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Prenatal Yoga: More Than Movement
By
Lakeview Physio
Leah Milne
on
Pelvic Health

If you are pregnant and looking for an activity that you can do throughout your pregnancy, I cannot recommend Prenatal yoga enough! At Lakeview Physiotherapy we offer prenatal yoga classes, and also have Pelvic Health Physiotherapists that can help assessments, education and advice throughout your pregnancy and post-partum journey!

Pelvic Floor Exercises: Which Are Right For Me?
By
Lakeview Physio
Kaitlyn Sereda
on
Pelvic Health

Pelvic floor exercises, when done properly, can help to resolve many pelvic floor dysfunctions. Knowing which exercises are appropriate for you helps you enjoy the activities and lifestyle that are important to you.

Pudendal Neuralgia in Men
By
Lakeview Physio
Linc Pisio
on
Pelvic Health

Pelvic pain is very common in men, with estimates of about 1 in 9 men suffering from pain across the underside somewhere between the pubic bone and tailbone. We call this the “perineal region”. The main nerve that provides sensation and muscle control in the perineal region is the pudendal nerve.

What is IMS and is it right for me?
By
Lakeview Physio
Renée Hill
on
IMS

IMS can be a valuable treatment tool to release the deep fibers of the tight muscles, thereby improving flexibility and decreasing pressure on the joint, as well facilitate successful recruitment of the appropriate muscles to help provide support to the joint.

The Pessary: Giving Support Where Women Need it
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
on
Pelvic Health

A discussion on Pessary supports for management of pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence.

Redefining Core Stability

Movement is medicine for the body and core stability is a vital part to any injury recovery or prevention program. Breathing, stretching and strengthening exercises can improve your posture, relax tense muscles and provide an overall sense of well-being.

Why Does The Outside Of My Hip Hurt… & What to Do About It!
By
Lakeview Physio
Barbara Ward
on
Joint Pain

If you have lateral hip pain you can start to help yourself by not crossing your legs while sitting, standing equally on both legs, avoiding sleeping on the painful hip, stopping hip stretches and by modifying your activity until you see your physiotherapist for more advice specific to you!

Physiotherapy for Chronic Testicular Pain
By
Lakeview Physio
Linc Pisio
on
Pelvic Health

Physiotherapy is often helpful in treating testicular pain when joints, nerves or muscles are involved.

What is Orthopaedic Physiotherapy? A High-Level Introduction
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
on
Arthritis

Physiotherapy is a profession of physical medicine – which applies specific exercises and hands-on treatments to help optimize a person’s movement.

Men's Groin Pain: What's So HIP About It
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
on
Pelvic Health

As treatment options broaden, some physiotherapists are also advancing their training to include the field of Men’s Pelvic Health Physiotherapy.

Shedding Some Light on the Icy Hot Debate
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
on
Joint Pain

Like any good debate, there are pros and cons; the good and the bad. The current debate on whether ice should be used to treat injuries is no exception.

Manage Osteoarthritis With Exercise and Lifestyle Modifications
By
Lakeview Physio
Nancy Baxter
on
Arthritis

Osteoarthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints that involves the joint cartilage (the shiny and slippery surface on the end of the bone), the bone underlying the cartilage, and the joint lining and capsule.

How Physiotherapy Helps You Recover From Muscle Strains
By
Lakeview Physio
Nancy Baxter
on
Muscle Pain

Combining exercises to restore mobility and regain strength and function will get back to your previous activities and work sooner, as well as help to prevent any future injuries.

Will A New Pillow Help My Neck Pain?
By
Lakeview Physio
Nancy Baxter
on
Neck & Back Pain

On September 20, 2017, Statistics Canada released a report indicating that up to 1/3 of Canadians are not sleeping well, or long enough. The reasons leading to poor sleep can be complex and multi-factorial – but sometimes it is because of pain.

Addressing Arthritis Pain Through Physiotherapy
By
Lakeview Physio
Nancy Baxter
on
Arthritis

Arthritis is associated with over 100 identifiable conditions that present in whole or part with joint pain, inflammation and stiffness.