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Physiotherapy Around the World

by Rachel Varga, Registered Physiotherapist Sometimes, I will work with patients who are making amazing progress in their physiotherapy treatment plan, but then halfway through, they will tell me they are leaving on vacation soon. This can create a strong feeling of...

How Much Is Too Much?

by Leah Forestall Have you ever thought about how your exercise frequency and intensity may be impacting how your body feels? Maybe not! We often pick up new things (especially as the seasons change) and don’t think twice about it. However, how we manage our change in...

The Role of Prehab on Your Road Back From Surgery

by Samy Shash Picture this – you’ve just left your fracture clinic appointment and the results are in: full-thickness ACL tear. Your surgeon books you in for surgery, but due to hospital backlog, you won’t be getting your operation for several months. You sit in...

A Real Pain in the Butt!

by Rachel Varga, Registered Physiotherapist Located deep in the buttock region, underneath the gluteus maximus muscle, lies a mystery muscle called the piriformis. The piriformis muscle has attachments that run from the sacrum (a bone that is part of the pelvis) to...
New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me

by Rebecca Watson, Registered Physiotherapist As we’re rolling into the new year, it can be time for many to set new...