Our Blog

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 16:38
  • FUN !!!!
  • Aerobical exercise done on a mini-trampoline
  • BENEFITS:
    • Gentle on joint.
    • Detoxfies and gets lymphatic system moving.
    • Increases oxygen level in body and cells.
    • Increases function of the immune system

  INSTRUCTOR :  KIMBERLY ARTS

  • Intro/Beginner Class:
  • September 24 to October 29, 2015 (6 weeks) at 7:15pm, 30 minute classes
  • $60.00 + HST ($67.80)

Intermediate/Advanced Class Coming Soon

Please call the clinic to sign up for your class today!!

 

        

 

Categorized in: Clinic Updates
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 15:43
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Workshop with Kaley Veerman
 
Attention all Moms and Moms-to-be!!
 
Do you…
• Leak urine or gas when you cough, sneeze, laugh, or exercise?
• Feel heavy in your lower abdomen or pelvis?
• Have less satisfying sex since becoming pregnant or having a baby?
• Experience pain in your low back or pelvic region?
• Sport a “Mummy Tummy”?
 
You are not alone! Meet Kaley Veerman, a pelvic floor physiotherapist, on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 2:00-4:00pm at the Freer Physiotherapy Clinic in Barrie, ON. Kaley will be joining Mum and Bubs Health and Fitness to empower women with the knowledge, guidance and exercises needed to meet the challenges that pregnancy and childbirth may bring.
 
Through her workshop, you will learn:
• Normal anatomy, function, and pregnancy-related changes to the pelvic floor
• The difference between pelvic girdle pain and low back pain
• How to assess your own bowel and bladder function/dysfunction
• How to identify ‘mummy tummy’
• Exercises and behavioural strategies to deal with these unpleasant symptoms
• The truth about ‘Kegels’, and why they may not be the right exercise for you
 
Cost:
$30 per person  /or/
$25 each if you sign up with a friend
 
 
Categorized in:
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 15:39
Categorized in:
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 15:38
Categorized in:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 15:56

Organ Detox & Strengthening Qigong | Sheng Zhen Qigong: A Timeless & Healing Sittting Form

Saturday Jan 24th 11am-12:30am

Saturday Jan 31st 11am-12:30am

$25 for one session | $45 for both days

 

 

Categorized in:
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 11:42

Gentle restorative yoga flow. Begins Tuesday January 20, 2015 for 4 weeks at 3:00-4:15pm OR 5:00-6:15pm.

See PDF below for more details.

Categorized in:
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 11:35

Inspirational Yoga with Kelly.

See PDF below for more details.

Categorized in:
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 10:55

You are personally being invited to the Freer Physical Therapy Open House

Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

COME AND MEET OUR NEW THERAPISTS AND NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR!

  • Free Seminars
  • Free Demonstrations
  • Prize Draw: Free Draw Tickets with Food Bank or Hospice Donation

Our services

Directions and contact information


Open House Schedule

10:00 A.M.

Qigong

A Chinese system related to Tai Chi, which uses an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intentions. Qigong is used for preventing and treating illness, health maintenance, healing, and increasing vitality. It is also scientifically proven to help reduce hypertension, high blood pressure and boost overall immunity.

Andrea Roth

Yoga teacher since 1979
Qigong teacher since 2010

 

10:30 A.M.

Pelvic Health

Pelvic floor physiotherapy can be used as a non-invasive form of treatment for pelvic pain and incontinence.

Kaley Veerman

Registered Physiotherapist

11:00 A.M.

Tai Chi

The art has been associated with reduced stress, anxiety, depression, and enhanced mood, in both healthy people and those with chronic conditions.

Kathleen Thomson

Tai Chi Instructor
Shiatsu Massage Therapist

11:30 A.M.

Rebounding

Is a type of low-impact exercise usually performed on a device known as a rebounder - sometimes called a "mini-trampoline”

Kim Arts

Registered Massage Therapist

12:30 A.M. Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Gatis

Dr. Robert L. Gatis is a registered and practicing Naturopathic Physician. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Guelph, Department of Human Biology in 1979. Then graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, and has been in private practice as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine since September of 1987. Dr. Gatis has also served as a Director of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors for two years and the provincial regulatory body for Doctors of Naturopathy for eight years.

 

Categorized in: Event Announcements
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:16


Qigong - Thurs. October 9th - November 27th  6:00pm-7:00pm for 8 weeks

We are now offering Qigong.  Not sure what it is?  It has been practiced by over 100 million people across the world to prevent and treat illness and to help with continued wellbeing.  Scientifically proven to reduce hypertension, high blood pressure and boost overall immunity , the benefits of Qigong have become so well established the Chinese government encourges everyone to learn Qigong as a daily practice. Qigong's great appeal is that everyone ca benefit, regardless of ability, age, belief system, or life circumstances.

Andrea Roth has been a yoga teacher since 1979 and a qigong teacher since 2010.  For more info go to www.yogaforlife.ca.

To register for classes please call 705-733-0660.

 

Categorized in:
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:04

Yoga -  Tuesday nights

Yoga has started but it is never too late to join.  Please contact the clinic if you are interested and we can help you.

 

 

Categorized in:

Pages