REP Physio Blog

Rehab for Common Soccer Injuries
Posted on: January 20th, 2020 by REP Physio

Soccer is quickly becoming one of the most played sports in Canada. People of all ages are taking to the sport. With that in mind let’s talk about a few common injuries within the sport and a few exercises to help minimize them. The knee Sprains within the knee are common, often affecting the major […]

If You Fail To Prepare, You Prepare To Fail!
Posted on: January 16th, 2020 by REP Physio

As a Personal Trainer, I spend all day with clients who are trying to take care of their bodies by exercising! I have also been working at REP Physio for just over 2 years, and have noticed that almost everyone that walks in the door is trying to take care of themselves in one way […]

Squatting Mechanics and Myths
Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by REP Physio

The squat and its variants are some of the most commonly prescribed exercises for rehabilitation, strengthening and athletic development. While optimal squatting mechanics will vary between populations, it is still a hot topic in current research. Today, I am going to answer a few of the main questions I get from clients and provide my […]

Post-Natal Healing
Posted on: November 5th, 2019 by REP Physio

I see a lot of patients post-natal for a variety of reasons (incontinence, pain, prolapse, diastasis recti, etc).  The common theme of my discussions with these patients is how the body heals, and how long it takes after having a baby.  It takes 12-18 months to heal after giving birth… read that sentence again… 12-18 […]

Acupuncture For A Better Sleep
Posted on: October 29th, 2019 by REP Physio

  Acupuncture is useful to help relieve both the side effects and causes of poor sleep. It is beneficial to: Calm your mind to allow better sleep and balances your system to better deal with change. Improve immune function and energy levels that result as an effect of poor sleep Relieve pain which may be […]

AcuStretch Class at Westbrook
Posted on: September 3rd, 2019 by REP Physio

AcuStretch Class  Jan 25, Feb 8, Feb 22 @ 3 p.m. @ Westbrook. Limited spots available. On Jan 25, Feb 8 and Feb 22 Alex Broderick (our personal trainer) and Elmira Olson (our acupuncturist) will be holding an acupuncture-stretch class at REP Physio’s Westbrook location. We will be doing gentle stretching combined with acupuncture with […]

Group Fitness Classes at Westbrook
Posted on: September 3rd, 2019 by REP Physio

Group fitness classes start September 17th!  Tuesday and Thursdays 7:30-8:30 p.m. @ Westbrook These classes will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at our Westbrook clinic! Expect One Hour exercises classes including cardio, strength, and stretching. EVERYONE is welcome – at any fitness level – even the injured… YOU can join! Single Drop-in and multi-class […]

Resolve Physio and Wellness is now REP Physio
Posted on: August 21st, 2019 by REP Physio

Rehabilitation. Empowerment. Performance. These 3 words are the foundation of what we do.  In 2016 we opened our first multi-disciplinary clinic in Summerside and quickly established a reputation for providing exceptional care that is results driven. We used this momentum to open our second location in the Westbrook neighbourhood in May 2019 at 23 Fairway […]

Shoulder Health and Swimming
Posted on: April 10th, 2019 by REP Physio

Swimming is a great low impact activity which can be used to improve cardiovascular function. Making sure you get the most out of your time in the water means we need to ensure proper pain-free movement. When muscle imbalances exist in the shoulder, freestyle, front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, or butterfly can be difficult to […]

Sleep, Recovery, and Physical Activity
Posted on: April 3rd, 2019 by REP Physio

There is a strong relationship between sleep and proper recovery from physical activity. The recommended amount of sleep varies with age across the life span. Infants sleep on average 70% of the day whereas adolescents require much less sleep, more reflective of the adult sleep structure. The National Sleep Foundation recommends the following amount of […]

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