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How to Solve Your Aches and Pains Once and For All

How to Solve Your Aches and Pains Once and For All

October 15th, 2020

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff and achy, as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? Everyone wakes up feeling like this from time to time – you might have had a tough workout the day before, you might have spent an excessive amount of time on your feet

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5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

October 5th, 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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Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

September 15th, 2020

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

September 5th, 2020

The hips and knees are both very commonly reported areas of discomfort. This pain becomes exceptionally common as people age, due to the “wear and tear” of cartilage in the hips, knees, and lower back. However, people can also experience hip and knee pain from overuse, injury, or underlying conditions, such as arthritis. Some cases

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Headaches

How to Make Your Headaches Disappear. Get Relief Today!

August 15th, 2020

Did you know that headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world? They can impact your quality of life and make it difficult to function normally. Luckily, headache relief can be found through physiotherapy. Your trained physiotherapist will work with you to provide pain relief from headaches, in addition to any other

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7 Simple Tips Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

7 Simple Tips Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

August 5th, 2020

For many of us, physical activity can turn into an “all-or-nothing” attitude. Maybe we had a long day at work, or maybe we have to drive our kids to their extracurricular activities, or maybe it’s dark and cold and we simply don’t want to put in the effort. These are common excuses, and we all

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Treating-Arthritis

How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

July 15th, 2020

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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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physiotherapy

July 5th, 2020

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. It is the leading cause of inactivity among adults, and it can result in other health

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3 Tips To Say Goodbye To Those Morning Aches and Pains.

June 15th, 2020

There comes a time when you wake up and no longer bounce out of bed. Whether you are dealing with an old injury, a new issue, chronic aches and pains, or joint stiffness, the simple act of getting out of bed in the morning can leave you wishing you could fall back into the pillows

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COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols

June 5th, 2020

During your next visit to Nova Physiotherapy you will notice many Health and Safety Protocols that have been put in place to help offer Peace of Mind.  We want you, our valued customer, to feel safe and comfortable as you return for in person treatment with your healthcare provider and we’ve made every effort to

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