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Understanding Pelvic Health: Comprehensive Care and Treatment

Cindy Thibodeau, April 3 2024

Pelvic health issues impact a significant portion of Canadians, with many suffering in silence due to stigma and a lack of awareness. Only a fraction of those affected seek treatment, highlighting a critical gap in care and support. We are determined to address this issue by fostering an open dialogue and offering personalized care. This blog...

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Navigating the Maze of Back Pain: Insights and Strategies

Cindy Thibodeau, March 27 2024

In today's fast-paced world, back pain has emerged as a common ailment affecting individuals across various walks of life. Whether it stems from prolonged sitting at office desks, physical strain, or underlying health conditions, back pain can significantly hinder one's daily activities and quality of

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Mastering 6 Essential Strength Training Movements: Building a Foundation for Daily Strength

Cindy Thibodeau & Laurel MacAdam, February 15 2024

At MOOV Physiotherapy in Downtown Ottawa, we understand that physical strength and functionality are pivotal for a fulfilling life, especially as we age. This guide is dedicated to 6 fundamental movements that are essential for daily activities.  Focusing on squats, deadlifts, lunges, push-ups, rows and farmer carry.  By mastering these...

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Personalized Physiotherapy Care: The MOOV Approach

Cindy Thibodeau, February 7 2024

In the bustling heart of downtown Ottawa, there's a place where physiotherapy is reimagined - a boutique-style clinic that epitomizes personalized healthcare. This isn't your typical medical facility; it's a sanctuary where individualized attention and care are paramount. Welcome to MOOV Physiotherapy, where we redefine what it means to receive...

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Empowering Your Strength Training Journey: Overcoming Common Barriers

Laurel MacAdam, January 29 2024

At MOOV Physiotherapy in Downtown Ottawa, we recognize that starting and maintaining a strength training routine can be filled with challenges. While strength training is essential for a healthy lifestyle, offering numerous benefits for both physical and mental well-being, various barriers often prevent individuals from fully embracing this...

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Strength in Age: How Strength Training Sustains Life and Health

Laurel MacAdam, January 23 2024

In the heart of Ottawa, a revolution in aging and health is underway, led by the transformative power of strength training. At MOOV Physiotherapy, we understand that maintaining muscle mass and strength is not just about physical capability; it's the key to a longer, healthier life. This blog post delves into the profound impact of strength...

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Sarcopenia and Aging: Navigating Muscle Mass Loss

Laurel MacAdam, January 16 2024

As we age, our bodies undergo various changes, some more challenging than others. One such change, often unnoticed until it significantly impacts our lives, is sarcopenia – the age-related loss of muscle mass and function. At MOOV Physiotherapy in Downtown Ottawa, we're committed to helping you understand and manage this condition, ensuring a...

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The Power of Atomic Habits in Physiotherapy

Alisha Oliver PT, December 7 2023

As we stand on the brink of a new year, many of us are eager to set ambitious goals for self-improvement. Whether it's striving for overall fitness or managing pain, the success of these endeavors is intricately connected to the principles outlined in James Clear's, "Atomic Habits". Let's delve into three key lessons from the book, exploring...

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A Step in the Right Direction: How Physiotherapy Paves the Way for Senior Fall Prevention

Cindy Thibodeau, November 17 2023

As the autumn leaves blanket the ground, November assumes a crucial role in raising awareness about a subject that demands urgent consideration: fall prevention. Particularly among the elderly, falls are not mere accidents but rather preventable incidents that can significantly impact their quality of life. The month of Fall Prevention serves as...

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Heating Up Your Recovery: Exploring the Science and Application of Heat Therapy

Alisha Oliver PT, October 7 2023

When dealing with injuries, both acute and chronic, there are many different recommendations for what you can do to help the healing process. Heat therapy, also known as thermotherapy, has emerged as a powerful treatment modality for various musculoskeletal disorders, providing people with non-pharmacological pain relief and improved physical...

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