After an injury, athletes often come into the clinic to recover from the sprain, strain, or break. While getting you back to peak performance is our goal, Concussion Assessment and Treatment are other aspects of recovery we often look at.
At Optimize, we understand that your health is the most significant concern after a motor vehicle accident. Numerous studies show the importance of receiving prompt and appropriate care after an MVA, not only to address immediate concerns but also to prevent the onset of chronic pain and expedite the overall recovery process.
Your Temporomandibular joint, also known as your “TMJ”, is the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull. The main function of the Temporomandibular joint is to facilitate the movement of your lower jaw. A key part in speaking, and chewing, dysfunction in this joint can be very painful and frustrating to live with.
At Optimize, we believe our postpartum friends deserve more than a 6-week check-up when it comes to recovery after pregnancy and childbirth. Our chiropractor, Dr. Gillian Altheim, is certified in postpartum exercise rehabilitation through GrowCo. GrowCo experts fill the gap by providing a comprehensive postpartum checkup and progressive healing. This is done through group-based rehab
Dealing with a sports injury can be a daunting and frustrating process. When your sport is a central part of your identity, being away from training and competition becomes not just a physical challenge, but a mental one, too. The rehab process after a sports injury is comprehensive and focused on getting you back to
In general, the goal of weightlifting is to set the body in a strong position and then maintain that position while moving the weight. This concept comes into practice when doing a deadlift. Deadlifting can feel scary due to old misconceptions and poor training methodology. By breaking down the actual movement and learning how to
Pelvic Health Deserves our Attention We’re here to slay the stigma. Despite how far we’ve come in understanding our bodies and minds better, women’s health is still often shrouded in secrecy and sensitivity. So much so, that many women are unaware of the pelvic physiotherapy treatments available to them—and suffer in silence. Optimize Physiotherapy is
I am rarely surprised by many things but someone recently told me “I got my ACL repaired years ago and never did any physio after” – let’s just say my jaw dropped to the floor. This individual sitting in front of me wasn’t even here to talk about their knee. Letting that tiny little detail
Boost Your Body and Mind—Exercise Outside Walking. Jogging. Running. Hiking. Sashaying. Whatever your style, most of us know that taking your steps outside is good for your heart, body, mood, and mind. In fact, a UK study of 50,000 walkers—a variety of ages of men and women—found that walking briskly on the regular translates to
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