The Heart of Orleans BIA thanks physiotherapist Renée LeBlanc of Moveo Physiotherapy for sharing this article.
The recent months have been difficult with the combination of lockdown orders and the cold weather. The impact of being isolated and less active can not only make it hard to resume or start certain activities, but can also create fear and doubt on how to do so safely and injury free.
Did you know that May is National Physiotherapy Month? This is an opportunity to build awareness about the importance of contributing actively to your health and to seek help to achieve your rehabilitation goals.
In addition, taking into consideration the current reality in our healthcare system, patients may be waiting for surgical intervention or for a consultation with a specialist. This is a time to trust your allied health professionals, such as your physiotherapist. Preventative care can go a long way.
Here are a few things to consider to get started:
Looking forward to seeing the Orléans and Ottawa community resume or start activities that are safe and pandemic friendly. Your physiotherapist is here to help you along the way!