Is Physiotherapy an Effective Treatment for TMD?

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Do you ever hear or feel popping or clicking in your jaw joints? If so, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) may be to blame. This disorder, which can only be diagnosed by a healthcare professional, is commonly referred to as “TMJ.” The pain it causes can range from slight to severe and can diminish one’s quality of life as it limits … Read More

4 Myths That Prevent People From Trying Physiotherapy

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Have you ever wanted to try physiotherapy but didn’t follow through? If so, you are not alone. Plenty of people let fear of the unknown keep them from pursuing potentially life-changing medical treatment. Fear isn’t the only reason some people don’t give physiotherapy a try. Believing myths about physiotherapy is another reason. The frustrating thing is that you don’t know … Read More

3 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep

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More than 50 percent of Canadians say the quality of their sleep isn’t good, according to Statistics Canada, reported by CBC News. “Lack of sleep (both duration and quality) are associated with obesity, Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, injuries, death from all causes, depression, irritability and reduced well-being,” wrote a contributor to CBC News. Are you one of the many … Read More

Physiotherapy Helps You Heal from Back Surgery

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80 percent of Americans alone will experience back pain at some point in their lives, according to the infographic Key Statistics on Back Pain. This source also reported that: The number of adults who experience low back pain is rising each year. 30 percent of women and 26 percent of men deal with low back pain. Back pain affects individuals’ … Read More

4 Ways to Prevent Low Back Pain

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Amazingly, low back pain is the primary cause of disability worldwide. Also, low back pain is among the most common reason for visits to physicians’ offices, second only to respiratory issues, and it’s estimated that 80 percent of people will have a back problem at some point, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Low back pain can be a big … Read More

5 Signs You Need Physiotherapy

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Worldwide, millions of adults receive outpatient physiotherapy services each year for issues such as… Chronic pain Muscular imbalances Sports injuries Respiratory problems Read about the many other types of conditions physiotherapy treats here. 5 Signs That Indicate You Would Benefit from Physiotherapy Should you join the ranks of those who partake of physiotherapy programs? The answer may be “yes” if … 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

Avoid Opioids and Control Chronic Pain with Physiotherapy

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According to CBS News, one in three Americans were prescribed opioids in 2015. About 5% of these individuals obtained the drugs through illicit means, and 0.8% reported being fully addicted to opioids. Most people obtain opioids legally, getting a prescription from a legitimate doctor for pain. Unfortunately, a small percentage of individuals who innocently begin taking opioids for pain end … Read More

Your Plan for Reducing Chronic Pain This Year

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According to the Government of Canada, an estimated 1.5 million Canadians experience chronic pain. Of those 1.5 million individuals, or 1 in 10 Canadians aged 12 to 44, 9 percent are male and 12 percent are female.   Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than 90 days. This type of pain can be slight, debilitating, or anything in between. … Read More