What is Physiotherapy Treatment?

Physiotherapy is most often confused with occupational therapy. However, these professions are actually very different. Physiotherapy focuses on improving the patient’s ability to move their body. Whereas occupational therapy focuses on improving the patient’s ability...

Lower Back and Hip Stretches

Lower Back and Hip Stretches Sometimes, you want to lie down and let your muscles relax. You want to work in the garden, but your back is saying no. There are times you want to carry your grandkids or pets but your back is not cooperating. For some, lower back pain is...

Kinesiology vs Physiotherapy

Kinesiology vs Physiotherapy If you’re a senior who is not involved in activities to continually develop muscle strength and conditioning or someone in your 20s or 30s who has problems with mobility, you should seek healthcare professionals who can help you get back...

3 Box or Park Bench Exercises to Activate your Lower Body Muscles

How do I build my lower body muscles? Plyometric exercises are powerful aerobic exercises that can be used to increase your speed, endurance, and strength. They involve you having to exert your muscles to their maximum potential for a short period of time. These three...

3 Wall Squat Variations you can do at Home

Do wall squats build muscle? Wall squats are a compound exercise because it works multiple muscle groups, so you are gaining a lot for the work you put in! These 3 variations go beyond the fundamental muscle groups and really works on engaging additional muscles....

3 TRX/Suspension Trainer Exercises for any Fitness Level

Why is TRX Suspension Training unique? Including TRX Suspension Trainers changes exercise into a challenge for your core. Gravity and bodyweight are used as a resistance to build strength, balance and coordination. There are benefits to using total body resistance...

3 Push Up Variations to Activate your Upper Body Muscles

Different kinds of push ups We are going to be moving away from a standard push up to activate more muscles in your body in this post. A simple variation can alter the way muscles work together while strengthening and stabilizing them in the process. These are perfect...

3 Bodyweight Exercises (You’ve Never Seen Before!)

How can I build my body without weights? These exercises combine variations of movements to maximize their effectiveness for your body. Each exercise can be done with no weight, making it perfect for at home! This workout can increase your strength and stability in...

4 Exercises for Back and Core Muscles Strengthening

How do you strengthen your back and core? As promised, this week I will share some of the exercises Stefanie provided me with to strengthen my back and core muscles! Please note: these exercises were prescribed in specificity to the level of severity of my injury....

3 Bodyweight Hamstring Exercises (Minimal Equipment Required)

Do I need to train my hamstrings? Training your hamstrings is important because they are used very frequently in daily life, from bending your knees to walking and running. If your hamstrings are weak, it can cause back, knee or even foot pain. Here are 3 bodyweight...

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Top 3 Tips for Picking a Running Shoe (Chinese Version)

Top 3 Tips for Picking a Running Shoe (Chinese Version)

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Top 3 Stretches for Office Workers (Working from Home) (Chinese Version)

Top 3 Stretches for Office Workers (Working from Home) (Chinese Version)

适合办公室工作人群的拉伸运动 因为疫情期间不能去办公室,我们会发现在家里工作是一件需要适应的事情。我也一样!当你们记住每个小时休息的时候可以试试这些拉伸动作。 Stretch #1: 墙上天使 10次 开始背部靠着墙壁 收紧腹肌,轻轻的让两边肩胛骨向中间收紧, 让手背贴着墙 慢慢开始用手臂贴着墙往上滑动, 不要让肩膀前倾, 越高越好, 但是不要有过多的疼痛感 不要让肩膀接近耳朵, 保持一个放松的状态 然后再以同样的方式放下来 Stretch #2: 猫拱背运动 10次 双手双膝跪地, 手跟肩膀垂直, 膝盖和臀部垂直...

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Top 3 Body Weight Exercises (to get the most bang for your buck!) (Chinese Version)

Top 3 Body Weight Exercises (to get the most bang for your buck!) (Chinese Version)

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Top 3 Hacks to Set Up Your Optimal Home Office (Chinese Version)

Top 3 Hacks to Set Up Your Optimal Home Office (Chinese Version)

设计最佳家庭办公室的技巧 因为疫情期间不能去办公室,我们会发现在家里工作是一件需要适应的事情。我也一样!所以我想给大家设计3个家庭办公室的小技巧。 Hack #1: 座椅 最重要的是要舒服。 座椅的高度 最理想的高度是让膝关节在90度左右 假如不能调节椅子的高度,可以在脚底下垫一个书或者比较平的物品 脚应该能平平的放在上面 是否需要扶手? 有扶手的座椅, 最好调整到肘关节也是在90度 但是在注意肘关节的时候, 肩膀要保持在一个放松的状态 靠背 最理想的位置是调整到让身体和靠背有最大的接触 Hack #2: 屏幕...

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Top 3 Ways to Keep Up with Your Exercise Routine (Chinese Version)

Top 3 Ways to Keep Up with Your Exercise Routine (Chinese Version)

帮我们坚持日常锻炼的方法 我们知道在疫情期间大家的生活都受到了很大的影响,当你在努力保持理智还同时兼顾孩子和工作的时候,锻炼是很容易被忽视的,即使像我们这些健康专家也不例外Tip #1: 要随时记住是什么给你锻炼的“动力” 一开始,你很有信心,很执着,觉得可以征服世界。但是当工作繁忙、责任众多的时候,你很容易会分心。其实最难的是保持“第一天“的那份执着。 要保持我们的那份执着,就要想到你的“动力”: 在你目标的背后有什么情感原因在支撑着你:我要一直能做我喜欢的体育?我要能跟我的孩子一起爬山?...

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