Tools for Managing Anxiety During COVID-19
Join Amber Laing, Occupational Therapist, for how to manage anxiety during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak.
Anxiety is as much a physical experience as a psychological one. By learning to tap into a calm body, the mind can follow.
Amber walks us through a series of quick tools that we can use when the anxieties, worries, fears, or stresses begin to pile up.
Sexuality and Belief
Today’s post is written by Christine MacSween. It is a look at the role of culture and belief in sexuality. Christine’s personal background and her degree in religious studies inform her writing, and we look forward to continuing this conversation on social media and in person.
Welcome to the Team, Christine!
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope It has been a busy fall at Vida Health & Wellness and we are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest team member, Christine MacSween. Some of you may have […]
Welcome to the Team, Amber!
Amber Laing is an occupational therapist with extensive experience in mental health. She is the newest member of the Vida Health & Wellness team.
Vaginismus – One Woman’s Journey With Pain and Hope
Today’s post is our first guest article. I am honoured to have the written experience of a woman with vaginismus to share with you, and I hope that it will help others to understand that they’re not alone.
A Woman’s Story
This is what I had thought was a strange story…. my story… my greatest secret.
When I met Mercedes, I was over 40, divorced for almost 2 years, and just starting to date and….
What the Physiotherapy Profession Can Learn From Cruelty-Free Makeup
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope If you’ve been around the internet in the past decade, you will have seen the popularity of beauty influencers. These are people who use platforms like YouTube and Instagram to show […]
The Lowdown on Prenatal Perineal Massage
In today’s blog, we give you the lowdown on prenatal perineal massage: what is it, how and when to do it, and some bonus tips to get ready for childbirth!
What is a Pessary?
Bodies change over time. It’s a fact of life that we just have to accept if we’re going to have any hope of loving ourselves. Men and women lose hair to different degrees, our skin gets thinner, and our knuckles become prominent. Pregnancy and childbirth affect the body in unique ways and certainly don’t help with anything that needs to fight gravity!
Breasts sag, bellies hang, and we develop an underarm flap. Isn’t motherhood lovely? At least our kids make us feel young.
Vaginismus and Infertility
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope What is Vaginismus? In a part of the body that contains so many nerve endings and sensory receptors, it’s no surprise that some people experience pain. There are different vulvar and […]
Perfectionism and Health
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I often take my writing inspiration from everyday conversations. One overlooked perk of being a physiotherapist is that I get […]