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Golf Stretches

August 05 | 2021
Posted by Erin Mills Physiotherapy

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Golf is a great sport that usually many are looking forward to in the summer.  However, if you have played golf, you know that you need very good flexibility in your body for the sport.  Playing golf with reduced flexibility leads to a lot of injuries.  Some of them include golfer’s elbow, back strain, shoulder or knee injuries and so on.  Therefore, golf stretches are an important part of the golf routine. First, let’s go through the benefits of stretching. Benefits of stretching Improves flexibility and range of motion A sedentary lifestyle or less physical activity may lead to reduced mobility in the joints. If you start playing golf without stretching, it may increase chances of getting a muscle strain/injury as it may be in a shortened state and may also reduce the ease of playing golf. Improves blood circulation Stretching improves the blood flow to the muscles which has…

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Cancer Rehabilitation

July 28 | 2021
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Cancer Rehabilitation What is Cancer? Cancer rehabilitation is an important part of a patient’s cancer recovery journey.  But it is important to understand what it mean to have cancer. Firstly, the normal, healthy cells of our body go through stages of development, maturity, and death.  Importantly, cell death is part of the normal life cycle of tissues.  In short, this process allows for the removal of older and damaged or abnormal cells from the body and the addition of new healthy cells.  However, with cancer, the old, damaged, or abnormal cells do not go through the process of death.  That is to say, they continue to accumulate and grow, spreading into surrounding normal tissues.  Moreover, these abnormal cells are capable of surviving and can do a lot of damage to the body.  Consequently, cancer cells can: Invade surrounding healthy tissues Develop their own blood supply Eat away at bone Add…

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Exercise during the pandemic

July 21 | 2021
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How to Safely Get back into Exercise during the Pandemic                 Everyone knows the importance of regular exercise and movement.  Up until 2020, a lot of people had exercise in their weekly routines.  However, once Covid-19 became a real threat in the world, exercise was greatly affected.  Exercise during the pandemic seemed like the last thing on people’s minds but the lack of it has definitely made huge impacts on people’s health. How did the Covid-19 pandemic affect activity? During the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone’s lives drastically changed.  Other than essential workers, most everyone else was forced inside to help prevent the spread of the virus.  A lot of people had to set up home offices and work from home.  Although this took away a lot of the financial burden of not losing work and long commuting times, it did create other problems. What…

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Working from Home

July 14 | 2021
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I am working from home and need to find a physio near me!               One of the things that have drastically changed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic is that many people have had to switch to working from home.  All workplaces that were able to switch to working remotely started transitioning their staff to their homes at the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.  There are a lot of benefits to being able to work from home: Employers can keep their staff safe and prevent the spread of the virus from offices. Employees can continue working and not lose their earnings because of the pandemic. Productivity is improved since there is no commuting time involved. However, there are several downsides to working from home, including: Lack of separation between work and home spaces. Difficulty managing young children at home while…

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Postpartum Pelvic Physiotherapy

July 06 | 2021
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Postpartum pelvic physiotherapy   What is postpartum pelvic physiotherapy?  This type of specialized physiotherapy treatment helps women who have gone through pregnancy and childbirth.  During pregnancy, there can weakening of pelvic floor muscles.  Additionally, childbirth can lead to overstretching or injury to the pelvic floor muscles.  These changes can lead to pelvic floor dysfunction.  Consequently, women may experience several pelvic floor problems as a result of these changes.  Postpartum pelvic floor physiotherapy helps women with the healing and strengthening of the pelvic floor muscles after a pregnancy. What is the pelvic floor?               The pelvic floor refers to a group of muscles found in the base of the pelvis.  Most importantly, the pelvic area of the body is the home to organs like the bladder, uterus in women, prostate in men and rectum.  The muscles of the pelvic floor support these organs and act…

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