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On today’s blog I will be discussing my very first physiotherapy assessment with Tom! Now, something you may not know is that an initial physio session usually consists of a lot of discussion and questions, rather than exercises. While key questions about past history and life are needed, my physiotherapist Tom has spoke on how taking a more inquisitive approach can be much more effective.
Anjali is a 2nd/3rd year Kinesiology student at the University of British Columbia. She is currently working a co-op term here at Westcoast SCI as a Patient Experience Specialist. She will also be working on a blog series called Anj’s Road to Recovery, where she will be focusing on her own knee injuries and working with our physiotherapists on her road to recovery!
Pelvic floor health is important for a huge number of things. One thing that people do not always think about is how training your pelvic floor muscles is helpful to prepare for and during pregnancy. Here are some of the best exercises to work on if you are trying to get pregnant.
Most people associate physiotherapy with treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in general. However, the scope of physiotherapy is much broader and there are several areas that we can help with. Here are the top 3 things you didn’t know you could see a physio for!
There are many myths surrounding exercising while pregnant, the big question being: is it safe for me to exercise while I’m pregnant? In this post, we look at the top 3 myths and explain the truth about them.
Even though many people work very hard to lose weight, it often comes back after. Weight cycling is frustrating and can make it harder to achieve your weight loss goals. Here are some tips to help you keep that weight loss!
Stress is something that we all deal with. A good amount of stress (or eustress) is healthy. However, there are many things that can shift that healthy amount of stress into distress. There are a ton of ways we can try to monitor our stress, here are our top 3 ways to manage stress.
If you are or were an athlete, chances are that you have experienced a sprained ankle at some point in your life. It is very common for people to stop rehabilitation of their sprained ankle once the pain has gone away. Here are our top 3 things to do for that sprained ankle!
High intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, is training in bursts of 80% max heart rate combined with relative rest periods. Here are our top 3 tips for HIIT!