Pain is Complex!
Modern pain science focuses on the biopsychosocial model of pain, which posits that our qualitative experience of pain is an holistic combination of biological, psychological, and social factors,
Feeling that post-holiday stress?
The holiday season can bring strong emotions, reduced energy and general stress for many of us. It's helpful to Recognize stressors, so that we can Respond instead of Reacting. When you recognize that you are feeling stressed, you can use mindfulness practices to calm and reset the nervous system.
Starting in January, come see Westcoast SCI Therapists for one-on-one and small group sessions on Mindfulness, Pilates, and Yoga.
While most people have heard of physiotherapy, there are still plenty who don’t know exactly what a physiotherapist does. If you are in pain and you’ve never had physiotherapy before, or if you have had a bad experience in the past, it can be difficult to know who to turn to for advice. You might be concerned whether it will make your pain worse, or will it even work?
Getting Started on A new Fitness Program can be very intimidating - but it is not as scary as you might think. Here are a few simple tips on how to start structuring your workouts if your new years resolution is to get fit in 2019!
A teenage bright-eyed Amy, after a night of babysitting for a neighbour, would sit on the edge of her seat as the exhausted mother returning from work would tell her stories of nursing in ER. “She was always so tired, but always had this gleam in her eye. She’d be completely exhausted but she’s so happy”.
“If you don’t seek out a change then change isn’t going to happen.”