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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.

Pediatric Constipation: What is Your Child's Poo Telling You?

95% of childhood constipation is known as “functional constipation”, meaning there is no specific structural abnormality or medical condition causing the constipation. However, if it is not treated properly, it can lead to structural changes in terms of sensitivity of the rectum and anus, setting up a vicious cycle of problems with pooping, making early recognition and treatment essential.

Slouch is Ouch: Three Parts of Your Body Slouching Impacts
By
Lakeview Physio
on
Neck & Back Pain

If you find you have persistent discomfort in your back, neck, or shoulders, we welcome you to visit us. Physiotherapy can be an effective tool for pain relief.

7 Useful Tips to a Successful Bowel Movement After Giving Birth
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
on
Pelvic Health

Many women have a fear of passing stool (aka pooping) while giving birth. But there can be an equal amount of fear when it comes time to have your first bowel movement after the baby has arrived.