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Running Rehab Ottawa

Guiding you to successful running

MOOV Running Rehabilitation offers complete biomechanical analysis including running gait assessments which incorporate evidence-based knowledge as well as the latest trends in the running research. You will receive customized advice on training and recommendations to help you achieve your running-related goals.

The Running Rehab Assessment involves a detailed examination of your running and training history, a comprehensive mobility and physical strength assessment and a thorough evaluation of your running biomechanics using video software.

You would benefit from our Running Rehabilitation if you:

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  • Experience severe pain during or after running.
  • Suffer from Achilles tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis, runners or jumper’s knee, patellofemoral pain, iliotibial band syndrome, and piriformis syndrome.
  • Want to start running but are unsure how to begin?
  • Are looking to improve your performance?
  • Have questions about footwear and how to find the right one for you?
  • Are interested in the latest research regarding running and common injuries.
  • Would like to find the best combination of stretching and strengthening exercises for you.
  • Need guidance with your training plan and how to balance your exercise program with appropriate rest/recovery.
  • Address muscle imbalances to avoid running injuries. Our detailed physical evaluation will take into account multiple factors including the running shoes that you use.
  • Would like to address a current injury or avoid future injuries. Tendon injuries and knee pain are common when you have an improper running technique.


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

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1. Initial Individual Session

Establishes your baseline for the program

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

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.

2. Follow-up Individual Sessions

Exercise sessions to build a strong base

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

Note: The number of Individual Sessions depends on your specific needs and goals. Recommended 4-6 sessions, to be determined by your physiotherapist.

1. MOOV Strong for Women

Ideal for women who have:

  • Diastasis recti
  • Pelvic health concerns such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence
  • Given birth recently or less recentl

Note: The number of Individual Sessions depends on your specific needs and goals. Recommended 4-6 sessions, to be determined by your physiotherapist.

2. MOOV Strong for Inexperienced Athletes

Ideal for individuals who are:

  • New to fitness and strength training, and want to reduce the risk of getting injured
  • Looking to return to resistance training after significant time off due to injury or other circumstance


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