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Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage
By
Lakeview Physio
Delaine Loucks
and
on
Pain Management

MLDM is a gentle oil free massage aimed at specifically moving lymphatic fluid through an area of congestion or injury to promote healing and well being.

Pelvic Floor Under Pressure: Navigating the Impact of Stress on Your Well-being
By
Lakeview Physio
Rama Swami
and
on
Pelvic Health

To better understand the interplay between stress and our pelvic muscles, we first need to learn how our bodies respond to stress.

DON’T LET AGING GET YOU DOWN: IT’S TOO HARD TO GET BACK UP AGAIN
By
Lakeview Physio
Barbara Ward
and
on
Fitness

Note to the wise, prevention is much less painful than trying to make gains once age-related decline becomes significant.

The Benefits of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in Menopause
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
and
on
Pelvic Health

Menopause is a natural and transformative phase in a woman's life. While it can bring about various physical changes, pelvic floor issues don't have to be an inevitable part of the process.

The Role of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in Children with Constipation
By
Lakeview Physio
Julie Tschofen
and
on
Pelvic Health

Pelvic floor physiotherapy, a specialized approach to address pelvic health concerns, has emerged as an effective option for children struggling with constipation.

PhysioYoga
By
Lakeview Physio
Susan Bocchinfuso
and
on
Fitness

With PhysioYoga, you get the best of both worlds of using mindful yoga movements to help attain your physiotherapy goals!

Pilates & Pregnancy

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
and
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
and
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
and
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
and
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
and
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
and
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
and
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
and
on
Fitness

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