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Ask the Professionals

Ask the Professional Q: I had surgery on my elbow earlier this year and, through rehabilitation, I have been getting more flexible and strong. I have some puckering scar tissue that is causing some restriction, and trouble straightening my elbow. I am wondering if Massage therapy will help at all? A: I am so glad that your rehabilitation is going well and I think that massage therapy can definitely help with scar tissue. When it comes to an injury, our bodies lay down scar tissue to help heal ...
Posted on 2022-07-29

Manual Lymph Drainage

Ask the Professionals: Manual Lymphatic Drainage What is swelling you ask? I think we can all say we have experienced swelling at some point in our life. Whether it was when you were pregnant with your first child, sprained your ankle or following a surgical procedure. There are many reasons why and how the body develops swelling. The lymphatic system is the bodies sewage management system. It is a network of tissues, vessels and organs that are in charge of regulating fluid (lymph) within ou...
Posted on 2022-06-29

The Benefits of Aquatherapy

The Benefits of Aquatherapy
There is no place on earth like being in the water, and luckily for us here in Muskoka, water is all around us. At ProActive we harness the healing power of water to help our clients on their recovery journeys through our Aquatherapy program. Aquatherapy is effective for treating many conditions including arthritis, fibromyalgia, joint replacement recovery, MS and secondary effects of cancer. The water is a soothing and supportive environment to help the body heal, gain strength and manage pain...
Posted on 2022-06-20

How Physio Can Help With Long COVID

How Physio Can Help With Long COVID
May is National Physiotherapy Month, and in 2022 the focus is on how physiotherapy can help alleviate the symptoms of Long COVID. Long COVID has become an increasing concern worldwide as more and more of us contract COVID and deal with its after effects. Although the mechanisms that cause post-COVID conditions are still being investigated, there is an immediate need for effective symptom management.  What is Long COVID?. Most people who contract COVID-19 fully recover after a week or two....
Posted on 2022-05-31

Meet Our Physio Team

Meet Our Physio Team
The secret to our success at ProActive Rehab is our incredible staff, made up of physiotherapists, exercise therapists, RMTs, assistants and administrators. Our team members work closely together to provide our clients with comprehensive and personalized treatment options. Physiotherapy is ProActive’s core service; it’s the one we started with 20 years ago and what we are most known for. ProActive’s physio team includes two registered physiotherapists, an exercise therapist, a...
Posted on 2022-05-26
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