Have you been experiencing neck pain for longer than 3 months? Have you had a history of a whiplash injury, or been experiencing tension type headaches due to poor posture?Read More
The rotator cuff is comprised of 4 muscles that aid in stability of the shoulder, by keeping the ball (head of the humerus) in the socket (glenoid cavity of the scapula). These 4 muscles also help with moving the arm in various directions. The 4 muscles of the rotator cuff areRead More
Pelvic floor dysfunction can cause a variety of different symptoms. One cause of pelvic floor dysfunction is due to hypertonic (or overactive) pelvic floor muscles. There are a variety of reasons why our pelvic floor muscles tighten up, but one common reason is when we experience “fight or flight” situations, our body tensions up various muscle groups. Such as, being stressed out, anxious, worried or getting stuck in traffic. Overtime these states can last for not just minutes, but days.. weeks… and even months.Read More
Pelvic Health Physiotherapists are trained to perform internal assessment on patients in order to appropriately assess the muscles, connective tissue and nerves that make up the pelvic floor. In order to perform an internal assessment, these Physiotherapists must be trained and registered with the College of Physiotherapists.Read More
Have you been suffering from chronic low back pain and seen little improvement with conservative therapy? Have you noticed any changes in the pelvic region, such as pain or a feeling of pressure or heaviness, pain with sexual intercourse, urinary or fecal incontinence?
Low back pain is the most common reason why patients visit a healthcare provider.
Plantar Fasciitis: Have you ever experienced pain in your heel that was worse when you woke up in the morning, and/or aggravated by prolonged weight bearing, such as standing or walking? Chances are you were suffering from a condition known as plantar fasciitis, which is the most common cause of heel pain.Read More
Urinary incontinence is a highly prevalent condition. It is estimated that 3.3 million (10%) Canadians suffer from urinary incontinence. The challenge is that many people do not feel comfortable talking to their family physician or health care provider about incontinenceRead More