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Leaking While Running; how can you build back up to it?

By Christina Prevett | August 20, 2019

Leaking while you’re running or jumping is a pretty common complaint we hear about all the time, but it does have to be that way! Most people think that after they have children this is just what is going to happen from now on. The good thing is it isn’t and we can help you […]

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Ankle Stiffness; How to Fix it After a Sprain

By Christina Prevett | August 15, 2019

A pretty common thing we hear after a sprain is ankle stiffness. The feeling of just not being able to move it well. So how do we fix it?  What is a sprain and why does it cause ankle stiffness A sprain is anytime you’ve overstretched a ligament causing damage to it The best way […]

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Ankle Sprains: how can you recover from them?

By Christina Prevett | August 13, 2019

Ankle sprains are way more common in the summer and a lot of people come to us for physiotherapy for them. Sometimes you don’t have access to physiotherapy or its just a little bit too far away. How can you come back from an ankle sprain yourself? One of the hardest things to do when […]

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Shin Splints; how you can prevent them while running

By Christina Prevett | August 8, 2019

One injury we commonly see a lot more for physiotherapy in the summer is shin splints, and it’s no wonder we have some beautiful trail in Kingston. Everyone wants to get outside get into shape and the one exercise you don’t need equipment for is running. BUT then you start to get this pain in […]

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How you can get Back to Running and Jumping Postpartum

By Christina Prevett | August 8, 2019

We’ve heard it probably 1000 times I want to run but I feel like I leak when I every time. The first thing I would say is go to pelvic floor physiotherapy, the second is it is treatable and isn’t just going to be like this forever. While very normal and very common its also 100% […]

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How to go From Doing Nothing to a Burpee

By Christina Prevett | August 6, 2019

You’ve definitely heard of them the dreaded burpee, and they really can be awful if you havent worked into them at all. Think of it this way if you have never ran before would your first thought be I’m going to jump into a 10k race?  No you’d try and find some sort of middle […]

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