The Crucial Role Sleep Plays in Pain Management

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In your opinion, what controls pain? Pain medication? Heat/ice therapy? Stretching? Certainly, these things can help specific people get some pain relief. However, there is another aspect of pain management that is often overlooked. Individuals either underestimate its ability to manage pain or are unaware of its pain-preventing/controlling powers. This pain manager is free, and it’s called sleep. Sleep Plays … Read More

3 Critical Summer Safety Tips

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If there were a contest between winter, spring, summer, and fall for “the most fun season of the year,” summer would probably win. What other season holds the promise of beach vacations, sun-kissed skin, and long, lazy days? As enjoyable as summer is, it can also be hazardous. For example, hundreds of people die each year during summertime due to … Read More

Why Physiotherapist Derek Purvis Joined the Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics Team

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It’s not often one would describe going to a medical appointment as fun, but physiotherapy is not your like a routine medical visit. In an exclusive interview, physiotherapist Derek Purvis offered an inside look at his personal journey with physiotherapy. Read on to learn more about Derek and why he chose to join the Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics team. … Read More

Physiotherapist Barry Connor Explains How to be a Successful Physiotherapy Patient

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It’s human nature to avoid things you fear failing at. Some people are so terrified of failing at different ventures that they never even give them a try. Potential relationships, higher education degrees, and business opportunities are often sabotaged before they get off the ground by people who don’t think they have what it takes to succeed. Have you ever felt … Read More

6 Ways Physiotherapy Benefits Alzheimer’s Patients

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Physiotherapy can treat a colorful assortment of health problems. People are often surprised to learn about the many illnesses physiotherapy successfully treats. However, just like any other type of therapy, physiotherapy doesn’t always address an illness’s root. In some cases, it does. In other cases, it effectively treats an illness’s symptoms and increases the quality of life of the patient. … Read More

How to Fit More Walking Into Your Schedule

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Would you like to fit more walking into your schedule? If so, a few creative suggestions will help you do that. Perhaps you want to shed a few pounds in time for bathing suit season, or maybe you just want to become healthier in general by building your cardiovascular endurance. Walking is an excellent vehicle for achieving either of those … Read More

How Physiotherapy Fights the Symptoms of Mesothelioma

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Did you know that physiotherapy fights some of the symptoms of mesothelioma? Specifically, it treats the fatigue and physical pain caused by this form of cancer. The malaise and pain caused by mesothelioma can be overwhelming and limiting. Many patients struggling with these symptoms are finding that physiotherapy increases their energy levels and reduces their need for painkillers. What is … Read More

Physiotherapy Treats the Source of Adult Scoliosis

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Scoliosis, a disorder that is characterized by an S-shaped or C-shaped curve in the spine, affects about 3% of people. The majority of those having scoliosis will not ever know the cause of it, because, for most people, there is none. Occasionally, however, scoliosis is caused by an illness, infection, injury, or birth defect. This disorder can negatively affect a … Read More

Things Physiotherapist Justine Chartrand Wants You To Know About Physiotherapy

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If you want information about physiotherapy, there is no better person to request it from than a physiotherapist. Understandably, many people are curious about what physiotherapy is and how it can benefit them. They want to know if it can really cure their pains and help them live more active lives. While the answers to these queries will vary from … Read More

Five Qualities to Look for in a Physiotherapist

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Are you in the market for a physiotherapist? If so, we are here to provide you with a list of qualities that these professionals should possess. While different physiotherapists are strong in different areas, a great physiotherapist will have most or all of the five qualities mentioned below. There are thousands of physiotherapists practicing in various locations around the world. … Read More