Breaking the Pain Cycle

Breaking the Pain Cycle

We often hear physiotherapists refer to the pain cycle, but what exactly do they mean? After an injury, we are in pain and fearful of moving, afraid that this might make the pain or injury worse. Overtime, If we continue to avoid movements, this behavior may create a...
What is plantar fasciitis?

What is plantar fasciitis?

While the term can sound scary, plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain.  Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury that causes inflammation of the plantar fascia; the connective tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes and supports the arch of the...
To Kegel or Not to Kegel?

To Kegel or Not to Kegel?

The pelvic floor muscles span from the pubic bone to the coccyx and from one sit bone to the other – they form a hammock that support the pelvic organs. Our pelvic floor must be able to contract and relax to assist with bladder, bowel and sexual function. They are...