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31 Aug 2022

My Thoughts on Pronation…

By Erin Lanting, BSc, MScPT This is a blog for any of you who are either runners, have foot pain, have bought running shoes and were told you overpronate, think you have flat feet or were told by a health professional that you do, or simply wondering whether you have a foot problem.  Often people are told they excessively pronate (flatten)  their feet and therefore need orthotics or a stability shoe to correct it. Although there is such a thing as “overpronation” ... More

19 Jul 2022

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas right?

A blog about the vagus nerve, and why we, as physiotherapists, care about this nerve!  By Erin Lanting, BSc., MScPT What is the vagus nerve?The vagus nerve is the tenth cranial nerve (CN X) and plays an important role in our ability to have a healthy stress response and communicates to our brain about what’s going on in many of our organs. In particular, it helps regulate digestion, heart rate and our immune system responses. The vagus nerve is a mixed nerve, which mean... More

20 May 2022

It’s Magic in a Cup

By Erin Lanting, BSc, MScPT Did you know that we offer cupping therapy at the clinic? If you are thinking about trying out this treatment, or your therapist has recommended it, read this blog post to find out more information and help you feel more prepared for your visit! What is cupping?  Cupping is a treatment method that involves using special cups to create suction over the skin’s surface to help with healing of injuries, reducing muscle tension, and overall sympto... More