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COVID – Physio Care Owen Sound

As we open the clinic in these uncertain times, we want to assure you that we are following the recommended protocols from the public health Ontario and our regulatory body to the best of our abilities to ensure that our facility is safe. Some of the measures that we are applying in our place includes,

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Chronic pain

Why do we regard muscles to be the “Anchors” of our Skeletal system?

  “It is well established that osseoligamentous spine (bone and ligaments) is inherently unstable; that is, with out muscular support the spine – thoracic spine until sacrum (tail-bone), will buckle under the compression load of only 20N. Whereas the lumbar spine alone can support 90N of compression load.” – Lee, D. The Pelvic Girdle – An

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Pelvic health Physiotherapy

Diastasis Recti – it’s not about closing the gap

All new moms! May I have your attention please.. ‼️ Are you struggling with “mummy tummy”(aka DRA – Diastasis Recti Abdominis)❓ This study published in 2016 shows that we need not obsess with “closing the gap” (diastasis recti – mummy tummy) but make the connection stronger.💯 J Orthop Sports Phys Ther: Behavior of the Linea Alba During a

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Breast cancer physiotherapy rehab in Owen Sound
Breast cancer rehab

Functional Rehab After Breast Cancer Surgery

A guide for patients who had a lumpectomy, mastectomy, sentinel node biopsy or axillary node dissection. Read this information to learn: • How you can expect to feel • What daily activities you can do • What exercises to do after your surgery • How scar massage can help • Other helpful resources We would

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Pelvic health Physiotherapy

When Should I see a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist ?

This 10- question survey would be able to help people with pelvic floor dysfunction be diagnosed earlier. If you answer “yes” to three or more of the following questions , you may likely have a pelvic floor dysfunction and would benefit with consulting a  pelvic health physiotherapist. Cozeans screening tool 1. I sometimes have pelvic

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Chronic pain

Got pain – Active approach vs Passive approach.

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Pain is one of the most common reasons for a persons visit to the outpatient clinic. In one end of the spectrum is the active approach where the emphasis is on staying active and doing things with a certain bias of pushing through the pain. The

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Chronic pain

Low back pain – Psoas Paradox

“Spending much time Sitting – This is for you”  Psoas is a major muscle in the human body, the attachment of this muscle is from the lumbar spine (low back) to the long bone of the thigh (femur). The primary function of Psoas is to bend the hip forward (hip flexion) and when this muscle

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Pelvic health Physiotherapy

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy?

What is pelvic health physiotherapy? Pelvic health physiotherapy also called as pelvic floor physiotherapy is therapy to address the pain and function related to issues originating from or involving the pelvic area.Pelvic area is the lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the legs (sometimes also called pelvic region

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Pelvic health Physiotherapy

Urinary Incontinence

I laughed so hard ! Have you seen that meme which says I laughed so hard tears rolled down my leg? It’s funny, isn’t it? Except, it’s not ! It’s not funny that a clinical condition is normalized by humor. It’s not funny that women are told “suck it up, buttercup! It’s not OK that

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Orthopedics

Know Pain, Know Gain!

When we have pain or discomfort, say for instance “pain in the neck with tingles and numbness in the hand”, the first thing most of us tend to do is to hope that it would just go away, but if it persists, we wonder why we have this pain and what to do about it.

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Physiotherapy Owen Sound
Orthopedics

Sitting – The Silent Injury

I chose to name this article as “Sitting – The Silent Injury”, because sitting is often associated with comfort and injury with pain and lack of function. But sitting/inactivity can be injurious too. Several health agencies advocate against sitting or inactivity in general. A less active lifestyle is associated with increasing our risk for several

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