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What is a Scoliosis? | Thrive Now Physio

What is a Scoliosis?

What is a Scoliosis ? A scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Certain sections of the spine are bent sideways as well as rotated. 80-90% of all scoliosis have no known cause and are called idiopathic scoliosis. They are often diagnosed before a child’s growth spurt just before puberty. Scoliosis changes the shape…

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What Is Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy – What Is It?

Shockwave Therapy – What is it? Despite its name, Shockwave therapy does not actually give you electric shocks. Instead, it applies mechanical rather than electrical energy. The device is similar to a smaller, very-low powered jackhammer. The head of the shockwave device creates (at a very high rate) areas of high pressure, followed by areas…

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Pelvic Health, It's not just about

Pelvic Health – It’s not just about Kegels

Pelvic Health – It’s not just about “Kegels” Let’s start with the basics, what do the pelvic floor muscles do? The pelvic floor muscles contract to prevent involuntary leakage with coughing, sneezing, or strain. They help in to control the passing of urine, gas, and bowel movements. They have an important role in sexual function…

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Holistic Nutrition | Thrive Now Physio

What Is Holistic Nutrition?

What Is Holistic Nutrition ? Holistic Nutrition is an integrated approach to health and the study of using food, nutrients, lifestyle and environment therapeutically to help bring the body back to a place of balance and vitality. It embodies evolution, culture, science and lifestyle to understand the true nature of human beings and what we…

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