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Why We Feel Sore After Exercising (and What We Can Do to Help)

There’s nothing like the feeling of a hot drink on a cold winter’s day or relaxing on the couch with a good book or your favourite TV show. While these relaxing activities are wonderful, they don’t tend to stick around for moments of day-to-day stress. That’s why the...

What are custom orthotics and who needs them?

What are custom orthotics and who needs them?

We are thrilled to announce that we now offer custom orthotics at Core Kinesis Physiotherapy! If you have been wondering whether custom orthotics are a good fit for you, this post is for you. Has a medical professional already recommended that you look into custom...

Experiencing jaw pain? You’re not alone.

    "Can wearing masks on a regular basis contribute to or exacerbate jaw pain? It’s a reasonable conclusion to make if you ask us."   It isn’t only stress levels that have increased since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although only minimal...

Why we love Pilates (and you should too).

      "Pilates is a great way to gain the body awareness and core stability needed to safely take part in the activities we love."   As we discussed in a recent blog post, one of the most effective ways to combat post-workout muscle soreness is by...

How Box Breathing Can Help to Reduce Stress

"Deep breathing is useful in stress reduction no matter the technique. What we love about box breathing is that it is a fast, easy-to-access technique for everyone." There’s nothing like the feeling of a hot drink on a cold winter’s day or relaxing on the couch with a...

Arthritis: What It Is and How Physiotherapy Can Help

According to the Canadian Arthritis Society, 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from Arthritis; that means 6 million Canadians are suffering from arthritis right now. Chances are, you or someone in your life is living with arthritis. Here’s what you need to know about arthritis...

IMS vs. Acupuncture: What They Are and How They’re Different

Physiotherapists can perform dry needling using both IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) and acupuncture techniques. Each involves inserting a thin needle into a specific body part, however, similarities end there as philosophies differ between the two practices. IMS is a...