Recovering from Jumper’s Knee: A Comprehensive Guide to Rehabilitation and Return to the Game 

By Kayden Wu (M. physio)  Understanding Jumper’s Knee   Jumper’s knee, medically known as patellar tendinopathy, is a common overuse injury that primarily affects athletes involved in jumping sports. It is characterized by pain, tenderness, and swelling around the patellar tendon, which connects the kneecap to the shinbone. The repetitive strain placed on the tendon during […]

Pelvic Floor Exercise: A Comprehensive Guide for Men and Women

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Pelvic Floor Exercise, commonly referred to as PFE or Kegel exercises, is an essential practice for promoting pelvic health and overall well-being. Although traditionally associated with women, it’s important to recognize that these exercises offer significant benefits for men as well, addressing a wide range of health concerns, from sexual function to urinary control. In […]

Top tips for staying fit during pregnancy

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Maintaining one’s fitness level and healthy lifestyle during pregnancy is very important for your health and your baby’s. As every pregnancy is unique, it is essential that the exercise routine and lifestyle choices that one chooses to are appropriate for you and your baby. Prior to continuing your exercise program, please consult with your healthcare […]

Understanding and Preventing Diastasis Recti (Abdominal Separation)

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If you are currently pregnant you may well have been reading up on what you can do to take care of your body and the different types of exercise you should or shouldn’t be doing. You may well have also read about the risks of developing a “mummy tummy” or “separated abs”, otherwise known as […]

Self-Care Tips for Busy New Moms

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Congratulations on your little bundle of joy. I know first-hand how incredible and overwhelming this journey can be. It’s easy to get caught up in taking care of your baby and forget about your own well-being. That’s why I’m here to share some practical self-care tips designed specifically for busy new moms like you. Let’s […]

The Postpartum Body Transformation: Let’s Keep It Real!

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Hey there, new moms! Congratulations on embarking on this beautiful and transformative journey of motherhood. We know that alongside the joy of cuddling your newborn, you’re also eager to bounce back to your pre-pregnancy shape and fitness levels. I have been there, done that, so I know how you feel right now. But let’s keep […]

Continuing Your Yoga Practice During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

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If you’re a devoted yoga practitioner and wondering if you can continue your practice during pregnancy, the good news is that it can be a wonderful and beneficial experience. However, there are a few important precautions and modifications to keep in mind. Here’s what you need to know: Remember, every pregnancy is unique, so it’s […]

The Transformative Power of Yoga for Expectant Mothers

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Pregnancy is a truly transformative and beautiful experience, and incorporating yoga into this special time can have profound physical and emotional benefits for mothers- to-be. As both a mother and a dedicated yoga teacher, I have personally witnessed the remarkable positive effects of yoga during pregnancy. In this blog, I would like to share multiple […]

A guide to managing post menopause hot flushes.

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Hot flashes, or postmenopausal hot flushes, are a typical symptom that many women experience going through menopause. During menopause, hot flashes affect about 80% of women. Menopause, which usually happens between the ages of 45 and 55, is the phase of a woman’s life when her menstrual cycles permanently end. Hot flashes are rapid, intense heat sensation […]

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