Is it weird to have a favourite nerve? I have to admit, I am a total anatomy and physiology geek. I love simplifying how something works in the body and then trying to elicit it.
Have you ever wondered why…Read This Post
June 1, 2019Pilates for Pelvic Health
Pilates is an exercise discipline that is effective for injury rehabilitation and prevention. As such, it strengthens your body’s stabilizing and mobilizing muscles during day-to-day activities and sports. An important group of stabilizing muscles in the body is… Read This Post
A very common question we are asked at the clinic is what IS the difference between the 3 types of therapies we offer here. It is a little bit tricky to answer, that’s for sure. The three modalities definitely…Read This Post
April 25, 2019What’s Pain Got To Do with It? And what can YOU do?
I must admit, I am still amazed and love it when a patient pronounces they are pain free at the end of a treatment session. And I must admit, I still enjoy hearing them call it “magic” or “voodoo”….Read This Post
April 7, 2019Welcoming An Athletic Therapist …. Jamilie!
We are so excited to welcome Jamilie Brochu to the Thrive Therapeutics team!
Jamilie completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours, in Exercise Science with a specialization in Athletic Therapy. She attended Concordia University, in Montreal. Jamilie is also bilingual,…Read This Post
When you think core muscles, what do you think? When I ask patients how they work on their core at the gym, the typical answers are abdominal crunches, obliques, and lots of planks.
That is not quite accurate. Certain gym…Read This Post
March 20, 2019Learn Neutral Spine to Protect Your Low Back
In our movement rehabilitation programs and our classes, we emphasize the importance of maintaining neutral spine. But what does that mean?
A healthy spine has natural curves in it which developed during childhood. Picture the spine as a shape of…Read This Post