New Pilates Programs being offered in Pemberton now!

What is Pilates? Are you wondering what this new equipment is at Angela Simpson Physiotherapy? It’s the apparatus used in Pilates. Almost 100 years ago Joseph Pilates, a professional boxer, self-defence trainer, circus performer, yoga and animal-movement scholar, invented interesting pieces of equipment. He used bedsprings, barrels and other creative things. His equipment, called apparatus, was designed to strengthen and …

How to recover from having a c-section: Things to consider

Have you had a c-section recently? Are you interested in learning how to return to  functional movement in your body? Having a c-section is a major abdominal surgery.  It has a lot of effects on the woman’s body, some of which can be very long standing, especially if not managed appropriately at the start.  The surgery involves moving the bladder …

How to help your baby recover post c-section

After you have had a c-section, especially if it is an emergency c-section, there are things that you can do to assist with your baby’s recovery from the surgery.  One of the most important things you can do is get him/her examined by a practitioner that specializes in craniosacral treatment (massage and physiotherapists are commonly trained in this), nervous system …

What is Osteopathy?

  What is Osteopathy?   I often am asked what is it Osteopathy? It is not an easy question to answer as the field of osteopathy can be quite diverse. This article will provide a brief explanation on its history, the role cranial-sacral work and as well my personal lens on the practise of Osteopathy.   My name is Warren …