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

Got Whiplash? Get Help from a Physiotherapist.

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Each year in Canada, whiplash injuries account for about 2 million insurance claims and cause many cases of chronic pain. There are numerous myths about whiplash, which, according to MedicineNet is “a relatively common injury that occurs to a person’s neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes unrestrained, rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck.” For … Read More

What You Need to Know About Massage Therapy

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Like 34 percent of Americans, do you believe massage therapy is primarily a form of pampering? If so, it’s time you learned about the incredible health benefits of this form of therapy. While getting a massage feels good, it is also great for your health. According to the Mayo Clinic, massage therapy can help treat… Digestive issues Anxiety Headaches Fibromyalgia … Read More

Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics PT Dispels Myths About Physiotherapy

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“When it comes comes to physiotherapy, if there is no pain, there is no gain.” “Physiotherapy must be painful to be effective.” “There are too many exercises to memorize for a physiotherapy program. I just don’t have the time.” Have you ever had these thoughts about physiotherapy? If so, somewhere along the way you were misinformed about this exercise-based therapy … Read More

How Physiotherapy Treats Lymphedema

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“Lymphedema” isn’t a word you hear everyday, but those who have the condition know its meaning all too well. Lymphedema causes swelling in the legs, arms, head, neck, trunk, or genitals due to an accumulation of lymphatic fluid. Secondary lymphedema is most commonly caused by trauma, surgery, radiation, or infection. Primary lymphedema is caused by a defect in the lymphatic … Read More

A Few Surprising Benefits of Physiotherapy

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It’s not new news that physiotherapy benefits a variety of people. Most individuals associate physiotherapy with reduced pain and corrected injuries. However, physiotherapy has many surprising benefits that the average person is unaware of. 5 Surprising Benefits of Physiotherapy 1) Physiotherapy can prepare people for surgery — Did you know that many physiotherapy clinics offer pre-operative rehabilitation programs? These programs … Read More

Why Physiotherapy Improves Body Image

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Did you know that exercise, which is a vital aspect of a physiotherapy program, improves body image? Medical News Today reported on a study that proved just one exercise session increases body image, which can be defined as how someone feels about his or her body at any given moment. MNT stated, “New research suggests that a single, (30-minute) bout … Read More

6 Early Heart Attack Warning Symptoms You Need to Know

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According to the Government of Canada, heart disease caused 48,000 deaths in Canada alone in 2012. Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada. About 2.4 million Canadians over the age of 20 have ischemic heart disease. 6 Early Warning Symptoms of Heart Attack  Heart attack can result from heart disease. Mayo Clinic staff wrote, “A heart … Read More

Interview with Physiotherapy Elliott Cooke (Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics)

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“Is a doctor of physiotherapy a ‘real’ doctor?” “How can I do physiotherapy at home?” “Will physiotherapy treat my condition?” These are just a few of the physiotherapy-related questions that get Googled every day. People are curious about physiotherapy and want to know if it can benefit them. That’s why we publish monthly interviews with certified, passionate, experienced physiotherapists — … Read More

Avoid Opioids and Control Chronic Pain with Physiotherapy

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According to CBS News, one in three Americans were prescribed opioids in 2015. About 5% of these individuals obtained the drugs through illicit means, and 0.8% reported being fully addicted to opioids. Most people obtain opioids legally, getting a prescription from a legitimate doctor for pain. Unfortunately, a small percentage of individuals who innocently begin taking opioids for pain end … Read More