Category: Health and Wellness

Dealing With Morning Achiness

Dealing With Morning Achiness? Find Relief with Physiotherapy

May 10th, 2021

Say Goodbye and get relief for Achy and Painful Mornings with Physiotherapy! Are you suffering from aches and pains in the morning? Unfortunately, millions of people experience sore muscles and stiff joints in the morning. There could be a variety of reasons for this, with the severity of pain ranging from mild to even severe

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Living With Achy Hips and Knees? Kick Your Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

April 20th, 2021

Find the Relief You Need with the Help of a Physiotherapist! Are your hips and knees in pain when you wake up? Are you in pain when you go to bed? Are the activities you do between sunrise and sunset impacted by chronic hip and knee joint dysfunction? You don’t have to give up hope

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Acupuncture

Find Effective Relief for Your Pain with Acupuncture

April 10th, 2021

Did You Know that Acupuncture Could Help You Achieve Long-Lasting Relief Acupuncture is a safe and effective method of treatment performed by a licensed acupuncturist that works to reduce pain and muscle tension, while simultaneously improving mobility.  It has been proven to treat numerous musculoskeletal issues, including acute and chronic injuries, overuse injuries, neck pain,

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Herniated Discs Can Be Painful – Here’s How to Tell if You Have One

March 20th, 2021

Did You Know Physiotherapy Could Help Relieve Pain Caused by Herniated Discs? Could you have herniated disc pain? This type of pain can sneak up on you. You’re sitting comfortably watching TV and when you stand up, there’s a sharp pain that radiates through your back. If you’re experiencing pain in your lower back, you

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Stretching is Extremely Important, Both Before AND After Workouts

March 10th, 2021

Did You Know Stretching Both Before and After Workouts Could Help Decrease the Risk of Injury? Do you make time to go to the gym a few times per week? If so, you should commend yourself for your efforts. But at our physiotherapy clinic, we notice an interesting trend with a lot of our active

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5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

June 10th, 2020

Stretching is an important part of physiotherapy, and many physiotherapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility, which can alleviate pain

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back pain

Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

April 10th, 2020

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one

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Pre-hab

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

March 10th, 2020

Are you in need of surgery in the near future? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport that puts you at risk of injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If you identify with any of these scenarios, you should consider preventative rehabilitation,

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physical therapy - no opioids

Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

February 20th, 2020

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs

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Sprains and Strains

Everything You Need to Know About Your Sprains and Strains

February 10th, 2020

We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor

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