How To Win a Silver Medal – Pilates Works!!

Hi All you Budding Olympians….
I am a physiotherapist who works with the Canadian Rowing Team and who was very proud just like all of you when the men’s and women’s eight captured a silver medal at the London Olympics.
Keeping those bodies fit and ready for action is a feat into itself. These athletes pull many pounds […]

By |July 6th, 2016|Pilates|0 Comments

A Stiff Neck – The Physiotherapist Approach to Management:

I don’t know how people walk around everyday with a neck that barely moves (Stiff neck). Patients tell me they have had it for a long time and it is part of their body issues that they just get used to working around and compensating.

They normally can’t recount any history of an injury, but say […]

By |September 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to properly wear a helmet

As the warm weather approaches, many of us will be heading out on our bicycles. Did you know that wearing a helmet if you are under 18 is the law in Ontario? Head injuries are the number 1 cause of serious injury and death to kids on bicycles.

Helmets are an easy-to-wear accessory that helps keep […]

By |May 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sitting is killing you!

Sitting is killing you! Every major publication, newspaper, and scientific journal has recently published an article with a similar headline.

In the current issue of Scientific American James Levine “Killer Chairs” article states that average American sits for 13 hours per day! That’s more then we sleep, which is another topic all in itself. Research found […]

By |April 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Myofascial Release

Whether you are an elite athlete, a weekend warrior, a couch potato, or anything in between, you can benefit from Myofascial Release. Athletes put a tremendous stress on their bodies with intense training. Lack of proper warm up and recovery and even just the repetitive movement can lead to lactic acid build up and micro […]

By |March 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments