Category: physiotherapy

Therapeutic Massage: How it Can Help You Get Back in Game

Therapeutic Massage: How it Can Help You Get Back in Game

October 15th, 2020

If you are an athlete, you know the amount of dedication that it takes. Whether you’re preparing for a marathon, competition, recital, or big game, the amount of training and preparation is extensive. You have to train your muscles and tissues to perform in the ways you want them to, which can ultimately lead to

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Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

October 5th, 2020

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

September 5th, 2020

The hips and knees are both very commonly reported areas of discomfort. This pain becomes exceptionally common as people age, due to the “wear and tear” of cartilage in the hips, knees, and lower back. However, people can also experience hip and knee pain from overuse, injury, or underlying conditions, such as arthritis. Some cases

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Elderly woman suffering from pain in hand, arthritis old person and senior woman female suffering from pain at home

Is Arthritis Paining You? Physiotherapy, Chiro, or Massage Therapy Can Help

July 15th, 2020

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in

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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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Arthritis

If Arthritis Is Irreversible, Why Do I Need Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, or Massage Therapy?

June 5th, 2020

Arthritis Doesn’t Disappear — But Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, or Massage Therapy Is Still Good for What Ails You If you’ve already been diagnosed with a common form of arthritis such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, you may have learned that these chronic joint pain conditions can’t be cured or reversed. If that’s the case, then why

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RE-OPENING & COVID-19 PROTOCOL

June 2nd, 2020

Save the Date!  OTTAWA HEALTH GROUP RE-OPENING MONDAY  JUNE 8, 2020 We are back !!!!We missed you.We have taken this seriously and adjusted.We have made changes.  We have made policies.We are safe. Now is the time to get you back to feeling your best. Book your appointment now! COVID-19 Protocol Our clinics have been open for

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Chronic Pain Long Term

How Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, and Massage Therapy Can Relieve Chronic Pain Long Term

May 15th, 2020

The Logical Choice for Long-Term Pain Relief Chronic pain presents some very real challenges for sufferers. If you have a chronic condition that produces constant or recurring pain, you may already know that you need a long-term solution as opposed to a quick fix. Unfortunately, some of the medical solutions offered by medical science can

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