To Kegel or not to Kegel?

Posted as: Blog | Friday, 27 July 2018

To Kegel or not to Kegel?

To Kegel or not to Kegel? Many people think the answer to any pelvic floor issue is the famous Kegel exercise. But is it always this simple? First of all, a Kegel exercise consists of repeating a series of muscle contractions in an effort to strengthen the pelvic floor and support the organs. With proper… Continue reading
The Postpartum Runner

Posted as: Blog | Friday, 15 June 2018

The Postpartum Runner

Upon returning to running postpartum, many women struggle adjusting to their new bodies. There may be system imbalances, changes in running style, and even incontinence (“leaks”) to deal with. These setbacks, however, are not reason to give up sport. Often, retraining pelvic floor muscles is part of the solution. The pelvic floor muscles work together… Continue reading
Low Level LASER Therapy – Now Available at ProActive!

Posted as: Blog | Friday, 8 June 2018

Low Level LASER Therapy – Now Available at ProActive!

LASER is an acronym for “Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation”. The lasers used in physiotherapy treatment are monochromatic, which means they emit a consistent narrow wavelength. The laser emits photons of light that interact with at the cellular level of the muscles and tissues. Low Level LASER Therapy can be used on… Continue reading
Pelvic Floor Muscle Training – Now at ProActive!

Posted as: Blog | Friday, 1 June 2018

Pelvic Floor Muscle Training – Now at ProActive!

Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT) is now offered at ProActive Wellness and Prevention! PFMT is a physical therapy treatment for those who are affected by urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine, sometimes due to physical activity. The Cochrane Report recently compared PFMT with no treatment, the placebo effect, and other treatments… Continue reading
Professional vs. Non-Professional Athletes: Where to Turn?

Posted as: Blog | Thursday, 24 May 2018

Professional vs. Non-Professional Athletes: Where to Turn?

Sport related injuries can occur in any sport and at any age, but with thorough rehabilitation and preventative measures, athletes can quickly get back in the game. Without proper education and treatment, even the slightest injury can cause a significant amount of time away from the sport or further develop into a chronic injury which… Continue reading