Bioflex Laser Therapy at Life Therapies in Ottawa

Psst 🤫 Have you heard the news? You could be the first to experience the benefits of Laser Therapy at the Life Therapies clinic! Starting Monday, September 23rd, Bharat Sekhri, Registered Physiotherapist will be offering cold, low level laser therapy treatments. The BioFlex Laser is a revolutionary new technology for resolving pain. It is effective in treating musculoskeletal condition, [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Services|Comments Off on Bioflex Laser Therapy at Life Therapies in Ottawa

Did You Know… Pelvic Floor Edition

  It is important for women of all ages to maintain pelvic floor muscle strength. Kegels are NOT always indicated for all pelvic floor problems. Sometimes they do more harm than good, and often they are NOT performed correctly. Exercises for the pelvic floor have numerous benefits including: improving and maintaining bladder function reducing pain [...]

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Signs of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions

Do you suffer from incontinence? Perhaps you've been struggling with pelvic pain? Many people are surprised to learn that pelvic floor muscles can be either too weak or too tight. Thus the reason for unusual pain. So how can you tell you may have a pelvic floor dysfunction?  Common signs include:  Frequent urination during the day Sudden [...]

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Benefits of Pregnancy and Postpartum Pelvic Floor Therapy

A pelvic floor physiotherapist is trained to provide internal and external treatment to improve conditions associated with the pelvic floor. Conditions treated during pregnancy musculoskeletal pain (most commonly low back and pelvic girdle pain) pelvic organ prolapse incontinence pelvic floor weakness or tightness exercise guidelines during pregnancy Conditions treated in the postpartum phase Incontinence Increased [...]

By |September 12th, 2019|Services|Comments Off on Benefits of Pregnancy and Postpartum Pelvic Floor Therapy

Acupuncture for Preventative Care

We are often asked if it's okay to get acupuncture even "if nothing is wrong" - and the quick answer is YES! The longer answer, for those who are interested, is that acupuncture excels in preventative care. It helps keep your body healthy and well balanced. When illness or ailments pop up, your body will [...]

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Manage Pain and Balance Your Life

Did you know that at Life Therapies, our multidisciplinary clinic practitioners use a combination of natural and traditional therapeutic services that treat the body as a whole. We believe that your body's system are interconnected and as such, complimentary treatments are the way we help you manage pain and balance your life. Schedule an appointment and [...]

By |August 30th, 2019|Services|Comments Off on Manage Pain and Balance Your Life

Small Changes, Big Impacts

Self-care is essential. If you can't remember the last time you listened to the cues from your body, you're probably long overdue for a much-needed break. Honour your mind, body and soul. Book a session with a Life Therapies practitioner today and put YOU first! #selfcare #health #wellness #mindbodysoul #painfreeliving #pledgetostaywell #osteopathy #physiotherapy #massagetherapy #acupuncture #lifetherapies #ottawa #wellnesskindoflife

By |August 30th, 2019|Services|Comments Off on Small Changes, Big Impacts

Trust The Process

Pain can disrupt your life. It can flair up. It can cause unwanted aches. It can even ruin your sleep. Whether you are suffering pain as a result of a recent injury or a more long-term movement dysfunction, natural therapeutic methods can offer you relief. At times the process may feel slow going, but remember: [...]

By |August 30th, 2019|Services|Comments Off on Trust The Process

Fertility & Pregnancy Support at Life Therapies

Pregnancy brings incredible and miraculous changes to the body, along with some less-than-enjoyable aches and pain.   Thankfully prenatal osteopathic treatment can treat discomforts including headaches, shoulder, rib and lower back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, lower limb and ankle swelling, and so much more.   A manual osteopath, like Elliot Vlad, uses non-invasive techniques to [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Services|Comments Off on Fertility & Pregnancy Support at Life Therapies

How to improve performance by breathing

Summer has finally arrived in Ottawa! Many of our clients have been telling us how much they enjoy getting outside, even on the hot, humid days, to enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities. From a dusk walk around the neighbourhood, to a hike in the Gats, to a slow paddle on the Ottawa River, there is so [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|Services|Comments Off on How to improve performance by breathing