The Adventurous Life Of Ascent PT Chelsea. Q&A

Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a born and raised East Coast gal originating from Prince Edward Island. I completed my Masters in Halifax, Nova Scotia where I lived for two years and moved to Calgary in 2018 to change things up and provide myself new experiences. I had…

The Core and the Pelvic Floor 6 wk Mini-Series – Starting Oct 29

Do you suffer from low back or pelvic pain? Have you ever been told you have a weak core? Do you feel like you struggle to engage your core? Our physiotherapist and pelvic health specialist, Helen, is here to help. She is hosting a 6-week educational and hands-on series on…

Diaphragm Breathing – By Jessie Dalton, PT

Breathing – sounds pretty simple, right? Although the act of actual breathing/taking a breath is regulated by our brain, our breathing pattern and muscle activity can actually change when we are in different types of situations.  For example, if you are experiencing a painful injury or high levels or stress…

Strategies For A Better Sleep – by Jessie Dalton, PT

Have you ever experienced those nights when you just can’t fall sleep? Or maybe you never feel rested after long night of sleep or you just end up tossing and turning? Having troubles with your sleep can be incredibly frustrating and negatively impact your personal, work and social interactions and…

Check Your Bike Helmet | by Dr. Hilary Hart

With the weather getting warmer and more people getting out on bikes, scooters, and skateboards, I’ve seen a many people of all ages not wearing helmets around the city. So I want to remind you to wear your helmet! Growing up, I remember helmets always having the stigma of being…

Dr. Hilary and Pandemic Self-Care

To say life is a little bit strange right now would be the understatement of the century! After over a month of social lockdown, you may notice people coping differently. It is inevitable that you will have good days and bad days. Productivity, creativity, and positivity will ebb and flow…

The Quiet Power of Mindful Movement – By Mark Austin, PT

Take a quiet moment for yourself. Check in with your body. Are you sitting or standing tall, awake and in high spirits? Or are you slouched, hunched forward, groggy and distracted? How is your breathing? Do you feel your diaphragm in your belly as it moves to contract and expand…

Take a Deep Breath – By Mark Austin, PT

‘The world around us has changed dramatically in just a few weeks. Most of us find ourselves at home, some off work, with more free time on our hands than ever before. We don’t know how long this is going to last. Fear and uncertainty are huge triggers for anxiety….


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