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Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physiotherapy Can Help!

December 5th, 2019

Headaches have the potential to destroy your plans for the day and interfere with your ability to accomplish tasks. Frequent headaches are the most common form of pain in North America, reports the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health. In fact, nine out of 10 adults

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Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

November 15th, 2019

Do your joints hurt all the time? You just may have chronic joint pain. Call Equilibrium Therapeutics today to schedule an appointment with one of our physiotherapists. We’ll help alleviate your joint pain. What Is Chronic Joint Pain? Joint pain can occur in any part of the joint, including the muscles, tendons, bone, cartilage and

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What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Consider speaking with a physiotherapist before your next surgery.

November 5th, 2019

Surgery is a traumatic experience—even in the best of circumstances. Making the decision to undergo surgery for a torn muscle or tendon means accepting putting your body in the hands of another individual to repair what is broken, and accepting that the process will leave you weaker before it allows you to become stronger. Surgery

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daily pain

Subtract Daily Pain from the equation by adding physiotherapy.

October 20th, 2019

Chronic pain can take over your life if you don’t take proactive measures to overcome it. Instead of enjoying life to the fullest, daily pain can become the central focus of your life. You start skipping out on social activities, playing with children or grandchildren, or other activities that used to be routine. Instead, the

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morning aches

Morning Aches? Try these 3 stretches first after waking up.

October 10th, 2019

Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience? If the first motions you make to start your day are painful enough to make you think twice about getting out of bed, you’re certainly not alone. A variety of conditions can cause morning

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pain relievers

Physiotherapy can help you leave the pain relievers behind.

September 20th, 2019

It’s just over-the-counter pain relievers, right? It’s not like you’re taking opioids for pain relief. Think again. Taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or other over-the-counter pain relievers regularly for aches and pains is not always as safe as you think. Regular use of these medications also does not address the underlying causes of your pain.

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Herniated Disc Lower Back Pain

Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

September 10th, 2019

Are you struggling with chronic back pain? Millions of people suffer from back pain, making it one of the primary reasons for disability and limited activity. There could be several causes of back pain including problems with muscles and ligaments, improper sleeping position, and injuries. Specific problems with the spine, which includes several vertebrae and

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Diet

Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

July 20th, 2019

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physiotherapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role. The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you recover

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Ached by back pain

Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physiotherapy

July 10th, 2019

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are

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Arthritis Pain

How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

June 20th, 2019

What is arthritis? Arthritis can sometimes serve as a bit of an umbrella term. It is used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and joint disease experienced by millions of people. It is true that arthritis seems to favor the elderly, as it becomes more apparent in people as they age; however,

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