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

5 Tips to Keep Your Baby’s Head Round
By
Lakeview Physio
Megan Jenkinson
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After Baby

If you have any questions about your baby’s head shape or neck muscles, please talk to your doctor, and book an appointment with one of our Pediatric Physiotherapists.

Cesarean Section Scar Mobilization – A Closer Look

Studies show that the rate of cesarean sections in Canada continues to rise. This also means that as Pelvic health Physiotherapists we are also seeing an increasing number of patients that have had a cesarean section. Whether planned, or not, a cesarean comes with certain risks, and one of these is pain or dysfunction related to scar tissue.

Ankle Sprains - Do You Need to See a Physiotherapist?
By
Lakeview Physio
Michelle Ng
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on
Joint Pain

From the snow covered sidewalks to the active lifestyle people enjoy in Calgary, injuries are bound to happen. Let’s chat about ankle sprains!

An Interview With Stott Pilates® Equipment Provider Merrithew™
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
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on
Clinical Pilates

Welcome to our “From Physio to Fitness” model of care, where we strategize and train your body to function at its best using Stott Pilates® principles of practice. With this approach, we have upped the ante on client expectations and satisfaction with Physiotherapy.