We have all heard of the use of Kegel exercises for low back pain to help strengthen and stabilize your pelvis. But what really is a Kegel and do we need to all be doing this exercise? We have noticed an upward trend of performing Kegels in Pilates and other core exercises, as well asContinue Reading »
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Graston Technique and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM) Clients often ask about the Graston Technique when what they are really referring to is the less commonly used name, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). Graston as well as IASTM is gaining popularity not only with patients, but as well with practitioners due to itsContinue Reading »
What is dry needling? Dry needling is an effective therapeutic intervention where a filament needle is used to release tight bands in muscles called trigger points, also known as knots. These knots can be painful with pressure, can refer pain over larger areas, and can also cause movement dysfunctions, which will lead to difficulty performingContinue Reading »
It is a well known fact that physical activity and/or exercise have many benefits. Some of the benefits of exercising regularly include helping with weight control, prevention of health conditions/diseases, improved mood, boosting energy levels, and promoting better sleep. Exercise is also a key component in the prevention of numerous injuries. Certain exercises have beenContinue Reading »
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