Yoga: A Pelvic Health Solution
Do you know why the pelvic floor is important? Do you practice yoga? Did you know you can use yoga as an adjunct to pelvic wellness and rehabilitation in your rehabilitative healthcare practice? In this blog, Shelly Prosko, pioneer of PhysioYoga, shares some important roles of the pelvic floor to help us understand how yoga can serve as a valuable pelvic health solution.
Weed Through the Evidence: Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain
Are you a healthcare practitioner interested in using medical marijuana for treating your patients' chronic pain but are overwhelmed by the abundance of information and misinformation? This blog is a great place to start! Check it out for a classification and history of cannabis, its pharmacological uses, molecular biology, and a summary of current scientific research in the field.
Updated Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for the Second Wave
The second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) is upon us. Here is Embodia's updated resource blog for physiotherapists, clinicians, and clinic owners. Current and relevant resources for Ontario, Canada, and the world. We've also added a dose of humour and art to help you keep your sanity amidst these challenging times. Stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane.
Dermoneuromodulation - Can It Change Your Manual Therapy Practice?
Do you use manual therapy in your rehabilitative healthcare practice? Do your patients sing the praises of your magical hands? Or do you worry that you don't have that special magic touch? In this blog, Diane Jacobs founder of Dermoneuromodulating (DNM) talks to us about DNM, shares some interesting insights, and answers a complex question. Will she alter some of your views on manual therapy?
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy vs. Pain Education, Do You Know Which is Best for Treating Pain?
As a rehabilitation practitioner do you use Acceptance Commitment Therapy in your rehabilitative healthcare practice? Or do you use pain education? Or do you instead opt for physical or manual therapy alone? This blog will tell you more about each of these practices, their differences, how they can improve your practice, and what the research is saying.
A Comprehensive Guide to Electrophysical Agents (EPAs)
In this blog, we will provide you with a basic overview of common Electrophysical Agents (EPAs), including what they are, what they are used for, as well as their parameters and contraindications. There is a chart included at the end of this blog with a summary of parameters for common EPAs.
Osteoporosis vs. Osteopenia: A Clinician’s Guide
With an ageing population, it is not uncommon to have an individual diagnosed with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. In 2009, approximately 10% of Canadians over the age of 40 had Osteoporosis. In this blog, we will discuss the causes, risk factors and treatment options for Osteoporosis and Osteopenia to better equip you to answer these questions and manage your patient’s condition.
Do You Or Your Clients Have Bad Vagal Tone?
Could you have a bad vagal tone? Could your clients have it? Read this blog in which Dr. Ginger Garner talks about the importance of the vagus nerve, the polyvagal theory, how to find your sacred space, and more!
A Falls Prevention Checklist
In Canada, 20-30% of seniors living in the community fall each year. This blog will provide you with falls prevention strategies to help you educate your patients on how to prevent falls, and information on exercise-based falls prevention programs.
Unlock the Power of Posture to Free Your Patients
Do your fit clients often come to see you with injuries? As a rehabilitative professional it is essential to provide our clients with real solutions, not mere bandaid ones. Unlock the power of posture to prevent and treat your clients' injuries and enhance the performance of your athletes today.
A Clinician’s Guide to Arthritis
In this blog, we will compare and contrast some of the most common forms of arthritis; Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Spondyloarthritis, including their causes, symptoms, and management. You will find an easy-to-read table at the end of this piece summarizing the key points for each of the conditions discussed throughout.
What They Didn't Teach You in School: How to Work Less, Earn More, and Enjoy Life!
Are you a rehabilitative practitioner looking to make your business more successful while getting to spend more time with your loved ones? These two experts, one, a seasoned clinic owner and business guru, the other, an independent contractor ninja extraordinaire, will share their trade secrets with you so that you can work less, earn more, and enjoy your life like you truly deserve!