Do summer weddings have your dogs barking?

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

Big events that require leaving the house and putting fancy clothes on are back! Ladies: that means wearing high heels for the first time in a looooong time. Ever wonder why your feet ache after hitting the dance floor in those gorgeous shoes? Check out the picture below to see the stress your foot goes through! Wearing heels forces your … Read More

Are “Quick Fix” plans all that and a bag of chips?

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

I get so fired up about quick fixes, you know the ones: ‘CURE PAIN WITH THESE 3 EXERCISES!’, ‘GET ROCK HARD ABS IN 30 DAYS!’  😤 Why? Because there is NO such thing as a quick fix, particularly with injury. And no one talks about it. Why? Because it sucks! It sets people up for potential failure.   Endless frustration.   Hopelessness. … Read More

Are YOUR boots made for walking?

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

Meghan – Admin Extraordinaire! – here. I’m taking over this post a) because I can, and b) because I have real life stories that you’ll relate to! Once the snow was gone from the road (the first time) I got back out walking and hoo boy! It was not as easy as I thought it was going to be! I might … Read More

Medications and Physio

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

Why DO we ask about medications? This type of question isn’t asked a lot, but you’ve probably thought it at one point during your assessment, and it’s absolutely a good question! Some underlying health conditions are personal, and some people may be shy at disclosing some information. So… Why is it our business? What gives? Prescription medications can have side … Read More

New Service Information!

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

Kids hold a special place in our hearts. All children deserve to receive the care necessary to help them grow and thrive.  Advocation is the best way to ensure proper care, and sometimes, based on life circumstances, some children don’t have the opportunity to be advocated for. That’s where we come in! We are very pleased to announce that we … Read More

What kind of shoes should you wear for outdoor activity?

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

While big clunky Sorels are great for snowmobiling and going through deep snow, they are too heavy to effectively walk for any amount of time without exhausting yourself right away. The opposite can be said for runners. They’re usually thin, and not meant for longer periods outside in snowy/icy conditions. Not great if you’re outside for a while unless you … Read More

“Do I need to have a X-Ray/MRI/CT Scan done to get help?”

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

“Do I need to have a X-Ray/MRI/CT Scan done in order for my physiotherapist to treat me?”   .   This is a question that we get a lot! The answer to it is no.   Physiotherapists are highly trained in human anatomy and how different joints, muscles, nerves and tendons move together and the patterns that they make to … Read More

Do You Feel the Urge To “Go” Come On Suddenly?

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

  Do you leave your door unlocked so you can race to the bathroom the second you get home? How about stopping 5 minutes past the latest stop on the highway because you have to go NOW? Urgency issues can happen to anyone, young or old. Age and whether you have given birth are not determining factors!   .   … Read More

Do you not have enough in the day to exercise?

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

Do you feel like you don’t have enough time in the day to exercise?     Too busy?     Too bagged at the end of the day?     You have absolutely no idea where the time went ? (Eg.  All of 2020)     I challenge you to assess how much time you’re spending on your phone.  There’s … Read More

You don’t need to have kids to have pelvic floor problems!!

Caitlin TrakaloArticles & News

Did you know that you don’t need to have kids to have your pelvic floor assessed?  I’ll use myself as a real example! I peed my pants often when I was around 30..(one time down a ski hill.  So warm, yet so terrible) Pelvic floor physio educated and treated me on what was going on and I don’t pee myself … Read More