Breathing: Try it – it is good for you! As my practice evolves, so do the exercises I prescribe to my patients. Of late, I have been a big proponent of asking my patients to breathe, in-between appointments with me. My journey down this road has come from many angles which include a good book, […]
POSTURAL ASSESSMENT CLINIC w/ JORDAN KATZ – REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST SAVE 25% Over the last few years, we have seen a significant increase in patients attending therapy due to neck, shoulder and back pain. Many of these complaints could be directly correlated to, or as a result of poor sitting or standing posture. What we have […]
Tech Neck – Straighten up!
“Tech Neck” is great for our business but bad for your bones! A condition that is too common these days, with no sign of getting better, is something we can all work on. Due to the advancement of smart devices, and the need that many of us have to be connected, we spend hours hunched […]
Back Pain and Breathing Dysfunction by Nejin Chacko
The ability to breath in (inspiration) and out (expiration) is driven by the pressure difference between the lungs and the atmosphere. This requires contraction and relaxation of the diaphragm and the muscles in the thorax. During normal relaxed breathing, contraction and relaxation of the diaphragm and the intercostals muscles (found between the ribs) cause […]
May Is National Physiotherapy Month
What Is National Physiotherapy Month? National Physiotherapy month occurs every May and is a time to reflect on and promote the Physiotherapy profession. It’s a time to help physiotherapists connect with each other as well as the community and help the public to better understand what Physiotherapy is and how it can help you.