Back pain happens to everyone and for some is a life-changing occurrence. The causes are as many as there are structures capable of producing pain; and every tissue in the body is capable of giving us pain.
Do you subconsciously tighten your butt either on one or both sides of your pelvis all day? Different ways, or strategies, for transferring loads through our body are available and in health we have a number to choose from.
Is core training the same as core strengthening? Are core stabilization exercises the same as core strengthening exercises? Do you know the difference? Is there a difference?
The research in the last decade has led to a clearer understanding of how load is transferred through the low back and pelvic girdle and from this research it is evident that low back pain and stress urinary incontinence have components in common.
Recent research has changed the way therapists use exercises for both rehabilitation as well as strength and conditioning. For all areas of the body, the evidence supports correcting problems associated with how you use your muscles in a coordinated manner.
Cathy received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia in 2000. As a member of the varsity women’s volleyball team at UBC during those years she was first exposed to physiotherapy and it’s positive impact on her own personal athletic career.
With the knowledge, movement and awareness necessary to make the changes in your own body.