3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Physiotherapy Program

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In 2007 it was reported that 9 million adults utilized outpatient physical therapy (physiotherapy) services. It’s probable that the majority of these individuals wanted to get as much as they could out of their physiotherapy programs. Physiotherapy is an Investment For most people, physiotherapy is not free. Although insurance often covers physiotherapy services, there can be co-pays involved. Physiotherapy not … 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

Physiotherapist Christine Sharrow Explains How to Overcome Barriers to a Home Program

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Participating in a home physiotherapy program can sometimes be tough for patients. Many physiotherapy patients are surprised to learn that participating in a physiotherapy program is more involved than simply visiting a PT clinic once or twice a week for an hour. Most physiotherapy patients also need to do at-home exercises in order to see lasting results. While at-home physiotherapy … Read More

3 Physiotherapy Home Exercise Program Hacks

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Can a physiotherapy home exercise program (HEP) be fun for a patient? It all depends on how an individual views and approaches it. Patients often recover or make progress only to the degree that they participate in their physiotherapy home exercise programs. This makes perfect sense when you consider what an HEP is and accomplishes. What is a Physiotherapy Home … Read More

3 Ways to Stick With Your Physiotherapy Home Program

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If you’re like most physiotherapy patients, you have a home program that your physiotherapist expects you to stick to. Although it requires persistence, dedication and time, a home program is essential to your meeting whatever therapy goals you may have. Despite the importance of a home program, only about 35 percent of physiotherapy patients follow theirs. Do you? Is Recovery … Read More

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

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When was the last time you, a senior citizen, took a few minutes to assess the safety level of your living space? When did you last think about ways you could prevent yourself from becoming injured at home? If it’s been more than a year, now is the time to consider these topics. Because June is National Safety Month, we’ve … Read More