Category: Health

Why you need physical therapy

Prehab. Why you need physiotherapy, chiro, or massage therapy before surgery.

January 15th, 2021

If you have surgery coming up, you probably have a long list of to-do’s and things to prepare before your operation. But one important thing to add to that list is scheduling a consultation with a physiotherapist, chiropractor, or massage therapist! Many people think that physiotherapy, chiro, or massage therapy would only be needed after

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6 Ways to stay active if you sit at a desk all day

6 Ways to Stay Active if You Sit at a Desk All-Day

January 5th, 2021

Millions of people spend several hours each day sitting at a desk. People who spend much of their day in a sitting position are at a higher risk of developing serious conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Many of these individuals may also be at risk of suffering from repetitive use injuries. It’s

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We Will Remain Open!

December 24th, 2020

We wanted to let our patients know that the second provincial lockdown, beginning on December 26th, will not impact our services and Ottawa Health Group will remain open.  We remain committed to looking after our beloved patients during these challenging times and assure you that we have strict health and safety measures in place to continue

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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

September 15th, 2020

Do you experience tired, sore, or achy muscles throughout the day? Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Do you have a condition that brings pain to your bones or joints? Whatever the case may be, we can create a personalized treatment program for you, to help increase your energy and help you

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Two people streching their legs in gym.

5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

June 15th, 2020

Stretching is an important part of physiotherapy, and many physiotherapists, chiropractors, and massage therapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility,

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