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Have You Sustained a Sprain or Strain to Your Ankle? We Can Help!

Have You Sustained a Sprain or Strain to Your Ankle? Get Back on Your Feet with Physiotherapy

August 10th, 2021

Ready to Move with Ease Once Again? If you’re having ankle pain that isn’t going away, there’s a significant chance that you’ve suffered from a strain or a sprain! People sometimes use these two terms interchangeably, but there is actually a big distinction between them. A strain is the tear or overstretching of a muscle

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Stretching is Extremely Important, Both Before AND After Workouts

July 12th, 2021

Did You Know Stretching Both Before and After Workouts Could Help Decrease the Risk of Injury? Do you make time to go to the gym a few times per week? If so, you should commend yourself for your efforts. But at our physiotherapy clinic, we notice an interesting trend with a lot of our active

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Stress-Related Headaches Don’t Need to Control Your Life Any Longer

July 3rd, 2021

Did You Know Physiotherapy Could Help with the Pains of Stress-Related Headaches? Can you feel it? Starting with tension in your neck or shoulders and creeping upward through the base of your skull? You may have even tried stretching and optimizing your work station, but if you are suffering from stress-related headaches, you know that

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Physiotherapy After Surgery Can Significantly Improve Your Recovery Process

June 12th, 2021

Surgery Coming Up? Physiotherapy Can Help You Get Back to Your Life Faster! Facing surgery can be a little scary. Not only are you unsure how the operation itself will go, you may not be clear about what to expect once the anesthesia has worn off. Fortunately, our physiotherapist can walk you through the precise

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Living With Pain? Changing Your Diet Could Help!

June 3rd, 2021

Did You Know Simple Nutritional Changes Could Help Combat Aches and Pains? If you have chronic pain, have you ever considered that what you put on your fork could be making your aches and pains better—or worse? Scientific evidence shows that the things we eat can influence our experience of pain—whether by alleviating an underlying

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Herniated Discs Can Be Painful – Here’s How to Tell if You Have One

May 20th, 2021

Did You Know Physiotherapy Could Help Relieve Pain Caused by Herniated Discs? Could you have herniated disc pain? This type of pain can sneak up on you. You’re sitting comfortably watching TV and when you stand up, there’s a sharp pain that radiates through your back. If you’re experiencing pain in your lower back, you

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Chronic Pain Can Make Daily Life Problematic – Physiotherapy is the Solution

May 10th, 2021

Solve Your Daily Aches and Pains with Physiotherapy Chronic pain affects more than 100 million people in the U.S. and 20-30% of the global population, reports the National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention. Moreover, experts predict chronic pain will increase in prevalence as people age into later adulthood. Finding relief for pain also

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Ergonomics Downtown Ottawa, Kanata & Stittsville, ON

Ten Tips for Improving Posture and Ergonomics

April 20th, 2021

Over time, poor posture may be caused by habits from everyday activities such as sitting in office chairs, staring at the computer, cradling a cell phone, carrying a purse over the same shoulder, driving, prolonged standing, caring for small children, or even sleeping. Poor posture can easily become second nature, causing and aggravating episodes of

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