Interview excerpt with Merrithew™ How this physiotherapy clinic is integrating Pilates into its treatment plan for pelvic health patients
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.
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.
From the snow covered sidewalks to the active lifestyle people enjoy in Calgary, injuries are bound to happen. Let’s chat about ankle sprains!
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
A discussion on Pessary supports for management of pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence.
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.
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 is often helpful in treating testicular pain when joints, nerves or muscles are involved.
Physiotherapy is a profession of physical medicine – which applies specific exercises and hands-on treatments to help optimize a person’s movement.
As treatment options broaden, some physiotherapists are also advancing their training to include the field of Men’s Pelvic Health Physiotherapy.
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