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Physiotherapy

Exercise is good, right?  But how soon is too soon after giving birth? If you had an uncomplicated vaginal birth, you can start gentle exercise (walking, stairs, breathing exercises, some abdominal exercises) almost immediately after giving birth, but clear it with a medical professional first.  Research on women who begin exercise after giving birth shows...

Posture– or avoiding slouching—is often discussed by people who have lower back or neck pain.  People are often told to sit up straight, as poor posture has been thought to be one of the causes of back or neck pain. Research shows that people with low back pain may find certain postures painful, but it...

As we get older, we unfortunately discover that our brains can slow down too.  Some studies that involve both humans and animals have shown that regular aerobic exercise like walking or jogging can give a boost to memory and cognition.  Aerobic exercise can increase the number of new neurons in the brain’s memory centre,...

Low back pain is the leading cause of pain and disability worldwide. Statistically, the prevalence of lower back pain is increasing, so what are we doing wrong? Historically, people have often been told to rest or to strengthen their core muscles, and for many, that is not helpful advice to get to the root...

Are you feeling tire, stress, and have no energy?  These restorative exercises can help relieve tension in your body, improve sleep quality, improve movement, increase blood flow, tap into your central nervous system, and calm your mind.  Diaphragmatic Breathing: Sit in a comfortable position and cross your legsPlace 1 hand on your lower ribs...

Lower back pain is prevalent and patients frequently seek help to deal with the pain and functional limitations that arise.  It sounds oversimplified, but commonly lower back pain begins without any trauma, but more due to the cumulative effect of too much lumbar flexion each and every day—sitting in slouched posture at the computer, sitting...

New research indicates that certain cells found in the fascia communicate directly with the nervous system, each other, and with every other organ in the body. If this is true, this thinking challenges what we thought we knew—the central nervous system may not be the one in control of all of the body systems....