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Why Men Should Consider Pilates

Posted in Pilates on Jan 12, 2016.

Why Men Should Consider Pilates   Real Men Do Pilates Many men consider Pilates to be a form of exercise designed for rehabilitating the injured or for women and dancers wanting to improve their posture. The truth is that Pilates is so much more. Consider the typical training patterns of men trying to lose weight, build muscle or who are just training to increase their fitness. By focusing on the major muscle groups in...

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Pilates and its Effect on the Abdominal Muscles

Posted in Pilates on Jan 11, 2016.

Pilates and its Effect on the Abdominal Muscles   We came across a great little study completed by the Physical Education Department, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain – “Marked Effects of Pilates on the Abdominal Muscles“. The conclusion of the study was that ” Pilates practice twice a week for 9 months elicits hypertrophy of the abdominal wall muscles, particularly of the RA, and...

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Vertigo Balance Dizziness Treatment in Victoria BC

Posted in Physiotherapy on Jan 10, 2016.

Shelbourne Physiotherapy offers specialized Physiotherapy treatment for the following conditions:   Vertigo/Dizziness/Imbalance Disorders   Vertigo, dizziness and balance problems are common complaints. They can be benign or potentially serious and stem from inner ear, viral, musculoskeletal, cardiac or neurological causes. Any kind of vertigo, dizziness or imbalance can negatively affect your mobility, increase your risk of falling, and significantly affect your quality of life. Our physiotherapist can assess your...

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Pelvic Floor Workshop in Victoria B.C. January 15, 2016

Posted in NewsPhysiotherapy on Jan 6, 2016.

Applications of Physiotherapy in the re-education of the pelvic floor and abdominals in the perinatal period (and beyond…)   Presented by Laura Werner MPT, BKin Registered Physiotherapist Sponsored by the Doulas of Victoria Friday January 15, 2016 at 7pm Mothering Touch Centre 975 Fort street, Victoria BC Admission $5 (Doulas of Victoria Members – Free!) All birth workers, doulas, midwives, physicians, nurses, anyone interested in the perinatal period, Welcome!! OBJECTIVES review the anatomy and function of...

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