Can Stretching Be Bad For You?
Nowadays, the fitness and physiotherapy world have oversimplified the reason for any and every musculoskeletal pain we experience. “Your muscles are tight because you don’t stretch enough.” It is true that a lack of flexibility can be a cause of injury and pain, but so can too much flexibility. Are your muscles over-engaged or disengaged? Read Mike’s blog to learn more!
The Vagus Nerve
We all have a vagus nerve that runs throughout our body from our brain to our gut. It is one nerve but it is so powerful when it comes to how we feel in our bodies and how our body works to regulate our nervous system.
Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture
Dr. Elena Zarifis , ND’s extra certification in Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture allows her to provide her patients with the opportunity to practice self care, and a natural alternative to common cosmetic procedures that are sought after by many when trying to achieve a glowing , plump and youthful complexion and addressing fine lines.
The last Wednesday in September is Rowan’s Law Day, to honour the memory of Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old high school rugby player from Ottawa who died tragically in 2013 from a condition known as “second impact syndrome”. In this blog, our Physiotherapist Maryann Fabrizio discusses concussions and concussion safety.
One of the biggest concerns my pregnant patients have is the position of their baby in-utero. In fact, this is one of the main reasons we get so many referrals from midwifery clinics. This is a valid concern as every pregnant woman knows that proper positioning of their baby in-utero is directly related to better birth outcomes….. read more