Physiotherapy: A Big Help for Headaches

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Headaches and migraines affect about 15 percent of the adult population of the U.S. alone. A headache is a disorder of the nervous system and can often be treated with over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen and acetamenofen, as well as with heating pads and ice packs. But for some people, these treatments just don’t cut it. Are OTC or prescription drugs … Read More

10 Physiotherapist-Approved Tips for Soccer Safety

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Soccer is by far one of the most popular sports in the world. “(It) is the sport played most consistently around the world. It’s not sectioned off or dominated by one particular country. According to FIFA’s most recent Big Count survey, there are 265 million players actively involved in soccer around the world, roughly about 4 percent of the world’s … Read More

3 Signs You Have a Chronic Sports Injury and Don’t Know It

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Each year, thousands of Canadians are hospitalized as a result of a sports injury. Sports injuries can be devastating, especially to professional athletes or those who use sports as their primary means of stress relief. Chronic Injuries Vs. Acute Injuries  Usually, an acute sports injury, such as a sprained ankle, will make itself known by causing serious pain or some … Read More

Interview with Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics PT Lexie Flynn

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Every physiotherapy clinic is unique. Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics in Winnipeg are no exception. Each clinic has its own ‘feel’, personality, and amazing team of physiotherapists, massage therapists, and other healthcare professionals. Many Winnipeg residents have found a family at Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics. If you are searching for a physiotherapist and live near Winnipeg, the Elite team … Read More

What Is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

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Vestibular disorders affect about 35 percent of Americans over the age of 40, according to VeDA Life Rebalanced. Vestibular disorders are developed when an injury or disease damages the processing areas of the vestibular systems. A contributor to VeDA wrote, “The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process the sensory information involved with controlling … Read More

5 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Injury While Gardening

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Have you ever noticed how hard gardening can be on the body? All that bending, stooping, digging, and pulling can cause annoying aches and pains. Avid gardeners may even develop chronic pain or injuries over time. Are you a gardener? Read on to discover five tips that will help you stay injury-free and able to do what you love for … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Pelvic Floor Therapy

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One-third of American females have pelvic floor disorders (PFD), and 377,000 women in the US opted to have surgery in 2010 to correct a pelvic floor disorder such as a bladder control problem of pelvic floor prolapse, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services. There are three types of pelvic floor disorders: Urinary incontinence (insufficient bladder control) … Read More

3 Ways Physiotherapy Helps Parkinson’s Patients

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Did you know that Parkinson’s disease affects 1 out of every 500 Canadians? Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological disease that is chronic and progressive. It causes many symptoms that make daily life harder. A few common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include… Rigidity Tremor Lack of balance Poor coordination Difficulty walking and talking Parkinson’s is caused by a loss of … Read More

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Physiotherapy Program

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In 2007 it was reported that 9 million adults utilized outpatient physical therapy (physiotherapy) services. It’s probable that the majority of these individuals wanted to get as much as they could out of their physiotherapy programs. Physiotherapy is an Investment For most people, physiotherapy is not free. Although insurance often covers physiotherapy services, there can be co-pays involved. Physiotherapy not … Read More

5 Signs You Need Physiotherapy

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Worldwide, millions of adults receive outpatient physiotherapy services each year for issues such as… Chronic pain Muscular imbalances Sports injuries Respiratory problems Read about the many other types of conditions physiotherapy treats here. 5 Signs That Indicate You Would Benefit from Physiotherapy Should you join the ranks of those who partake of physiotherapy programs? The answer may be “yes” if … Read More