If you have ever been diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA), there is a good chance someone has explained this condition to you as the “wear and tear” that occurs at a joint. As you digest your diagnosis, you may begin to feel protective of that painful joint.
Let me start by introducing myself. I am far from an elite athlete, but I’d also say I’m not your typical 37 year old mom, either. I am an avid Obstacle Course Runner and cofounder of one of the largest teams of female Obstacle Course Runners in Canada. I make it a point to incorporate […]
By Lisa Flanders, PT I’m a physiotherapist who works in women’s health. A lot of what we do is help patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, which happens when the “sling” or “hammock” that supports the pelvic organs is not functioning in an optimal manner.