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What is Pilates?

Posted in Pilates on Mar 24, 2015.

PILATES IN VICTORIA BC With an emphasis on core conditioning, breathing and body awareness, Pilates exercises are a safe and highly effective way to stretch, strengthen and streamline your body without building bulk or stressing your joints. Performed on a mat or on specialised equipment, Pilates is a fitness regime for life. Pilates Classes are the perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, sport, rehab and life.  Pilates will leave you looking...

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Signs of a Pelvic Floor Problem

Posted in Physiotherapy on Mar 10, 2015.

What are the Signs of a Pelvic Floor Problem? Common signs that can indicate a pelvic floor problem include: accidentally leaking urine when you exercise, laugh, cough or sneeze needing to get to the toilet in a hurry or not making it there in time constantly needing to go to the  toilet finding it difficult to empty your bladder or bowel accidentally losing control of your bladder or bowel accidentally passing wind a...

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Osteoarthritis Treatment in Victoria BC

Posted in on Mar 5, 2015.

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis, commonly known as wear-and-tear arthritis, is a condition in which the natural cushioning between joints and cartilage wears away. When this happens, the bones of the joints rub more closely against one another with less of the shock-absorbing benefits of cartilage. The rubbing results in pain, swelling, stiffness, decreased ability to move and, sometimes, the formation of bone spurs. Knee osteoarthritis a common and growing problem. Surgery including knee replacement is...

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WorksafeBC Injury in Victoria? We can help.

Posted in Physiotherapy on Dec 8, 2014.

As part of the WorkSafeBC (WCB) Provider Network in Greater Victoria, we offer all our treatment options to injured workers including Spinal Decompression, Manual Therapy, Hydrotherapy, Electrotherapy, Ultrasound, Custom Exercise Prescription, IMS and Acupuncture. We always make sure that the worker is as close as possible to being 100% before providing discharge reports. The following Registered Physiotherapists have contracts with WorksafeBC and can treat your work injury; Mark Gottfried, Chris Nelson, Nicole Gill, Jenna Peters,...

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