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Where is my tension headache coming from?
Posted on: November 18th, 2020 by REP Physio

Get relief with REP Physio! Headaches are a common complaint we see at physiotherapy. Headaches can be caused by tension, cervicogenic, stress, hypertension, sinus, migraines, hormone, cluster, allergy etc. Tension-type headaches (TTH) are based on a patient’s description of the headache and the location. Tension-type headaches usually have mild to moderate symptoms and are not […]

The 5 Best Foam Roller Exercises
Posted on: November 2nd, 2020 by REP Physio

Foam rolling! If you’ve ever been in a gym or Physio clinic, you may have seen a foam roller lying around! Foam rolling has lots of misconceptions and ideas around it. The main benefit that comes from foam rolling is not lengthening of the muscle, but increased circulation to the muscle through vasodilation. This means […]

Returning to Running After Pregnancy
Posted on: October 26th, 2020 by REP Physio

Currently, there are no national/international guidelines that standardise practice and offer a framework for healthcare professionals to work with women who wish to return to running postpartum. For many women, factors such as low back/pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse limit their success with returning to meaningful activity and there is little structured […]

How to Pumpkin Spice Up Your Workouts This Fall
Posted on: October 15th, 2020 by REP Physio

We are already a week into Fall and it’s time to SPICE up your workouts!! Doing the same style of workouts every time can get boring and repetitive, so REP Physio is here to help you FALL back in love with your work out routine! A great way to change up your exercise routine is […]

What is Auricular Acupuncture?
Posted on: October 8th, 2020 by REP Physio

When you come in for acupuncture at REP Physio with Elmira, you may occasionally receive ear seeds (small round needles taped to the ear) along with your regular treatment. They are not used with every client but can be helpful in the treatment of migraines, headaches, smoking cessation, weight loss, or insomnia. Auricular acupuncture is […]

Video: Golf Warm Up
Posted on: July 7th, 2020 by REP Physio

#getyourREPsin at the golf course with a short and sweet golfing warm-up! 

Video: Home Workout With Exercise Bands
Posted on: June 1st, 2020 by REP Physio

Still working out at home? Surrounded by exercise bands that you’re unsure what to do with? Here are some great ways to #getyourREPsin 

Video: Hip Strengthening Circuit
Posted on: May 5th, 2020 by REP Physio

Home Workout – Hip Strength! #getyourREPsin with Alex and a great home workout.. the only piece of equipment you need is a resistance band! Awesome for runners or anyone looking for a lower body circuit!  

Video: Stretches For Tight Hips
Posted on: April 30th, 2020 by REP Physio

Tight hips?? Give these stretches a try! Alex is back with some awesome hip/glute stretches to help combat all the sitting we’ve been doing in quarantine!  

Video: Foam Rolling
Posted on: April 21st, 2020 by REP Physio

Looking to get your REPs in with a foam roller? Check out this video with REP’s very own personal trainer and kinesiologist Alex and learn how to properly foam roll and take advantage of this great mobility and stretching tool.  

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