Falls… who is most at risk and how do we prevent them?

Unfortunately, during the winter season, falls are very frequent! Did you know that the elderly and women are the most at risk of falling and that this risk increases with the years? The reasons for falls are varied and unique to each individual, making it a complex subject. However, by searching the terms “fall prevention” […]

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What is SMR (self-myofascial release)?

Do you know what self-myofascial release (SMR) is? Recently, there has been an increase amount of information showing that it helps relieve muscle soreness and improve mobility. Therefore, what is it and how does it work? SMR is a technique used in rehabilitation to improve recovery and increase myofascial mobility. It incorporates using your body […]

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Sciatic nerve pain … Really?

The sciatic nerve, that misunderstood nerve that makes a lot of people suffer. Did you know that it is not always responsible for the pain going down your leg? Here, we will demystify the famous pains associated with this nerve. ANATOMY 101 The sciatic nerve originates from the spinal cord and exits between the lumbar […]

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My child always walks on tiptoes! Is that normal?

A child who stands on tiptoe as soon as he is standing, who moves on tiptoe, who is unable to deposit heels on the ground must be evaluated by a physiotherapist in pediatrics. It is not normal for a child to not be able to drop the heels on the ground, or to deposit them […]

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That thing we call posture!

Bad postures and repetitive bad habits may be the source of several problems or discomfort you can feel at a given moment. Here is a list of several bad habits to notice and correct:   Crossing your legs often when sitting Leaning on one leg more than the other when standing Sitting with rounded shoulders […]

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