Do you have shoe shaped feet?

Naturally our feet are shaped like this: Wide at the top and tapering down to the heel. A baby’s foot is also a great example of this as luckily, they haven’t been altered by footwear and lifestyle yet. Unfortunately, most footwear today is not shaped like a foot but rather encourages the toes to become […]

Sara Andriejunas

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Gardening Tips for Spring

Spring has sprung and everyone is back in their yards, tidying up for the Summer to come and with gardening comes a lot of repetitive bending or kneeling to plant and pull weeds or mow lawns. Gardening movements may bring on some old or new lower back pain or knee pain so I thought I’d […]

Deborah Chen

By Deborah Chen

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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If you have flat feet, it may be your weak gluts!

There can be many factors to give you flat feet but one of them could be weak gluts. To prove how this works you can do a quick test. Stand on your feet and flatten your arches onto the floor. Put your fingers on your gluteus medius muscle just above your hips (the middle muscle […]

Bobo Li

By Bobo Li

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

Many people do not know that there is an area of physiotherapy that is traditionally known only for doctors to deal with. That is the pelvic floor. Pelvic floor physiotherapy for women and men is very slowly gaining the attention it deserves from society to be an area that is worth looking into and treating […]

Bobo Li

By Bobo Li

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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Save the planet! Use menstrual cups!

Thousands of tonnes of sanitary products are placed into landfill every year. Is there a safe alternative? Menstrual cups are usually made of silicone which is a “non-reactive” substance that can be considered as an alternative to single use pads and tampons. A study by the Lancet, a medical journal was published in 2019 in […]

Bobo Li

By Bobo Li

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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