Reclaim your Rhythm
Reclaim Your Rhythm By: Stacey Van Schyndel In support of February’s Heart Health month our clinic has been doing a ‘Reclaim Your Rhythm’ challenge. The goal is simple – track your daily minutes of movement and report your weekly total. There are no hard rules, just get your body moving. Anything counts – walking, cleaning your house, snowshoeing, yoga, shoveling snow, etc. While the top three winners get bragging rights, the beauty of the c...
Posted on 2023-02-21
The role of physiotherapy in preventing and managing arthritis
Arthritis is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by inflammation in the joints, which can lead to pain, stiffness and limited mobility. While there is no cure for this condition, physiotherapy can play a crucial role in managing and preventing arthritis. In this blog post, we will explore how physiotherapy can help individuals who are living with arthritis and how it can help prevent the onset of this condition. One of the main goals of physiotherap...
Posted on 2023-01-31
The Psychological Benefit of Aquatic Therapy
While the physiological benefits of exercise are well known, there are some unique and additional benefits of participating in aquatic therapy or aquatic programing. People can experience numerous psychological benefits when they engage in regular pool exercises. Aquatic therapy will not only help individuals strengthen their bodies and manage pain but can also improve their overall mental health. Below are a few unexpected psychological benefits of aquatic therapy. Stress Relief Swimming is...
Posted on 2022-12-19
Can massage therapy be a good treatment option for concussion management?
Ask the Professional – Sarah Tyler RMT Q: Can massage therapy be a good treatment option for concussion management? A: Concussions are a complex injury that can affect many different aspects of your health, and how you manage it can greatly affect your recovery. When it comes to rehab during initial healing from injury, the main focuses typically will be mood management, sleep hygiene, headache control, and cardiovascular exercise. Massage therapy can be an excellent addition to ...
Posted on 2022-11-17
Manual Lymph Drainage- Is Manual Lymph Drainage good for you?
As a Registered Massage Therapist, I am trained and specialize in the soft tissues of the body including muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints. In my practice, I see a variety of cases from concussions, knee or hip replacements, frozen shoulder and many more. What I started to notice about my practice is that there were many patients that were experiencing edema, aka swelling, due to an injury or condition. Manual Lymph Drainage is a trained skill that is offered and taught ...
Posted on 2022-11-04
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