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Even though we’ve temporarily closed the doors of ProActive Rehab’s physical location as part of the nation-wide effort to “flatten the curve” of the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that injury recovery shouldn’t and doesn’t need to stop. We’ve adapted to these strange times by moving our physiotherapy services online. Virtual physiotherapy, or telerehab, has been gaining momentum in the physiotherapy industry for some time but wasn’t being widely used...
Posted on 2020-04-15
Becoming and staying well in these tumultuous times...what you can do By: Leslie Tempest, PT A wise person once said...we may not control all that happens to us but we do control how we respond.  And it turns out, how we chose to respond makes all the difference. In this day and age of modern medicine and with our knowledge only getting greater one would think we should be getting healthier but alas, this is not the case.  Lower back pain continues to be the world-wide leader in the ...
Posted on 2020-03-10
Pevlic Health: How can it help you? By: Jaimee Clarkson  Pelvic health is a growing topic of discussion and recent research has been discovering a strong correlation with chronic low back and hip pain. It is important to acknowledge the key role it has on our health. Our pelvic muscles are known for 5 important functions: Support: These muscles help support our organs against gravity, vaginal/rectal walls and intra-abdominal pressure. Sphincter: Helps maintain urine and fecal...
Posted on 2020-02-26
‘How long’ – What to expect during your soft tissue injury rehabilitation One question that is on every new clients’ mind is – how long will this take? How long until I can return to my daily activities, running, work etc. The answer is difficult to determine and this is important when discussing rehab timelines and managing expectations within recovery.  No two people will have the same recovery or rehab process. Soft tissue injuries are injuries to the musc...
Posted on 2020-01-29
by Emily Southby, Manual Osteopath  I was recently watching a TV show called Awake. In this show, contestants are kept awake for 24 hours and are then asked to compete with various mental and physical tasks. Throughout the show, you are told how an average well-rested individual does in comparison to how the contestants are doing. After staying awake for 24 hours contestants’ decision making, fine and gross motor skills, and concentration are greatly impacted. Even though this is a...
Posted on 2019-12-27
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