Huntsville ProActive Rehab & Sports Injury Centre

ProActive Rehab & Sport Injury Centre is your centre of choice for effective injury management and prevention in a professional, relaxed, motivating environment .  We will guide you along your way to reaching your full potential! ProActive Rehab is a multidisciplinary rehabilitation facility located in the heart of downtown Huntsville Ontario. We offer a wide range of services including physiotherapy, massage therapy, occupational therapy, aquatherapy and post-rehab aquacise, cardiac rehabilitation, custom foot orthotics, braces, supports and rehab products. We pride ourselves in being the centre of choice in north Muskoka for exemplary customer service, professional and effective rehab programs and experienced staff all in a relaxed and motivating environment!

Common Injuries Due to Squash

It is well known to those who already play the sport that squash is an incredible physical workout. Although a momen...

Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease found in humans and is often silent until it’s complicated by fracture...

Introduction to Basketball Injuries

Sometimes it may seem as if a basketball player can defy the laws of gravity with a wicked dunk or jump shot.  Almos...

Back to school tips

With the school year quickly approaching parents should be mindful of the potential hazards of their child’s backpa...

Why You Should Start Hiking!

Hiking is an excellent way to break up a monotonous exercise routine and get away from the stress of daily life.

Headaches and How Physiotherapy Can Help

If you are experiencing chronic headaches or even neck, shoulder, or back pain that you believe may be associated wit...

Strength and Conditioning With CrossFit!

Several slightly elevated risks for injury have been reported in relation to CrossFit exercises, but applying proper ...

Welcome to Cricket

Cricket is a unique sport which demands a diverse skill set from its players and as a result, cricketers face an asso...

4 Summer Travel Tips You Should Know

You may be thinking about taking a summer vacation over the next few months, and while this may sound exciting, it ha...

The No Pain Introduction To Gardening

Unfortunately, every time you water the garden, you also water the weeds! While many people garden for the pure pleas...

Preventing and Treating Running Injuries

Despite its benefits, some research findings show that approximately 80% of runners experience injury related to the ...

Essential Stretches To Improve Your Golf Game

Stretching is an essential part of successful golf. A good stretching routine can help to minimize muscle imbalances...

Understand And Prevent These Common Golf Injuries

Your golf swing mechanics can be reviewed and suggestions made in order to maximize the use of your body’s strength...

Golfing Equipment And Must-Haves

When comfort and alertness are maintained you will stand a good chance of remaining injury free.

How To Treat And Care For Muscle Strains

The initial approach to physiotherapy of your muscle strain will depend on how long after your injury that you seek t...

Deep Squatting: Is it Good or Bad?

The concept of “deep squatting” is often debated and generally folks fall onto one of two side of the issue: it i...

Diagnosing Your Muscle Strains

Several symptoms can indicate that you have incurred a muscle strain but the symptoms you feel will depend on the gra...

Understanding Your Muscle Strains

Muscles make up over half of the weight of a human body and they are required to make even the smallest of movements ...

How To Deal With Your Neck Pain

Many adults are currently struggling with this issue. Recurring pain that is not properly addressed can dramatically ...

Where To Turn?

The problem of today is how to filter through all we know about concussions and determine what and who we should list...

The Healing Power of Water

The healing powers of water were recognized by the ancient Egyptians in 2000 BC. The ancient tradition of bathing has...

Understanding Back Pain

A healthy lower back helps keep our bodies upright, allows us to bend, twist and move and supports most of our body w...

How Aquatic Therapy Can Help Your Osteoporosis

One of the most important things you can do to prevent or reduce the effects of osteoporosis is to maintain a regular...

Are You Tired Of Having Lower Back Pain?

One of the most common complaints that massage therapists see is lower back pain. Due to our increasing sedentary job...

Repetitive Strain Injuries Explained

Are you suffering from recurring pain in one of your joints? You may be experiencing a repetitive strain injury and t...

Stretching Guide for Football

Stretching is an essential part of playing Football. A good stretching routine can help to minimize muscle imbalance...

How to Select Equipment for Football

Here are some general considerations for selecting your equipment in order to stay comfortable and minimize injury wh...

Raking It Nice and Slow or Raking Doesn't Have to Hurt

To reduce the risk of inuring yourself, make sure you warm up your shoulders, back and legs before you start.

What Is Aquatic Therapy?

Aquatic therapy is to improve cardiovascular efficiency, increase strength and power, increase joint range of motion,...

How to Prevent Shin Splints


Shin splint pain develops due to the overexertion of pressure on muscles in the lower legs causing stress on the tiss...

Maintain A Good Lying Posture!

Proper or good posturing means that we use the most efficient amount of muscle energy to keep our joints aligned agai...

Baseline Testing

A thorough BLT is not that costly when compared to the other costs associated with sport and they provide reliable i...

Gravity is the Enemy of Good Posture. Fight back!

Most likely everyone remembers somebody telling them when they were younger to ‘sit up straight!’ or ‘stop slou...

Is Muscle Pain Throwing Your Life Off Balance?

If you suffer from chronic pain, you’re not alone; approximately one third of Americans have the same medical condi...

Understanding Concussions

It is important to be aware of concussion in any situation. Becoming familiar with the signs and symptoms of concussi...

Understanding Hamstring Injury Recovery

Hamstrings are the group of muscles located in the back of the thigh. Muscle injuries in this region are quite common...

Can A Massage Help Headaches?

Asking the Pro's will allow you to know if a massage will really help with your headaches!

What Kind of Shoes Should I Wear?

Current thinking is that the minimalist shoe requires a different running style that is more efficient.

The Rewards of Group Exercise

Have you ever tried working out on your own and have found your motivation to get out to exercise decrease? Well, gro...

How To Stay Safe & Prevent Injuries

Now that summer has started, many people will soon be gearing up for various types of athletic events. Although regul...

Get Up & Go With a Healthy Diet

Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly helps ensure that the body has enough nutrients and energy to per...

Understanding Calf Sprains

A calf strain is a painful injury that is the result of a pulled or torn calf muscle. The pain is usually felt in the...

A Real Pain …

Therapies are available to treat my chronic pain?

What kind of shoe to wear for a running program

I’m thinking of starting a running program, what kind of shoe should I wear?

Aqua Therapy

I’ve just had my knee replaced; can Aqua therapy help with my recovery?