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Pilates & Pregnancy
By
Lakeview Physio
Lecia Poole
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on
Clinical Pilates

Exercise during pregnancy in general can help with fatigue, can maintain or improve muscle strength and can also help improve mood and reduce postpartum depression.

What You Need to Know Before Returning to Exercise Postpartum (PART TWO)
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
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on
Fitness

In PART TWO let’s discuss what your pelvic floor physiotherapist considers when making an individualized plan with you as you return to movement and exercise.

Do I Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or is it Something Else? How to Sort it Out
By
Lakeview Physio
Barbara Ward
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on
Pain Management

If you think you may have nerve compression in your arms, please see a qualified medical professional, such as a registered physiotherapist, who can help you sort it out.

Cancer Pre-habilitation
By
Lakeview Physio
Susan Bocchinfuso
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on
Fitness

Whether you are getting ready for a mastectomy, a bone marrow transplant, or gynaecological surgery, knowledgeable planning during any stage of treatments can be very helpful in maximizing your outcomes.

What You Need to Know Before Returning to Exercise Postpartum (PART ONE)
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
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on
Pelvic Health

An individualized assessment by a qualified pelvic floor physiotherapist can help answer your questions and give you an individualized plan based on your needs.

Are Menstrual Cups and Discs Right for Me?
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
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on
Pelvic Health

If you are having difficulty using your disc or cup a pelvic floor physiotherapist may be able to help.

Your Bones and Cancer Treatments
By
Lakeview Physio
Susan Bocchinfuso
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on
Fitness

Once your body reaches menopause bone loss increases. On average, a woman can lose 6% of bone in the first 3 years of menopause.

Myofascial Pain Following Breast Cancer Surgery
By
Lakeview Physio
Barbara Ward
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on
Pain Management

Persistent pain can be a problem for about 1/3 of individuals who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy. If you or someone you know has ongoing pain after breast cancer surgery it is important to determine what is the cause of your pain. 

How Lymph relates to Pain and Swelling
By
Lakeview Physio
Dr. Gayle Maguire
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on
Fitness

Lymph has a strong role in helping our bodies detoxify and fight disease.

Dyspareunia: Pain with Intercourse
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
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on
Pelvic Health

When seeking treatment for dyspareunia it is important to find a practitioner who will listen to your concerns and will provide an effective treatment plan.

PGP: Pelvic Girdle Pain during Pregnancy
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
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on
Pelvic Health

It is common for women to experience pain or discomfort in the pelvis during pregnancy.

What to Expect at Your First Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Appointment
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
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on
Pelvic Health

Many patients find it helpful to write down their main concerns and questions before they come in. Your therapist will also ask additional questions may be about bowel/bladder habits, GI concerns, pain, intercourse/sexual activity, physical activity, stress, and sleep. 

Tennis Elbow – What It Is and How To Fix It
By
Lakeview Physio
Barbara Ward
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on
Joint Pain

If your lateral elbow pain is not improving it is important to be assessed by a physiotherapist to help manage these factors.

Pilates and Pelvic Health – a Great Team

Interview excerpt with Merrithew™ How this physiotherapy clinic is integrating Pilates into its treatment plan for pelvic health patients