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  • Dear clients, Although physiotherapists were never officially ordered to close their clinics, most clinic owners chose to do so, awaiting for more information about safe practice in the context of the pandemic. In consultation with Dr Catherine Elliott this week, some Yukon physiotherapists proposed a guideline for the safe re-opening of our clinics. The guideline was
  • It is crucial for Physio Borealis to continue supporting women through their pregnancy and postnatal journey despite the COVID19 outbreak. In a time where you need support more than ever to maintain a healthy pregnancy or heal after Baby, social distancing can feel extremely stressful due to the lack of
  • Low back, hip & pelvic pain during & after pregnancy can restrict mobility and limit moms in their daily activities. Having some self-management techniques to alleviate the pain can be a life saver for a better sleep, improved mobility & remaining active. How about using massage balls for self-treatment? You
  • Pubic symphysis pain during or after pregnancy is very common. What can you do to relieve it? Watch my video to learn more 🙂
  • If you have abdominal discomfort from bloating or constipation, this video for you! Or if you came to see me and I mentioned that you had tension around your intestines, this video is for you too!  Here below is a video with two techniques you can do at home to release
  • (If you rather watch my video summarizing these things, click link above!) Hemorrhoids and anal fissures are a real pain in the butt to deal with. And when you just gave birth and you have a newborn to take care of, the last thing you want is to cry out
  • The holiday travels can be a source of anxiety for folks who experience bladder control issues. Long travels, flights, airports, being in places where you don’t know the location of the bathrooms, can indeed make things stressful.  Here are a few tips to go through the holiday travels with a
  • Vaginal tears from childbirth can heal in different ways, and many people are not aware that sometimes they need a little help in the healing process. In fact, vaginal scar tissue can often heal “tight” and not super flexible, and can cause pain with sex. If this is your case,
  • There is this myth going around in our society that it is “good to have a tight vagina” – but good for who exactly?! I’m asking you. What if I was telling you that most of my clients consulting for painful sex issues present, in fact, a tight vagina, and
  • When should you return to running after delivery? There is so much controversy about this topic, and I thought I would share the updated 2019 guidelines to enlighten your decision making. Remember that these tests are only one part of the puzzle, and that a Pelvic Health PT assessment should
  • Many people think that if they are leaking urine, they must necessarily have a weak pelvic floor. Starting from this assumption, they start doing Kegel exercises, and sometimes make their problems worse! Why is that? In this video, I am drawing the distinction between a weak and a tight pelvic
  • One of the things I hear the most from my post partum moms is “No one told me this could happen..!” Indeed, not many women are informed about what to expect in the pelvic area after baby is born. We spend soooo much time preparing for labour, birth and baby’s