Any one at any age can have balance and mobility issues. These types of issues can be caused by an illness, injury, or as a natural progression as we age. When you are dealing with a balance or mobility issue ... Read More
IMS, or dry needling is a therapeutic treatment that targets tight, sore, and injured muscles. The goal of IMS is to release tight muscles in order to relieve nerve irritation and restore range of motion.
A Physiotherapist will insert thin ... Read More
You can suffer injuries after a car accident even if there is no physical damage done to your car. The majority of injuries suffered in minor auto accident are soft tissue injuries. A chiropractor, physiotherapist or massage therapist can ... Read More
Most cases of low back pain can be caused by a variety of problems, including muscle strain or sprain, herniated disc or degenerative disc disease. Typical sources of low back pain include:
Ruptured or herniated disk
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Shockwave Therapy is a non-surgical treatment of soft tissue, bone, and joint pain. Shockwave Therapy provides a safe, non-invasive, non-surgical alternative for those suffering with acute and chronic pain such as: knee pain, heel pain, foot pain, ... Read More
Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia article on: How Physiotherapy Can Prevent & Treat Injury
Whether you are new to running or a long time fan, injuries are unfortunately common in the sport. From minor aches and pains to strains, sprains ... Read More
An ankle injury occurs when the joint is twisted too far out of its normal position. Most ankle injuries occur during sports, walking or hiking, or by wearing ill-fitting foot wear. An ankle injury can be caused from tripping, falling, jumping, ... Read More
Spirit is our newest practitioner to join the Diversified Health Team. He completed his Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, after finishing his Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University Victoria.
Physiotherapy is a clinical health science and profession ... Read More
"The International Headache Society (IHS 2013) has validated cervicogenic headache as a secondary headache, which means headache caused by a disorder of the cervical spine and its component bony, disc and/or soft tissue elements, usually but not invariably accompanied by neck pain".
Many ... Read More
There are 2 major categories of headaches, primary headaches and secondary headaches. Each category of headache is based on the source of the pain.
Primary headaches include migraine, tension, and cluster headaches.
A migraine is a severe, painful headache that can ... Read More