What a year this has been so far! 2020 seemed so promising on January 1st but has turned out to be one of many challenges and stressors for most of us. With the intimate connection our body shares with our mind, stress has a direct effect on both our physical and mental well-being as well
Time heals everything, right? Unfortunately, not always. Knowing the right time to seek physiotherapy treatment for an injury can be one of the most important factors in the likelihood of a full recovery. As physiotherapists, the clients we see who require the most sessions and have worse outcomes in the long term are those who
Life has changed immensely in a short span of time – for all of us. I thought when we closed the clinic doors for in-person appointments that it would be for a week or two maximum. Yet here we are, over a month later…still closed with no definite idea of when we may be able
It’s the final week of our January Blog Series – Pilates-based strengthening for runners…and I’ve saved one of me favourites for last: the side-lying leg press. This exercise challenges the ability to maintain neutral through the spine both in the side lines as well as the anterior(front)-posterior(back) line while working the gluteals.
Week Two Pilates-Based Home Exercise for Runners: Leg Lowers with Resistance Though rehabilitation for runners often focuses on gluteal activation, many of the runners I see in the clinic also have poor abdominal strength. This can result in being unable to support the lower back during longer runs, leading to stiffness and achiness in the