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You’re keeping fit, but are you moving well?

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015 by Laurie Plouffe No Comments

Everyone knows the importance of seeing a physio if they have pain or an injury. But did you know we can also be very helpful in preventing injury as well as making sure you are performing to your optimal ability?If you’re reading this publication it is likely you are someone that does some sort of […]

Post Partum Body and Exercise

Posted on: October 16th, 2012 by Laurie Plouffe No Comments

Whether you had a vaginal or a caesarean delivery, your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles have been stretched and possibly damaged.  It is important to get these muscles working properly again.  Many women are concerned about losing weight gained during pregnancy and flattening their stomachs, but it is important to get into a safe exercise […]

How Physiotherapy Can Improve Your Pelvic Health

Posted on: October 16th, 2012 by Laurie Plouffe No Comments

  Many women don’t understand that physiotherapy — or physical therapy — can benefit pelvic health. As many as 50 percent of women, between the ages of 50 and 79, will be diagnosed with a condition called Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). In some cases, symptoms of this condition are so mild they require little or […]

Why you need a physiotherapist, even if you don’t know you do!

Posted on: July 26th, 2011 by Laurie Plouffe 4 Comments

  Of course I realize the benefit of physical therapy on a daily basis, in my work as well as  being immersed in the health and fitness industry. But recently, through conversations I see in social media as well as other venues, it has become apparent to me that not everyone sees the benefit that […]

Barefoot running – not just a trend

Posted on: May 31st, 2011 by Laurie Plouffe No Comments

  Barefoot running, or minimalist running, has become more talked about and addressed in  popular media as of late. This has lead to lots of people asking me if this is just another  trend, another way to market the most basic sport known to man. I do believe shoe  companies are capitalizing on this shift […]


Posted on: May 10th, 2011 by Laurie Plouffe No Comments

While blogging on physiotherapy websites may not be that common, I am going to give it a try. And I figure since our clinic is not your run of the mill physiotherapy clinic that this blog will fit in just fine. Just another place for me to voice my opinion about things, and for those […]

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