Unlock Your Body’s Potential with Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

By |2023-08-20T22:38:16+00:00April 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Physiotherapy|

What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy? Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specialized form of physical therapy that focuses on the muscles and tissues of the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles, ligaments, and connective tissue that support the organs in the pelvis, including the bladder, uterus, and [...]

Winter Blues? You are not alone!

By |2023-08-20T22:38:02+00:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

The winter months in Canada are notoriously long and harsh.  The increased darkness, bitter cold and lack of sunlight can leave you feeling lethargic and down.  For some people this can become a case of seasonal affectiveness disorder (SAD).  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or Depression with Seasonal Pattern, is a [...]

How can physiotherapy help with arthritis?

By |2023-08-20T22:37:54+00:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Physiotherapy|

Arthritis is a disabling condition that impacts millions of people globally.  As our population ages, we expect that the incidence of arthritis will increase.   More than 350 million people have arthritis globally (Global RA Network, 2021). In the United States, 1 in 4 adults has arthritis (Centers for Disease Control [...]

The Benefits of Collagen

By |2023-08-20T22:37:46+00:00December 15th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Health, Naturopathy|

During the winter months, our joints can become more painful and stiff due to increased cold temperatures; this can cause some uneasiness in day to day activities. In addition to regular wellness treatments with your naturopathic clinic,  many studies have shown that collagen can combat some of this discomfort.  This [...]

How to Prevent and Treat Sciatica in Mississauga

By |2022-07-28T18:25:44+00:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The Health First Group specializes in preventing and treating sciatica in Mississauga. Sciatica is pain that radiates down your leg in the direction of the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back to your hips and buttocks. Sciatica usually impacts just one side of the body.A herniated disc, bone [...]

Do You Have a Headache?

By |2022-07-28T18:25:58+00:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Headache is described as a common condition that affects many people multiple times during their lives. It is indicated by pain in your face or head. The pain can be sharp, dull, throbbing, and constant. Stress management, biofeedback, and different medicines are used to treat headaches.You are not the only [...]

Bettering your Sleep

By |2022-07-28T18:33:43+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Ensuring you get good quality sleep is essential for achieving a healthy body and mind. Many people often end up getting less sleep than their body requires to be well rested. For achieving a healthy body, physically and mentally, it is important that you are achieving at least a minimum [...]

Maintaining a Healthy Spine On Your Holiday Travels

By |2022-07-29T14:02:20+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Health, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

1. Get ActiveGoing on a road trip or taking long flights can have you sitting for long periods of time. This can cause your back, shoulders and pelvis to feel sore or stiff. You can beat the stiffness by going on a short walk or stretching every 60 minutes. This [...]

Physical Therapy and Pregnancy

By |2022-07-29T14:02:18+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Physiotherapy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pregnancy can cause changes in the body that can often cause discomfort or pain. Many pregnant women experience increased back pain as they move further along their pregnancy. This is due to the added weight their spine must endure and carry. Physical therapy can help ease back pain as it [...]

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