Is it Common for Women to Experience Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy?
Is it Common for Women to Experience Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy? By: Jen Goehring, Physiotherapist Pregnancy can be a wonderful time for many women, but it can also come with its fair share of aches and pains. One of the most common complaints pelvic physiotherapists hear among pregnant women is pelvic pain. In fact, 1 …
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How Do I Know If My Child Needs Physiotherapy?
How Do I Know If My Child Needs Physiotherapy? By Devan Mercereau, Physiotherapist Pediatric Physiotherapy assesses and treats children ages 0-18 years of age. Our treatments for infants and children vary depending on presenting conditions and concerns. Your Pediatric Physiotherapist will go through a full assessment with your child and based on the diagnosis, treatments …
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Top Four At-Home Clinical Pilates Exercises for Posture
Top Four At-Home Clinical Pilates Exercises for Posture By Chelsey Schwarzenberger, Physiotherapist Hello October! As we move into the colder months of the year here in Red Deer, many of us start to find ourselves sitting a lot more. Whether it be getting back into the daily routines of school and work or spending more …
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What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?
What is Vestibular Rehabilitation? By Darwin Paulraj, Physiotherapist Vestibular Rehabilitation is a specialized form of physiotherapy intended to alleviate symptoms caused by disorders of the inner ear. Our vestibular physiotherapist at Stride in Red Deer can evaluate and assess problems related to unilateral and bilateral vestibular hypofunction, central vestibular disorders, and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo …
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3 Common Pediatric Conditions that Physiotherapy can Help!
When we think of Physiotherapy, we often think of it as an intervention for injuries, post-surgical cases, or rehabilitation. In addition to treating these conditions in the youth and adult populations, babies can also get treated with Physiotherapy. I have a special interest in Pediatric Physiotherapy... Learn More
Benefits of Prenatal Massage
Hello Everyone! I’m Cheyanne, one of Stride’s Registered Massage Therapists. I am trained in a variety of massage techniques, but I particularly love treating pregnant and post-partum mama’s with Prenatal Massage. Read along in this blog to find out more about Prenatal Massage and if it’s the right fit.... Learn More
It’s National Physiotherapy Month!
Well, it’s that time of year again! May is National Physiotherapy Month and you guessed it, we are celebrating! This is our 3rd year of annual fundraising for an initiative that is near and dear to our hearts.Giving back to the Red Deer community has always been a primary mission and pillar of the.... Learn More
The Beauty of Bowen Therapy
Hey Everyone! I’m Krista, one of Stride’s Massage Therapists. While many of you may think about the more traditional forms of massage, my practice primarily focuses on three specialty techniques – Bowen Therapy, CranioSacral Massage, and Lymphatic Drainage. I often get asked questions.... Learn More
What is the difference between Acupuncture and Dry Needling?
The term ‘dry needling’ describes inserting a needle into the body without injecting anything through it. For example, when you get a booster shot or get blood taken, there is a fluid that is either injected in or withdrawn from the body. A dry needle is simply a filament type piece of steel that is only.... Learn More
Shockwave Therapy: What You Need To Know
If you’ve ever been to the clinic, you’ve probably heard our Shockwave machine hammering away! So, what is that noisy thing anyway? Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive treatment that delivers high energy acoustic waves into tissues to promote healing and kickstart the reparative process.... Learn More