Amazing Pilates Classes at Shelbourne Physiotherapy Pilates and Yoga Studio located in Victoria BC

Olecranon Bursitis

What is Olecranon Bursitis? Olecranon Bursitis affects the olecranon bursa, a small sac of fluid which sits just over the hard bony process at the base of the elbow. Bursae are found throughout the body and produce synovial fluid to reduce friction between muscles, tendons,ligaments and bones as they move over each other. If a bursa …

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The Benefits of Massage

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of relaxation experienced during a massage, yet did you know that there are numerous other benefits to this treatment? Receiving consistent massage with a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) has been shown to boost immunity, lower blood pressure, and reduce feelings of depression. Massage can Improve Immune Function During the …

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What is Chronic Ankle Instability?

What Is Chronic Ankle Instability? Chronic ankle instability, as the name implies, is a chronic condition of instability affecting the ankle and it’s surrounding structures. It usually develops after a severe ankle sprain. However, some people are born with less stable ankles; these individuals are generally extra flexible throughout their bodies. Approximately 20% of ankle …

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Is Pilates Good Exercise for Seniors?

Pilates is generally appropriate for senior fitness, and it is gaining popularity among senior citizens. The ability to modify exercises to meet differing needs, along with the many benefits of the Pilates method, such as increased levels of strength, balance, flexibility, muscle tone, stamina, and well-being, make Pilates an inviting senior exercise program. After all, …

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