Managing your chronic pain with physiotherapy

Managing your chronic pain with physiotherapy  By: Amanda Rusis Chronic pain can significantly impact quality of life. While medications might provide temporary relief, it is essential to address the root cause of the pain in order to experience long-term improvement. In this blog post, we will talk about the benefits of physiotherapy for chronic pain management.  Understanding chronic pain  Chronic pain is typically defined as pain that lasts for more than 3 months, beyond th...
Posted on 2023-09-21

Stretching 101

Stretching 101 by Caliegh Kaufman CAT(c), Athletic Therapist  Stretching is a fundamental aspect of fitness and overall well-being that often goes overlooked. Incorporating proper stretching into your daily routine can improve flexibility, enhance performance in physical activities, reduce the risk of injury, and promote relaxation. In this article, we will explore the concept of proper stretching, its benefits, and best practices to maximize its effectiveness.  Wha...
Posted on 2023-08-03

Swimming to better mental health

Swimming to better mental health By: Marlee Moore We have all been through a lot during the last few years and one that continues to make headlines is our mental health. May was Mental Health awareness month, and the difficult truth is nearly one in five Canadians live with a mental health illness, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Now is a good time to pause and reflect on what we can do for ourselves to decrease our chances of mental illness and improve our overall qu...
Posted on 2023-06-30

Athletic Therapy is not just for athletes

Athletic Therapy is not just for athletes
ProActive Rehab is excited to introduce our newest team member, Caliegh Kaufman. Caliegh is a certified athletic therapist, and brings with her experience working with athletes on the field as well as workers in industrial settings. About Caliegh. Growing up, Caliegh knew she wanted to work in a career that involves helping people. She considered going into nursing, but realized that it might not be the best fit for someone who didn’t like the sight of needles. An affinity for sports and...
Posted on 2023-05-18

Massage Benefits for Concussions

ProActive Rehab is celebrating Brain Health Awareness Month throughout March. As many of you may or may not know, ProActive Rehab provides a number of treatment options for those who are recovering from a mild traumatic brain injury/concussion such as physiotherapy, exercise therapy and massage therapy. Massage Therapy is one of the most forgotten/under-utilized interventions when it comes to post concussion treatment. There have been ongoing studies that provide evidence on the effects and ben...
Posted on 2023-03-23
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