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Dr. Alison Mclean

How to get over the shame of an injury or surprise health diagnosis

I hope you had a Merry Merry Christmas despite all that’s happening in the world. It certainly looked different for the McLean family this year since I was mostly on the couch. However, I’m happy to report healing from surgery is going well :). Kaylee and Sean have been amazing healers and very understanding to …

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Are you thinking of getting knee or hip replacement surgery? Ask yourself these three questions first!

So, you’re thinking about knee or hip replacement surgery… it’s a big decision. Alongside getting a mortgage, starting a family, and walking your children down the aisle, major surgery is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. And yet… have you thought about it much? Have you thought about what surgery will …

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Working from Home with Low Back Pain? Don’t Fear! Here’s what to do.

As we move through these unprecedented times, we’re faced with new issues every day. These teething problems may include installing a hand-wash timer in the bathroom, packing the dishwasher more often, or planning meals further in advance than you normally would. One other problem that may not have caught your attention yet is back health. …

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Telehealth Physical Therapy: Just as Effective as In-Person Visits

With all the changes happening in the world today – virtual doctors appointments, Zoom happy hour with friends, video calls for board meetings, etc. – we’re seemingly bombarded with a sensory overload. Technology has somehow taken the place of more traditional modes of communication during the COVID-19 era, and this can be frustrating, taxing, and …

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48. Integrating Yoga, the Nervous System & Physical Therapy for Pain Reduction

If you have heard about the benefits of yoga, maybe even experienced them yourself you will love this episode because it will inspire you to stay on track.  In this episode I interview Marysla Sullivan, physical therapist, yoga therapist and professor. In this episode you will learn how yoga is more than just the physical …

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How Staying Active and Mobile Can Prevent Injuries Down the Line

The last few months have really been life changing: from increased time with close family, to frequent frozen pizzas and Netflix binges. We’ve all witnessed the world around us changing at an alarming pace and, if we’re brutally honest, most of us have been doing so from the comfort of our sofas. No blame, just …

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