Category: physiotherapist

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

December 24th, 2019

Are you in need of surgery in the near future? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport that puts you at risk of injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If you identify with any of these scenarios, you should consider preventative rehabilitation,

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Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

December 10th, 2019

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. According to researchers, it is believed that numerous people are even being

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How Athletes Can Achieve Peak Performance with Chiropractic Care

November 26th, 2019

It used to be viewed with some skepticism, but professional athletes’ enthusiasm for chiropractic care has helped the general public understand its benefits. Pros as diverse as Joe Montana, Tom Brady and Lance Armstrong have all discussed how this former “alternative” treatment helped them recover from injury and even improve their mental focus. Whether you’re

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Chiropractic Care for Headaches

November 12th, 2019

Having a headache can be debilitating. It can strike at any time and render a person unable to think, move or communicate. Headaches are the most common ailment reported to doctors, with nine out of 10 people suffering from them at any given point. Often, the response to headaches is to pop a pill, lie

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Sprains and Strains

October 20th, 2019

We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor

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Treating Sciatica with Chiropractic Care

October 10th, 2019

Tiger Woods swears by it. So do Barry Bonds and Joe Montana. But does chiropractic care really help sciatica, or is it “all in their heads”? As it turns out, there are medically sound reasons why the kind of treatments chiropractors offer may provide substantial relief from the back and leg pain or numbness that

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Stay Active to Feel Better Ottawa and Kanata, ON

7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

September 20th, 2019

For many of us, staying in shape can turn into an “all-or-nothing” attitude. Maybe we had a long day at work, or maybe we have to drive our kids to their extracurricular activities, or maybe it’s dark and cold and we simply don’t want to put in the effort. These are common excuses, and we

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Treating Arthritis with Physiotherapy Ottawa and Kanata, ON

How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

September 10th, 2019

What is arthritis? Arthritis can sometimes serve as a bit of an umbrella term. It is used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and joint disease experienced by millions of people. It is true that arthritis seems to favor the elderly, as it becomes more apparent in people as they age; however,

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