How Physiotherapy Improves Incontinence

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Incontinence, which refers to a loss of bladder control, affects over 3.3 million people in Canada. Incontinence is not only a life-altering problem, but it can also be embarrassing. There is no doubt that incontinence majorly interferes daily life, but there is also no doubt that there are effective treatments for this condition. That means individuals who struggle with incontinence, … 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

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

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

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

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