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sciatic nerves pain

3 Indicators That Your Sciatica May Require Physiotherapy Intervention

February 20th, 2020

Your sciatic nerves run from your lower back down your legs. People who suffer from sciatica typically describe a “shooting pain” sensation on one side of their body. While this condition does not always require medical treatment, physiotherapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of your other uncomfortable symptoms. So, how do you

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pre-hab

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

February 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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Drug Free Pain Relief

Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

January 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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Bad Back Posture

Posture Perfect: How to Correct Your Back Pain

January 10th, 2020

If you suffer from back pain, you’re in good company. In fact, the most commonly reported area of pain is the back. According to one longitudinal study, 3% of all emergency room visits between the years of 2004-2008 were due to back pain or injury. An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many

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Active life

6 Ways to Stay Active If You Sit at a Desk All Day

March 20th, 2020

Millions of people spend several hours each day sitting at a desk. People who spend much of their day in a sitting position are at a higher risk of developing serious conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Many of these individuals may also be at risk of suffering from repetitive use injuries. It’s

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Back Pain relief

5 Ways to Treat Back Pain Without Surgery

March 10th, 2020

Non-Surgical Back Pain Treatment Suggestions From Our Physiotherapist Back pain is serious business — but so is back surgery. If you’re plagued by nagging, chronic back pain, you might be willing to do just about anything to get that pain under control and return to your preferred way of life. That doesn’t mean, however, that

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Sprains and Strains

Everything You Need to Know About Your Sprains and Strains

December 20th, 2019

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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