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What causes low back pain? Psychosocial Factors And Low Back Pain

Posted on 19 March, 2021 at 11:45

Did you know…


  • Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most predominant musculoskeletal disorders in industrialized societies.
  • Although the prevalence of LBP is high, with up to 80% of people reporting at least one episode during their lifetime, most people recover within 1month.
  • Some 10%–40% of all LBP ...
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Baby Milestones

Posted on 19 March, 2021 at 10:45

Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. Children reach milestones in how they play, speak, behave, and move!

Remember these are milestones are listed under the FIRST month in which your child MAY achieve them. Babies develop at different rates! Try to avoid comparing your baby to other babies! Al...

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Massaging Your Baby - ILU Massage

Posted on 19 March, 2021 at 10:20

Massage can be used to help encourage your baby’s bowels to move. Before starting any massage for baby:

Make sure the room is warm enough (especially if removing baby’s clothing)

Relax yourself and warm your hands by rubbing them together.

You can massage over clothing, but...

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Stretching and Exercise, Before or After?

Posted on 12 March, 2021 at 13:55

Should I stretch before or after my workout? As physiotherapists, we hear this questions all the time. While there isn’t a definitive answer, it tends to rely on a few different variables. To find an answer, let’s consider the different types of stretching.


  1. Static Stretchin...
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Working From Home? Ergonomic Tips From a Physiotherapy Clinic

Posted on 12 March, 2021 at 13:45

Over the last year, due to COVID-19, many have transitioned to working from home full-time or occasionally. Although working from home sounds comfortable and convenient, without the proper set-up and access to ergonomic work equipment, it can cause discomfort, pain, and lead to various injuries.


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Physiotherapy and Self-Care

Posted on 12 March, 2021 at 13:40


There has been a new movement over that last year that focuses on the importance of self-care. At Athletico Physiotherapy, this is a movement we can get behind! You can’t serve from an empty vessel. You have to take care of and show up for yourself in order to do the same for others - and you deserve it.


Self-care looks different for everyone, but it is essentially taking time to focus on yourself to align your mind a...

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