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 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

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

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

New Year, New You: How to Get a Better Body in 2017

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There is probably not a single person alive who doesn’t wish for a better body. The desire to get into good physical shape is even more pronounced during the New Year. The majority of fitness-themed New Year’s resolutions don’t end up working out, but that doesn’t have to be your story. Read on to learn how to build a better … 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

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

Can Physiotherapy Prevent Osteoporosis?

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Invisible illnesses are tricky. Although we can’t see them, they exist and can wreak havoc on a person’s body. Such is the case with osteoporosis, a condition that renders one’s bones weak and brittle. This condition has no symptoms but can be dangerous as it puts a person at risk of breaking bones, especially those located in the wrist, hip, … Read More

Kick Fibromyalgia Pain with Physiotherapy

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Pains. Aches. Fatigue. Sleep disturbances. These are all aspects of a condition called fibromyalgia. If you suffer from this issue, you are all too familiar with these frustrations and the limitations they bring. You are probably tired of feeling the general malaise that overtakes most people who have fibromyalgia. Also, you likely wish with all your heart that your body … Read More

Why Motorcyclists Need Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapists are highly educated healthcare professionals who help people function and thrive in spite of disabilities, recover from accidents and injuries and live an overall healthy lifestyle. They accomplish this by administering manual therapy, creating/facilitating patient exercise regimes and educating individuals on how to get and stay fit. With this in mind, what types of individuals do you think would … Read More