Bright Spots (April 5, 2020): Positive Vibes in COVID 19

By Christina Prevett | April 5, 2020

Over the last couple of weeks, many peoples’ worlds have been spun upside down. People have lost jobs. Family members are going into front line and we’re worried. You yourself are a front line worker. Many people are feeling lonely and as more time passes, many people feel the loneliness start to sink in. Because […]

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low back, back pain, Telehealth, online physiotherapy

Treating Low Back Pain with Online Physiotherapy

By Christina Prevett | April 2, 2020

Having low back pain can be awful. You don’t realize just how much you rely on your back for movement until it hurts! Physiotherapy is one of the most common routes people take to try to help with low back pain. But all the clinics right now are closed because of COVID19! What do you […]

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mental health, covid-19, social distancing

Protecting our Mental Health in a Time of Social Distancing

By Christina Prevett | March 23, 2020

Social Distancing and Social Isolation can lead to mental health challenges like depression We are in uncharted territory with the changing health landscape. COVID-19 has brought on necessary measures to keep the health of our most vulnerable Canadians safe. Social distancing is the limiting of social contact outside of the individuals in your house except […]

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Our Response to COVID-19

By Christina Prevett | March 13, 2020

STAVE OFF gym is CLOSED effective until March 30, 2020 due to COVID-19. Physiotherapy Clinic is operating via TELEHEALTH The development of the spread of COVID-19 has been fast and furious. With the unknowns of this virus come a lot of scary anecdotes, widespread panic and hasty decisions in an attempt to protect oneself. At […]

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pelvic pain

Pelvic Pain: Testing during pregnancy and postpartum

By Christina Prevett | February 6, 2020

Did you know that pelvic pain affects 45% of pregnant women?   Perhaps you experience any of the following symptoms:   Pain at the back of the hips or the front of the pubic bone Pain with transitional movements: Sitting to standing Rolling over in bed Standing on one leg (e.g. to dress) Getting into […]

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Hip Stability

Hip Stability and Running: How to warm up properly

By Christina Prevett | January 31, 2020

Why does hip stability in running mean? Hip stability and strength is something that absolutely every runner or prospective runner should consistently be working on to decrease injury risk, maintain good running form and decrease any pain or aches.    Why is winter running different? Your hips need toto react to the changing texture underneath […]

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