Tag: recovery

A path through the woods with light streaming down

Persistence, optimism and walking again

I have had the wonderful opportunity to interact with clients who inspire, surprise, and impress me. This is the story

A massage therapist presses and holds the trapezius muscles around a patients back and neck.

Eight reasons why I love massage therapy

Very occasionally I’ll meet someone who isn’t really into massage, and when this happens I resist the impulse to frown and explain why they’re deeply …

A woman lunges with a punch during a tai chi movement

Proprioception, movement, balance and grace

Proprioception is the body-brain capacity that allows us to adapt to our environment and keeps us upright. It’s a miracle of neurocognitive functioning and it’s as important for high performance athletes as it is for aging seniors…

Brittany Frey, pilot, tells us about recovering from a broken leg.

How physiotherapy helped Brittany Frey fly again

When pilots badly injure their bodies, their careers as pilots can be put at risk. Brittany Frey tells us about recovering so she could fly again…

A man in black shorts, a grey tshirt, and a black baseball cap is lying on his back on a cherry coloured hardwood floor. He is in an office with cream coloured walls and there is a model skeleton and eye chart on the wall behind him. He has his right leg bent with his knee up and foot on the floor. His left knee is also bent, but the leg is in the air and he is rolling a large blue exercise ball up and down the wall with his left floor. He is also in blue runners. The Arbutus logo of a blue arrow in a blue circle is edited onto the bottom right.

Recovery with Mike Neill from Human Powered Racing

Mike Neill, from Human Powered Racing, demonstrates one of the many exercises he was prescribed as part of his recovery

Mike Neill does his recovery exercises at the clinic

Recovering from knee surgery (Part 2)

Mike explains the process of implementing a recovery plan for knee surgery with a team of health practitioners…

A triathlete stretches their quad in preparation for a run.

Recovering from knee surgery (part 1)

In which Mike explains how knee surgery, and recovery from knee surgery, can be a little bit like planning for a race…

A ginger tabby cat is stretched out on a brown cushion in front of a fireplace, which is hung with two stockings and has Christmas cards on the mantel.

Boxing Day with Ron the Cat

Boxing day in a nutshell…

An orange tabby cat with its head up close to the camera and looking to the left is lying down on a green cushion with a fireplace in the background.

Lessons from Ron the Cat

Winter cat naps for the win. Thanks for demonstrating, Ron the Cat.

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