World Continence Week

Posted as: News | Friday, 22 June 2018

World Continence Week

Incontinence affects over 400 million people worldwide, but any leakage is not a normal part of aging – It can be helped! This World Continence Week, don’t be afraid to seek professional advice. You can email our designated Women’s Health address at womenshealth@proactivephysio.ca. Our physiotherapists also treat incontinence and other pelvic floor issues in men!… 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
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
Women’s Health

Posted as: News | Thursday, 8 March 2018

Women’s Health

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day and the amazing women of ProActive who help facilitate and deliver healthcare in all of our locations. Our women’s health physiotherapist’s Emma House & Ashley Kinsella also wish to pass along this link as they continue to develop their women’s health practices! Why Every New Mother Should See a Pelvic… Continue reading