Physical Therapy for Stress Relief

Stress from our daily life, families, and jobs is felt by everyone. Sitting at a desk for eight hours at a time, moving things around the house, picking up children, and standing on the subway has a physical toll on our bodies. It also creates problems for our mental health. Back pain, neck pain, and…

Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is a common injury caused by strain in the tendons in the forearm. The tendons become inflamed where they join the outside of the elbow joint. This condition is not to be confused with Golfer’s Elbow – a similar condition but with the strained tendons connecting to the inner elbow joint. Any repetitive…

Physiotherapy for Pain

Body pain has a significant impact on our mental well-being in addition to our physical well-being. When you are experiencing pain, everything task feels more difficult and even the simplest of responsibilities and actions can feel impossible. Whether you suffer from chronic pain, joint pain, or headaches, sometimes you are unable to work or perform…

Facts About Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy has become one of the most popular healthcare fields in Canada. With a variety of benefits to treating conditions and alleviating pain, many people are turning to physiotherapy as a primary or supplementary healthcare option. Even with its advancement to the forefront of healthcare, there are still many facts that people don’t know about…

Physiotherapy for Whiplash

Whiplash is a common condition experienced by people after various types of accidents. Whiplash treatments vary from patient to patient depending on the severity of the injury, but physiotherapy for whiplash is often a common recommendation by physicians. Physiotherapy for whiplash can help reduce the symptoms and severity of the condition when used with other…

Physiotherapy as Part of Your Self-Care Routine

Self-care is a term that in recent years has exploded in popularity. It’s become a staple part of many healthcare routines. It has evolved from discussions on social media and alternative medicines to becoming doctor and counsellor recommended. Self-care has grown in popularity for good reason: it promotes wellness, mindfulness, and health in a unique…

Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an Eastern practice of medicine, traditionally used in China to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases, pain, and health. It has become popular in Canada in recent decades to aid in the treatment and management of a variety of conditions. When acupuncture is performed, a number of extremely thin needles are inserted into the…

Golfer’s Elbow Physiotherapy

Summer is coming to a close, meaning many of us have been outside playing sports for the past few months. One of the most common injuries at this time of year is elbow injuries – often Golfer’s Elbow. After months of playing golf, many people find they begin to have elbow pain and stiffness. This…

Can Physiotherapy Help With TMJ?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) refers to the point in the jaw near the ears that opens and closes the mouth. It’s a joint we don’t think about too often – until there’s a problem. The temporomandibular joint combines a hinge action with a sliding motion. The bones in the joint that interact are covered with…