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Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

May 5th, 2020

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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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

April 20th, 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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5 Tips to Help Quarantine Become Less of a Pain in the Neck

April 10th, 2020

Has your neck been hurting since being quarantined at home? If so, you are not alone. As we all have to learn how to become accustomed to new ways of living for the time being, it can be easy to fall into a sedentary lifestyle. Poor posture from sitting on the couch watching TV, staring

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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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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: 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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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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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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