Five Bullet Friday, New Research, Physical Therapy, The Latest Research in Pelvic Health

Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health – January 3, 2020

Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. The Effects of Intermittent Fasting on Health, Aging and Disease – NEW Article in NEJM 2. Explaining Pain to Your Patients – A Physio’s Favourite Resource 3. Urinary and Gynaecological Dysfunctions Common with EDS and Associated Hypermobility Disorders 4. Global Consensus Guidelines on Use of Testosterone in Women… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health – January 3, 2020

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Are you always Kegel-ing during exercise? Find out two reasons that may not be the best idea

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!

Movement and Rehab Articles, New Research, Physical Therapy, The Latest Research in MSK Health

Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy

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 1100… Continue reading Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy

Movement and Rehab Articles, New Research, Pelvic Health Articles, The Latest Research in Pelvic Health

Should you exercise during pregnancy? Yes!

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 have… Continue reading Should you exercise during pregnancy? Yes!

Movement and Rehab Articles, Pelvic Health Articles, Physical Therapy

Remember, it’s OK to Walk Before You Run.

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 in… Continue reading Remember, it’s OK to Walk Before You Run.

Pelvic Health Articles, Physical Therapy

What to Look for in a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Your pelvic health is such a huge part of your overall well-being and quality of life, and I’m so happy to see that this critically important aspect of our health is starting to get some more attention in mainstream media and news as of late. Women have long since suffered from pelvic floor dysfunctions including… Continue reading What to Look for in a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Movement and Rehab Articles, New Research, Pain, Physical Therapy, Recovery

Should you get an X-Ray or Image?

I was driving around town the other day, doing errands, when I saw a sign with a message on it that I see far too often: "Taking new patients – get your first chiropractic assessment, with full x-rays!" Now, before I continue on with this article I want you to know that this is not… Continue reading Should you get an X-Ray or Image?

Modalities, Movement and Rehab Articles, New Research, Recovery, The Latest Research in MSK Health

Whole Body Cryotherapy and Ice: Worth the Hype?

Whole Body Cryotherapy seems to be the latest rage, touting amazing benefits for all. But, is it really worth all the hype? Key Points (for those of you who want the Coles Notes) Whole body cryotherapy is an inferior method to cooling subcutaneous and core body temperatures Placebo is likely largely responsible for the positive… Continue reading Whole Body Cryotherapy and Ice: Worth the Hype?