Entries by Siobhan

Running After Baby!

Have you had a child (or perhaps two or three) and feel like you are living in a different body? Are you struggling with getting back to your favourite activities or just chasing after your children because you don’t have the strength or you’re in too much pain? Do you have trouble controlling your bladder […]

Our New North Shore!

We can’t deny it. As North Shore residents we are each experiencing a new and very uncomfortable paradigm getting ourselves from place to place with increased LA style traffic, shortage of parking and delays due to unsolicited construction and no sensible infrastructure to support it. This is now a fact, NOT a passing trend or […]

Introducing Brent Stevenson

With pleasure we take this opportunity to connect you to our colleague, Registered Physiotherapist Brent Stevenson BHKin, MScPT, RCAMT, CGIMS whose innovative website www.whythingshurt.com is information packed with excellent videos explaining a wide range of commonly asked physiotherapy questions. We congratulate Brent also on the publication of his book of the same name. We will […]

Dance Medicine and Concussion

On October 2nd 2016, Susie Higgins presented at the one day IADMS (The International Association for Dance Medicine and Science) conference held at the Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver.  The main focus of this one-day conference was the injured dance student and how to keep them physically fit and mentally inspired during their recovery.  This […]

Staff News: Shawna Murray

With pleasure we welcome Shawna Murray BscPT FCAMT,CGIMS back to the North Shore! Shawna Murray BScPT, FCAMT, Certificate of Medical Acupuncture, IMS:CGIMS Shawna received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from UBC in 1998. She achieved the designation of Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists (FCAMT) in 2004. She obtained her Certificate […]

Know your core! Real Time Ultrasound for accurate core evaluation

Know your core! Real Time Ultrasound for accurate core evaluation No more assuming, guessing and hoping that your client is in fact engaging abs spine and pelvic floor muscles effectively! Real Time Ultrasound is a safe, non-invasive powerful, fast, visual feedback tool for you and your client to target unilateral weakness, OR over functioning abdominal, […]

Trimetrics Parking Newsflash !

Effective May 1 : For your convenience we are able to add 3 more patient parking stalls on the upper ( top level of the parkade : on the north west corner spots # 112,113,114) to our existing 11 spots in the covered area at ground level .We would respectfully ask that you arrive with […]

Saturday Physiotherapy now available !

In response to your regular requests for Saturday physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates appointments,Niamh McGowan will be offering service on select Saturdays 9.30 – 1.30  for May and June and then regularly thereafter in addition to her Monday and Thursday shifts.

Harbourside Parking

We continue to lobby for improvements to street parking and encourage our clients who are taxpayers to the City of North Vancouver, to stay alert for decisions regularly made on their behalf, behind closed doors and without their input. We attach a copy of the recent response to our letter to the North Shore News […]

Why Are We Living With Jaw Pain?

Why Are We Living With Jaw Pain? Too many people live with jaw pain simply because they don’t know that there are treatments available that can help. Jaw pain may be referred from pain from the neck but it commonly comes from the actual temporo mandibular joint and can be referred to as TMJD (temporo […]

Welcome CoreAlign! New Pilates training equipment

We are excited to add this piece to our suite of state of the art Balanced Body Pilates equipment: This will greatly enhance our standing/running / tennis / golf core training possibilities. Easy-to-learn, yet challenging exercises on the CoreAlign® emphasize an upright posture and are designed to improve posture, balance and functional movement. Developed by […]

Massage Therapy and Stress Management

Massage Therapy and Stress Management Nicole Hunter R.M.T Stress, anxiety, and depression – These are common words nowadays, which is not surprising, given the fast-paced and overbooked lives that we are expected to live. With e-mail, cell phones, instant messaging, and social media, we are now expected to be available to respond to questions and […]

Chronic Soft Tissue Pain: Is Prolotherapy For You?

Chronic Soft Tissue Pain: Is Prolotherapy For You? PROLOTHERAPY is a treatment technique which administers a series of Dextrose (sugar) injections into chronically painful, overstretched ligaments and soft tissues. It best suits conditions like plantar fasciitis and tennis elbow or low back and sacro-iliac pain due to ligamantous laxity caused by injury, pregnancy or repetitive […]