Posts Tagged: fascia

Finding Gratitude in Unexpected Places

March 14, 2016

By Shannon Stoby, Physiotherapist My journey to alternative treatments began three years ago as a patient. I thought I was doing everything right. I was as fit as I have ever been: exercising regularly, eating well, had removed all medication from my life. From the standpoint of my health, things should have been good. But, […]

Confidence Over Incontinence—The Role of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

January 04, 2016

By: Shannon Stoby, PT, MScPT Being in control is comforting. Things are safe and predictable. We know what’s going to happen. We’ve got this. Any health issue can challenge our idea of the control we think we have, but perhaps the body’s most glaring indication of the lack of control is incontinence. Whether a woman […]

“I’ll wear boots instead of high heels” – Heel Pain

August 24, 2015

“I’ll wear boots instead of high heels” – Heel Pain Song Lyrics Courtesy of Tom Waits “Pay Me” By; Dr. Jen Newell.   This morning I woke up with excruciating heel pain and realized how common this is in my practice. I regularly see people complaining of heel pain and wanted to share a few […]

What is Fascia and Why Do I Need Mine Released?

April 13, 2015

An Introduction to Myofascial Release and Physiotherapy at IHI By Shannon Stoby, PT, MScPT Do you have unexplained, seemingly unrelated symptoms? Do you feel unwell, but your test results are ‘normal’? Do you keep having recurrence of the same injury? Have you had an injury or surgery from which you do not feel you have […]