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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.

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.

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).

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.