“It’s All Connected”: Treating Software vs. Hardware

In physical therapy and medicine in general there is often a big focus on treating the ‘hardware’ of the body. How healthy is the joint? Are there signs of degeneration? Have the joint spaces narrowed? What about other musculoskeletal structures? Are all muscle and ligament fibers intact? Of course, these are important questions to ask. […]

Body Science Therapy & Performance Centre: A Patient Perspective

The moment you step into Body Science Therapy in Mississauga, you are immersed in a refreshing and inviting atmosphere. If it is your first time here, you are most likely walking into what will be a completely new sensorial experience of physiotherapy from what you previously knew. You will also be embarking on the beginning […]

The Lesser-Known Muscles Involved in Shoulder Stability

Many different muscles, bones, and ligaments that comprise the shoulder. The bones that make up the shoulder joint are the scapula, clavicle and humerus. It is important to remember that every muscle that passes over a joint plays a role in moving and stabilizing that joint. The rotator cuff muscles are primarily regarded as having […]

Underlying Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?  Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain. It is characterized by a sharp pain or burning sensation in the bottom of the foot closer to the calcaneus (heel bone). Inflammation of the connective tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot which connects the heel […]

Back Hygiene

Low back pain incidence has risen and according to Stats Canada, 4 out of 5 adults will suffer from this chronic condition.  This is no surprise as generally lifestyles keep evolving to make us move less. Ages ago, people had to hunt for food and were constantly on the move, thus being more active.  Now […]

Strengthen Your Hamstrings!

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Have you noticed pain when walking or running? Do you have fallen arches in your feet? Do you have a nagging knee or hip pain? Then let’s talk hamstrings! If you’ve said yes to any of the questions above, it is possible that your hamstrings are not functioning optimally and can use some training. Hamstrings are […]

Increase Your Glute Function!

“I can’t feel my glutes when I squat.”“I have huge quads but can’t seem to gain muscle mass in the glutes.”“I have been told by a trainer/therapist in the past that I need to strengthen my glutes.” Have you said yes to any of the above? If so, keep reading to find out how you can […]

Look At Those Abs!

Breaking news: you don’t need washboard abs to have a strong and functional core. (cue gasp) And the reverse is also true, having chiselled abs on the exterior does not mean your core muscles are functioning optimally. In fact, some of the “core” exercises you might be doing in the gym (AKA your home in 2020 […]

Adduct Those Hips

Have you ever been walking down the street on a snowy winter day, looked away for a second (maybe there was a really cute dog on the other side of the street), stepped onto an invisible patch of ice and have your leg slip out from under you? I know I’ve been there. Slipping on […]

Postpartum Chiropractic Care

What can a chiropractor do for you? As a woman’s body goes through changes during pregnancy and adjusts to life’s new stressors, chiropractic care can help relieve relief all sorts of tension and help the mother use her body in the best, pain-free way to help her new bundle of joy!  What types of treatments […]