Pelotons Aren’t Going Anywhere From making hearts stop in the Sex and the City reboot to conquering Instagram feeds to being the most coveted piece of technology to take up space in your home, the bike with the big screen has us asking: Is it exercise…or a way of life?! People who ride Pelotons have
More likely than not, you’ve heard this word being thrown around if you’ve seen a physiotherapist, massage therapist, osteopath, or any natural health practitioner. So, do you know what fascia is and how influential it is to our everyday life? What is fascia and why is it so important? Fascia is a connective tissue that connects
MY STORY WITH MS Hello, my name is Matthew Lahey. I am a 36 year old accountant, proudly from the most-eastern part of the most-eastern province in Canada. After way too many years of partying, I thought my lifestyle was starting to catch up with me. In 2016 I had my first encounter with health
Understanding your pelvic floor can change your life. Seriously! Whether it’s giving your postpartum body some much-deserved attention or facing frustrations with the pee leaks head-on (aka stress incontinence), there’s never a downfall to focusing on our pelvic health. Over a third of women experience a problem with their pelvic floor muscles within their lifetime.
Optimize client Julienne opens up about injury, mental health and trusting the process. Running will be there when you’re ready to return to it. CrossFit will be there when you’re ready to return to it. And like any muscle, the belief that this is true can be exercised to get stronger too. After a series
“This type of injury usually lasts 4-6 weeks.”“This could take anywhere from 6-12 months”“When can you run again? Well, that depends…”All phrases you wish you could push back into your physiotherapist’s mouth! After an injury disrupts your sport performance the shortest path back to function is thebest one, right? Almost. The ultimate goal of rehabilitation
Golf Performance Coach Jordan Jeske shares his formula for making the most of every moment—on and off the golf course. To Jordan, golf is a test of character. The game is challenging, egos are fragile, and sometimes, outcomes go exactly the opposite way you want them to go. Still, he gives the game his all.
Optimize’s services and treatments are all about you and the life you want to live. Is physiotherapy essential? If there was a time we gave this more thought than ever before, it was at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown. Naturally, as physiotherapists, our answer is, “heck ya!” In all seriousness, we consider the services
Grit. Grind. Greatness. CrossFitter and Optimize Physio client Mike Kan gets real about injury, success and carving out your own path.
Whether it’s a steady stream of Zoom meetings or our latest TikTok addiction, the relationship with our devices contributes to tightness in our upper bodies.