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

5 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Injury While Gardening

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Have you ever noticed how hard gardening can be on the body? All that bending, stooping, digging, and pulling can cause annoying aches and pains. Avid gardeners may even develop chronic pain or injuries over time. Are you a gardener? Read on to discover five tips that will help you stay injury-free and able to do what you love for … 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

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

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

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

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