Each year July 24 is recognized as International Self-Care Day (ISD). This is a worldwide campaign designed to bring awareness to the importance of self-care and to encourage the general public to practice responsible self-care 24 hours a day seven days a week. At the Lavallee Health Centre, we understand the importance of self-care in the journey of healing.
There are many different types of arthritis that affect people of all ages, ethnicities and gender. Arthritis does not affect only the elderly. In fact, more than three in five people diagnosed with arthritis are under the age of 65. Canadian statistics suggest that there may be slightly more women than men diagnosed with arthritis and Aboriginal Canadians have a higher incidence as well.
Foam rollers are an awesome and simple tool that can be used to help reduce pain in your muscles and joints. They are easy to use and transport so you can work on your pain management at home, the gym, or even at the office!
The month of May is National Physiotherapy Month AND Women’s Health Month so we would like to discuss how your physiotherapist can help with your pelvic floor health!