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A Mindful Approach to Pain and Stress

In 1979, Jon Kabat-Zinn, an MIT-trained scientist, started teaching mindfulness to people suffering from chronic pain, stress and illness. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), is now used in hospitals and clinics worldwide. Jon Kabat-Zinn defined mindfulness, as being present in the moment, with non judgmental awareness....

Registered massage therapy as a treatment option for children

Prior to studying massage therapy and before having my own children, I studied early childhood education in the early 1990's and spent many years working in various childcare settings.  I spent those years attending to children with growing pains and associated discomforts, constipation, fevers, headaches,...

Men have pelvic floors too?

As pelvic health physiotherapists, we often have the same conversations with friends, family, and even with clients. It typically sounds something like this: - so do you only treat females or do you treat men too? - The majority of the people I see are female, but...

Do you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

What is IBS?  Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS has been discussed more and more in popular culture as chatter around gluten free, dairy free and paleo diets have become more main stream. It is a highly prevalent disorder which can significantly reduce someone's quality of life...

Is midwifery care the right choice for you?

Continuing education is a fundamental aspect of professional growth and knowledge transfer that we value at Proactive Pelvic Health Centre. Our therapists participate on a variety of peer, and multidisciplinary initiatives including international conferences, continuing education courses, peer mentorship, support groups, and medical seminars. We...

Spring Mindfulness Events

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop   Our March 5th, 2016 Introduction to Mindfulness workshop is full.  Due to popular demand, we will be offering another workshop on Saturday March 12th, 2016 9-11:30am. This interactive small group workshop is designed for anyone who wants to apply the power of mindfulness...



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