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A unique strengthening program based on best evidence practice and expert opinion in the field of sports medicine rehab and women’s health.

MOOV Strong

Get ready to strengthen, recover, and thrive! MOOV Strong is a Guided Rehab-to-Fitness Program designed to unlock your potential and unleash your inner athlete. Whether you're aiming to overcome an injury or chronic pain, resume fitness after a period of inactivity or maximize your fitness goals, our comprehensive program is tailored to guide you every step of the way. Join us on this transformative journey to a fitter, healthier you!

Discover MOOV Strong: Your Strength Training Partner in Ottawa

Welcome to MOOV Strong, a pioneering strength training program located in the vibrant heart of Ottawa. At MOOV Physiotherapy, we redefine strength training by integrating the latest evidence-based practices with expert insights in sports medicine rehab and women's health.

Tailored Strength Solutions for Every Individual

Our program is uniquely designed to cater to a diverse range of needs. Whether you're an athlete aiming for peak performance, recovering from an injury, or embarking on your strength training journey, MOOV Strong is your ideal fitness ally. We focus on building a resilient body and mind, going beyond the conventional lifting of weights.

Success Stories

Evidence-Based Approach in Sports Medicine and Women's Health

MOOV Strong stands out with its foundation in the best practices of sports medicine rehab and women's health. This specialized approach ensures that every aspect of your training is aligned with the latest research and expert opinions in the field.

Targeting Pelvic Health Conditions with Precision

One of the cornerstones of our program is the emphasis on strength training to combat, prevent and manage pelvic health issues. Women facing challenges such as Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) can find significant relief and improvement through our tailored strength training regimens. By focusing on the pelvic floor and surrounding musculature, our exercises are designed to enhance pelvic stability and function, thereby alleviating symptoms and improving overall quality of life.

Navigating Menopause and Perimenopause with Strength

The transition through menopause and perimenopause can be a challenging time for many women, marked by physical and hormonal changes. With MOOV Strong, we recognize the critical role of strength training in easing this transition. Our programs are specifically tailored to address the unique needs of women during these stages, helping to manage symptoms such as weight gain, decreased bone density, and muscle loss. By incorporating strength training, our clients can experience improved metabolism, better mood regulation, and enhanced overall well-being.

A Strong Defense Against Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis poses a significant risk to women, particularly post-menopause, due to the decrease in bone density. Our strength training programs are a proactive approach to this challenge. By engaging in regular, guided weight-bearing exercises, our clients can effectively slow down bone density loss, and in some cases, even reverse it. This not only reduces the risk of fractures but also empowers women to maintain an active and independent lifestyle.

Personalized Training That Respects Your Body

Our individualized sessions are tailored to your specific needs, taking into account any musculoskeletal or pelvic health concerns. At MOOV Strong, your health and well-being are our top priorities, ensuring a safe and effective strength training experience.

Bridging Rehabilitation and Fitness with Expert Care

We understand that the journey from rehabilitation to fitness is unique and often challenging, especially for those dealing with chronic pain or recovering from injuries. This is where our expertise as Physiotherapists becomes your greatest asset. We are not just trainers; we are your allies in health, equipped with an extensive understanding of the body, its mechanisms of injury, and pain management.

Tailored Training with a Therapeutic Edge

Our personalized strength training sessions are meticulously crafted to respect and respond to your body's specific needs. We recognize that when dealing with chronic pain or injuries, strength training must be approached with precision and care. Our programs are designed to avoid overloading tissues beyond their capacity for adaptation. This careful balance is crucial in preventing flare-ups and setbacks, ensuring a safe and effective progression in your fitness journey.

Navigating Fitness with Confidence and Support

Too often, individuals attempting to return to fitness post-rehabilitation do so without the necessary guidance, leading to discouragement and further injury. With MOOV Strong, we aim to change that narrative. Our role extends beyond guiding you through exercises; we provide a supportive environment where your journey back to fitness is monitored, adjusted, and optimized according to your evolving needs. This approach not only fosters physical strength but also builds confidence in your body's abilities.

Specialized Programs for Athletes

At MOOV Physiotherapy, we recognize the unique challenges faced by athletes – from weekend warriors to elite competitors – especially when recovering from significant injuries. Our program is meticulously designed to not just aid in recovery but to "bulletproof" your return to sport. We focus on addressing any residual imbalances, weaknesses, and proprioceptive issues, as well as improving flexibility, power, and dynamic stability that may be affected post-injury.

Tailored Approach for Residual Challenges

Our approach involves a comprehensive analysis of all systems impacting an athlete's confidence or readiness related to their sport-specific movements. We work closely with each athlete to identify and address these "blind spots". While the tissues may have healed, reestablishing brain-body connections and repatterning movements is crucial for a full return to form. Our program ensures that athletes not only recover but also regain their peak performance with enhanced movement efficiency and reduced risk of re-injury.

Addressing Recurring Injuries with Precision

For athletes experiencing recurring injuries, MOOV Strong offers a solution that delves deeper than surface-level symptoms. We understand that sometimes, an old injury, never fully rehabilitated, can be the root cause. Other times, underlying challenges like scoliosis, leg length discrepancies, or fractures impacting skeletal alignment may play a role. Our team takes a detailed history and examines all systems influencing the injury site (inter-regional dependence) to uncover and address underlying issues.

Comprehensive Evaluation for Optimal Performance

Our program also emphasizes the importance of coordination and brain/body connections in injury prevention and recovery. We assess and refine training patterns, considering factors often overlooked, such as sleep, stress, and nutrition, which are vital for adaptation to training. Our Physiotherapists are skilled in identifying and rectifying issues that may hinder an athlete's performance and progression.

Our Personalized Sessions

Establishes your baseline for the program

Initial Session

  • Movement strategies assessment
  • Load strategies assessment
  • Full body strength testing to find your Repetition Max*
  • Individual goal setting

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Note: Musculoskeletal and/or pelvic health symptoms will be monitored and respected during testing.

*Maximum load a muscle can lift for a predetermined number of repetitions to the point of fatigue.

Exercise sessions to build a strong base

Follow-up Sessions

  • Cornerstone strengthening exercises
  • Discover and tweak your optimal movement strategies
  • Guidance to scale exercises to your individual needs to stay bellow symptoms threshold
  • Opportunity to get tailored homework and education

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Note: Number of Sessions depends on your specific needs and goals and will be determined collaboratively with your Physiotherapist. For a more independent journey, 3-6 sessions are recommended. For a journey that requires more support, 9-15 sessions are recommended.

Our Programs

MOOV Strong for Women

  • Diastasis recti
  • Pelvic health concerns such as: pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence
  • Given birth recently or less recently
  • Perimenopause or Menopause
  • Osteoporosis

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Ideal for women who have:

MOOV Strong for Inexperienced Athletes

  • New to fitness and strength training, and want to reduce risk of getting injured
  • Looking to return to resistance training after significant time-off due to injury or other circumstance
  • Suffering from: chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, physical challenges related to their mental health

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Ideal for individuals who are:

 MOOV Strong for Experienced Athletes

  • Want to improve their overall strength
  • Are looking to increase their strength and/or mobility and reduce their risk of injury
  • Exercise regularly but experience pain while doing so

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Ideal for individuals who:

Join the MOOV Strong Community Near You in Ottawa

Your search for a “strength training program near me” ends here! Embark on a transformative strength training journey with MOOV Strong. Experience a program that transcends the ordinary and join a community committed to achieving fitness goals with care, expertise, and personalized attention.