2 Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries: Interview with Physiotherapist Cara Goleski

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Aches and pains, difficulty bouncing back from surgery, poor balance and coordination — these are just a few problems that drive individuals to a physiotherapy office. Often, people are amazed at the results they receive from this exercise-based, drug-free treatment option. In addition to treating patients with back and neck pain and many other issues, physiotherapists often treat those who … Read More

Physiotherapy: A Big Help for Headaches

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Headaches and migraines affect about 15 percent of the adult population of the U.S. alone. A headache is a disorder of the nervous system and can often be treated with over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen and acetamenofen, as well as with heating pads and ice packs. But for some people, these treatments just don’t cut it. Are OTC or prescription drugs … Read More

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

What Is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

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Vestibular disorders affect about 35 percent of Americans over the age of 40, according to VeDA Life Rebalanced. Vestibular disorders are developed when an injury or disease damages the processing areas of the vestibular systems. A contributor to VeDA wrote, “The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process the sensory information involved with controlling … 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

A Few Surprising Benefits of Physiotherapy

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It’s not new news that physiotherapy benefits a variety of people. Most individuals associate physiotherapy with reduced pain and corrected injuries. However, physiotherapy has many surprising benefits that the average person is unaware of. 5 Surprising Benefits of Physiotherapy 1) Physiotherapy can prepare people for surgery — Did you know that many physiotherapy clinics offer pre-operative rehabilitation programs? These programs … Read More

Interview with Physiotherapy Elliott Cooke (Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics)

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“Is a doctor of physiotherapy a ‘real’ doctor?” “How can I do physiotherapy at home?” “Will physiotherapy treat my condition?” These are just a few of the physiotherapy-related questions that get Googled every day. People are curious about physiotherapy and want to know if it can benefit them. That’s why we publish monthly interviews with certified, passionate, experienced physiotherapists — … 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