As a physiotherapist I have clients come in all the time and tell me things like: “I stretch ALL of the time and it doesn’t help” or “I always feel tight, no matter how much I stretch” or “I know I should be stretching more to feel better”. So what gives? Why does stretching alwaysContinue reading “Should You Stretch? Or Stabilize?”
“The chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken” – Samuel Johnson Today we are going to talk about two sides of the same coin: change. More specifically, how insidious seemingly small actions or symptoms can build over time to the point where we wonder whatContinue reading “The Blessing & Curse of Slow Change Over Time”
If you are someone who is constantly thinking about what your pelvic floor is doing while you workout then this article is for you! The goal should always be that your pelvic floor works as it should WITHOUT you thinking about it!
A recent systematic review with meta-analysis (for those non-science folks reading one of the highest quality studies you can have!) looked at a common treatment options for Achilles tendinopathy: exercise, orthotics and splinting. What they Measured: Researchers measured function, pain and quality of life for managing Achilles tendinopathy, and analysis 22 studies with over 1100Continue reading “Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy”
Pregnancy is an incredibly exciting time of life, but it can also be a time where you feel unsure about all of the things you should and should not do. A lot of women who have always been active wonder if they can continue to train the way they have previously, while others who haveContinue reading “Should you exercise during pregnancy? Yes!”
Today I just wanted to remind you that its okay – in fact not just okay, but necessary – to walk before you run. To slow things down and master the basics before trying to get to the advanced stuff. To recognize that just because you aren’t achieving your end goal at this moment inContinue reading “Remember, it’s OK to Walk Before You Run.”