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
Summer Kayaking in NL

Posted as: News | Friday, 8 June 2018

Summer Kayaking in NL

Interested in going kayaking or canoeing this summer? There’s lots of great spots around NL! The Newfoundland Kayak Company does weekend courses on kayaking and canoeing! The first Level 1 course in St. John’s and Corner Brook starts on June 15 and they run throughout the summer. Be sure to check them out! www.nfkayak.com/ The… 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