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COVID-19 Updates: What’s New at Whole Therapy

Welcome back to in-person visits! Updated July 7, 2020 BOOK NOW The 'new normal' looks a little different. Now that our doors are open again, we have made some changes to our clinics to better serve you in this ever-changing climate. Rest assured, as always, we have your best interests at heart. Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about what we're doing to help you have the best, safest, experience you can. Things are changing…

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Tele-rehab – Your Questions, Answered

Tele-rehabilitation is a method of treating clients and patients through a secure, online portal, from the comfort of your own home. Whole Therapy is now offering online sessions for physiotherapy, personal training, and integrative therapy as of March 23, 2020!  We can assess, treat, coach, and train through this new type of service. Times like these call for new innovations, so if you are a current or new patient of ours and need assistance, please…

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Running With Richelle – IT Band Syndrome

  What is IT Band Syndrome? Glad you asked! The iliotibial (IT) band is a thick band of fascia that runs from your pelvis to the outside of your knee. Repetitive bending and straightening of the knee while running can cause constant rubbing of the IT band over the bony parts of your knee. This constant friction can cause the IT band to become irritated and eventually inflamed resulting in pain. The pain is often…

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Running With Richelle – Shin Splints

  You know what's the worst? Pain along the shin that is caused by inflammation of the muscles that attach to the shin bone (aka the tibia). Shin splints. Thy name is evil. There are 2 types of shin splints as seen in the picture below. Pain along the outer front portion of the lower leg is called anterior shin splints. Pain along the back inside of the lower leg is called posterior shin splints.…

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Top Winter Running Tips

Trying to motivate yourself to run throughout the winter months can be a struggle, but trying to stay injury free while you run throughout the winter months can be even more of a challenge! Check out these winter running tips that should help keep you running consistently all year long without pesky injuries slowing you down!   Temporarily reduce your weekly mileage with the first snowfall. When you are running on snow as opposed to…

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Running With Richelle Pt. 2

Last week I discussed how much targeting my glutes has helped improve my running performance over the past 2 months. For those of you who have been wondering if your own glutes are up to par, here is a helpful follow up blog! This is a great test for glute max strength so give it a try at home! You do not need any equipment.                    …

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What To Expect – The Initial Assessment

  The main goal of an initial assessment is to determine possible causes of your injury or impairment. We also ask: What can we do to remove or alleviate the pain? One thing to keep in mind is that sometimes, you may be a bit sore after an assessment.  This is largely due to the fact that we’ve probably just moved your body in ways you’ve been avoiding due to discomfort or pain.  In order…

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Running with Richelle Pt. 1

2 months ago my husband and I made a very big move. We sold our home in Labrador, packed up our truck and our camper and hit the dirt road (literally) to move to Ottawa. I worked as a physiotherapist for 9 years at the hospital in Goose Bay, so accepting a job with Whole Therapy was a huge change for me. I was very nervous and excited and obviously was wondering if I had…

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Meet Your Therapist – Roy Cohen

Q:  How do you feel about massaging women? A:  Most of my clients are women. I feel that I’m able to give a good, therapeutic, intuitive massage. I’m not judgmental of women’s bodies; I treat all of my clients with the respect they deserve. Q:  And how about massaging men? A:  In my experience, men who ask for a male therapist usually want deeper tissue massage, which is great for me because that’s what I…

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CHANGE AND SEA MONSTERS

Dictionary.com defines change as the following: CHANGE verb (used with object), changed, changing. To make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone: To change one's name; to change one's opinion; To change the course of history.  What a simple, easy to understand, straight to the point definition.  And yet, as simple as it is to understand, why then do we humans have so much trouble implementing change into our own lives? I’m not talking about changing the tires on your car, or, the vacuum bag, or your little human’s diapers; although some of these things are dull, taxing,…

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About Us

At Whole Therapy, we believe that two heads are better than one. Our team works together to help people: It’s simple. Because one therapy is not always the one for everyone. We know that every body is different, and everyone has different goals, preferences, and timelines when it comes to their health and their bodies.

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Clinic Hours/Reception Hours

Mon: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Tues: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Wed: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Thurs: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Friday: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm/8:00 am-12:00 pm


Sunday: By Appointment Only
**Individual Practitioner Hours May Vary

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