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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.

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.