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Addressing Men’s Pelvic Floor Issues
By
Lakeview Physio
Linc Pisio
on
Pelvic Health

Many men are surprised to learn that they have something called a “pelvic floor”.

Youth Physiotherapy: More Than Just Injury Rehabilitation
By
Lakeview Physio
on
Pediatric Physiotherapy

Working together, we will create a customized preventative program that helps your child feel better, perform more effectively in their chosen sport, and have more fun when out and about.

Treating Chronic Lower Back Pain With Physiotherapy
By
Lakeview Physio
on
Neck & Back Pain

Back pain is a challenging experience for those living with it. Due to the nature of the symptoms, many Canadians seek relief through a myriad of remedies- physiotherapy being one of them.

Five Common Reasons Your Muscles Are Sore
By
Lakeview Physio
on
Muscle Pain

For most of us this is easy: take those supplements daily and follow a good exercise regime to keep muscles flexible and strong.

Diastasis Recti – What Is It?
By
Lakeview Physio
Megan Jenkinson
on
After Baby

If you find you can fit more than 2 finger widths in this gap, or if you feel that there is very little tension generated at your midline, then you should book an appointment with a Women’s Health Physiotherapist.

Introduction to Bursitis
By
Lakeview Physio
Nancy Baxter
on
Joint Pain

Conservative, nonsurgical care is almost always the treatment for bursitis. Initial treatments can include rest from pain provoking movements, activity/sport modification, and medications. Medications include anti-inflammatories for pain and swelling, or antibiotics for infections.

Introduction to Exercise Therapy & Knee Osteoarthritis
By
Lakeview Physio
on
Arthritis

With all the information above being considered, physiotherapists can develop an exercise program to help correct disabilities associated with osteoarthritis.

Pain After Childbirth
By
Lakeview Physio
on
After Baby

In most mothers, pain after childbirth is a temporary problem that can be treated in a number of ways. We encourage you to visit your doctor if you have sharp or severe pain, or if your pain has become chronic and is not getting better (even with treatment from a physiotherapist).

Pelvic Floor Health
By
Lakeview Physio
on
Pelvic Health

As you now know, the pelvic floor is an important part of our health and is something that we should safeguard. Physiotherapy is an effective mechanism that is suitable for both injury recovery and proactive health- we’d love to be your partners on your pelvic health journey.

Breathing for Health
By
Lakeview Physio
Barbara Ward
on
Pain Management

Breathing well is all about optimizing your body’s chemistry in various situations.

To Kegel or Not To Kegel?
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
on
Pelvic Health

We are no longer asking women to just do Kegels (PFMC). But, we do test their ability to perform a PFMC because it lets us know a variety of things.

What you Kneed to know about the Knee
By
Lakeview Physio
on
Joint Pain

Physiotherapy is another component of rehabilitation that is imperative to regaining function.

Pelvic Organ Prolapse
By
Lakeview Physio
Gayle Hulme
on
Pelvic Health

So, you’re 35, 45, or 55 – and not anywhere near a nursing home? I caution you that if you don’t deal with fixing the prolapse now, you may find that the prolapse is causing major issues with your life-style, sexual, urinary and bowel function, as well as self-image. It’s never too late to make it right!

Fall Proof Yourself!
By
Lakeview Physio
Barbara Ward
on
Senior's Health

Most falls happen at home in the bathroom, kitchen or on the stairs. Here are a few tips to make your home safer.

Clinical Pilates: from Physio to Fitness

Clinical Pilates is an adaptation of Pilates incorporating both physiotherapy and Pilates techniques. By combining a physiotherapist’s clinical skills to the method, key issues can be identified for each person, and a specific program can be created based on that person’s specific injury or movement dysfunction.