With the COVID-19 case count rising in Ontario, as well as in the rest of the country, an increasing number of people are reporting persistent symptoms of COVID-19. Long COVID is a term created by patients living with on-going symptoms of COVID-19 that last longer than 4 weeks post infection. A survey performed in theContinue Reading »
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The Most Underrated Exercise…
The gyms are closed because of COVID, you are looking to increase your activity levels, so you think high energy cardio exercises are the answer. Why not try walking? Before you hit the x and close this window, hear me out. Walking is the most underrated activity you can do to become a healthier version of yourself.Continue Reading »
Essentials for Home Office Ergonomics
With more and more people now working from home, and no longer having access to ergonomic workstations that they would typically have when working in a big office, it can make us more susceptible to develop aches and pains. Home office ergonomics isn’t as easy to control as it is in a big office setting. FirstContinue Reading »
Do You Have to Keep Living with Pain? 4 Tips to Help Deal with Annoying Aches or Pains
I know many people in their 40’s-60’s just like you who have aches and pains, and don’t know what to do about them. I know this because I hear it all the time! It can be incredibly frustrating when pain is stopping you from doing the things that you love. Below are 4 tips toContinue Reading »
Standup Paddleboarding and it’s Many Health Benefits
With those consistent days in the high twenties and thirties, it’s safe to say summer is here to stay and in full swing! Have you heard of the latest fitness craze? Standup paddleboarding is a fun outdoor activity perfect for solo adventures or within group settings. And on top of that there are so manyContinue Reading »
“Fore!” – The Prevention of Golf Injuries
After a long and cold winter, spring and summer have finally arrived, and for some this means that golf season is in full swing. After putting this sport on hold for several months of winter (which can feel like forever), diving back into it full throttle can be a little too much, too soon forContinue Reading »
Are Pictures Really Worth A Thousand Words?
Clients who have back and neck pain often ask us “Do I need an X-ray?” and “Can an MRI tell me what’s wrong?” In this blog we hope to help answer those questions and put you at ease that your physiotherapist has your best interest, health, and safety in mind when we decide whether orContinue Reading »
Dancing Away From Injury
“Growing up being highly involved in dance, as a dancer and a teacher, our Physiotherapist Shira Schwartz has been through her fair share of injuries, but also knows what dancing is all about and the strain that it can put on ones body and is our in house expert for anything related to dance andContinue Reading »
Physiotherapy and Weight Loss
Are you trying to lose weight? Do you feel like you would benefit from more information and support during the weight loss process? Did you know that your physiotherapist can help with this? Starting the Weight Loss Journey According to Statistics Canada, in 2014 61.8% of men (8.2 million) and 46.2% of women (6.1 million)Continue Reading »
Tummy Time Tips – Making Motor Development a Fun Activity!
Regardless of the age of your baby, they should definitely be spending some time on their tummy. Tummy time helps with your baby’s development but at the same time limits the chances of developing plagiocephaly (flatness of the head) or torticollis (adaptive shortening of the muscles on one side of the neck), which are commonContinue Reading »