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Mindfulness & Health

Mindfulness & Health

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.

Importance of Thoracic (Upper Back) Mobility for Office Workers

Importance of Thoracic (Upper Back) Mobility for Office Workers

A lack of thoracic (upper back) mobility can lead to neck, low back and shoulder pain, especially in office workers with sedentary jobs. Check out this article to learn more about why thoracic mobility is important and how to improve it.

Exercises to treat an inversion ankle sprain

Exercises to treat an inversion ankle sprain

Your ankle is a complex joint between your leg and foot made of multiple ligaments. These, like all ligaments in the human body, provide stability, send information to your brain, and direct how your joint moves. An injury in 1 or more of these ankle joint ligaments is exactly what an ankle sprain is.

Advanced TRX exercises from Gabriel Wong

Advanced TRX exercises from Gabriel Wong

The TRX Suspension training is a tool we love at WestcoastSCI. Check out our founder Gabriel demonstrating some advanced exercises using the TRX. 

Physiotherapy for Vertigo

Physiotherapy for Vertigo

Vertigo and dizziness are often highly confused. However vertigo, specifically BPPV - a type of vertigo can easily be treated by physiotherapists who have additional specialization in the vestibular system. Click read more to learn about the symptoms of vertigo and how our physiotherapist specialists can help eliminate vertigo symptoms.