How to avoid stationary bike injuries

pt Health At-home exercises, Fitness, Physiotherapy

Cycling has many health benefits as it provides a solid workout, helping you to improve your heart health and strengthen your core and leg muscles. This is just one of the many reasons why millions of us continue to choose the humble bicycle, invented in the early 19th century, as a regular method of transportation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people discovered (or …

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Strength training can help prevent falls. Here’s how.

pt Health At-home exercises, Balance, Physiotherapy

Being fearful of falling and avoiding activity because of that fear is something that becomes more common as we age. Rather than decreasing the risk of falls, this can actually contribute to an increased risk of falling. Falls can decrease independence (due to injury), and overall quality of life as mobility and function are impacted. Avoiding activity also leads to …

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5 balance exercises that can help prevent falls

pt Health Balance, Physiotherapy

Falls are a leading cause of hospitalization in older adults, often resulting in injury. It is important to recognize why falls happen and what we can do to prevent them. Falls are the result of a combination of a loss in balance (which is harder to maintain as we age) and a failure to regain it. Balance is regained by …

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5 tips to avoid the aches and pains of working from home

pt Health Chiropractic, Ergonomics

With work from home becoming the new reality for many of us, it’s key that we keep updated on the best ways to combat muscle fatigue and stiffness. Here are some helpful tips and tricks to help you to avoid falling into bad habits and to adjust to your new work setting. You can print this infographic and stick it …

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How mindfulness practice can help manage pelvic pain

pt Health Pelvic health, Physiotherapy

Chances are that you or someone you know has persistent pelvic pain. Persistent pelvic pain is long-standing pain that is recognized to be located in the female or male pelvic structures. This pain can be due to persistent pelvic pain syndrome or be related to other known conditions that produce pain, such as endometriosis. Why might I be experiencing persistent …

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8 fun ways you can stay active this winter

pt Health Physiotherapy

It may be tempting to stay inside during the winter, but did you know that adults and seniors can experience significant health benefits by being active outdoors during the colder months of the year? In fact, it is beneficial for all of us, no matter the age, to embrace our inner child and head out into the snow! Benefits of …

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Exercise strategies and activities to help you work out at home

pt Health At-home excerises

Don’t feel like going for a run or leaving your house to go to the gym? We are often our own biggest barrier to getting moving, but it’s important to remember that a good workout not only makes you feel accomplished, it can also help you grow and give you mental and physical strength to get through life’s daily challenges. …

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Don’t let winter weather prevent you from receiving the care you need

pt Health Hybrid Care, Physiotherapy, Virtual Care

When winter weather has you thinking twice about driving your car, taking the bus, or even just leaving your home, it can be a challenge to get to your in-clinic appointment. Our team is dedicated to help you receive the best care, no matter the season. That’s why we’re continuing to offer virtual care as a treatment option. Through virtual …

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How to fix a knot in your back

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If you have any kind of job that involves staying in a sitting position for long periods of time, then chances are you have experienced the “knot”, a muscle tension that feels like it’s sitting right under your shoulder blade, making it achy, burning and sore. You try to take a break and move around, but it doesn’t budge. When …

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