Phyiotherapist Lorissa Klopak Encourages People to Pursue Physiotherapy

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Starting anything new, whether it is a job, a school, or a physiotherapy program, is never easy. The unknown aspects of these ventures sometimes paralyze people with fear, preventing them from ever taking the first step toward their goals. This fear can be damaging, especially when it keeps individuals from pursuing a treatment like physiotherapy, which can help them heal … Read More

3 Ways Physiotherapists Ease Back Pain

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“My back is killing me!” Have you ever said something like this? If so, you are part of a large community of individuals worldwide who routinely experience back pain. Whether it is chronic, acute, severe, minor, dull, or sharp, back pain puts a dent in your quality of life. But, here is some great news: back pain is usually treatable. … Read More

“Do I Need Physiotherapy?” Find Out Now!

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Have you ever asked yourself, “Do I need physiotherapy?” If so, you are probably struggling with some type of bodily pain and perhaps desperately seeking a remedy that will give you relief. Whether you’ve tried many treatments or none, today is a good day to find out if physiotherapy could help your condition. What Health Problems Does Physiotherapy Treat? To … Read More

How Physiotherapy Benefits Women

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It’s undeniable that physiotherapy is powerfully beneficial for certain people. For example, those who’ve sustained injuries, want to build strength, or hope to slow down the aging process will find that physiotherapy will help them meet their goals. These individuals include both males and females. Physiotherapy benefits men and women in similar and unique ways. This post highlights how physiotherapy … Read More

Physiotherapy Helped a Canadian Woman Avoid Shoulder Surgery

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There are few things more dreadful than having surgery. Not only is it nerve-wracking; it can also be difficult to recover from. Given the choice to have surgery or resolve a health issue via other means, most people would choose the latter. Can Physiotherapy Prevent Surgery? There is a plethora of “remedies” that promise to quell pain, heal illnesses, and … Read More

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Falls This Winter

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Slipping and falling is so much more than embarrassing; it is also a health hazard. In fact, about 2.8 million people over the age of 65 are treated in an emergency department each year due to a fall. Also, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falling… Can be serious. About one in every five falls results in a … Read More

4 Easy Ways Men Can Improve Their Health

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It’s important that men take steps to improve their health. However, the reality is that most men do not and will not. Dr. Ridwan Shabsigh, head of the International Society of Men’s Health, said, “Many [adult] men go to the doctor for the first time in their 40s — on a stretcher with a heart attack.” Statistically, 25 percent less … Read More

Fight Stress with Physiotherapy

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“I’m so stressed out about work right now.” “I’ve really been stressing about this relationship.” “With all this stress, sometimes I don’t see how I’m going to get through one more day.” How often do you hear comments like these? Most people routinely discuss the stress in their and others’ lives. Interestingly, stress, a term that was coined in 1936 … Read More

4 Ways Physiotherapy Helps You Age Gracefully

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Do you know what the life expectancy of the average Canadian is? For women it is 84 years, and for men it is 79 years. When you think about it, that’s a really long time on this earth. If you are a 40-year-old woman, you could live at least another 45 years or so, maybe longer. While most of us … Read More