TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A TENS machine works by sending electrical pulses across the surface of the skin and along the nerve strands. It is a modality that can be safely used on multiple ... Read More
Why go to a physiotherapist? A physiotherapist is a health care professional that provides physical rehabilitation and pain relief to people with osteoarthritis, repetitive strain injury, whiplash and sports injuries. As primary health care professionals, ... Read More
Did you know that workplace stretching can improve flexibility and stop sitting fatigue in it's tracks? Daily workplace stretching reduces pain, increases your circulation and strengthens your muscles. So, if you ... Read More
According to the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, four out of five Canadians experience at least one episode of low back pain at some point in their life.
Physiotherapists focus on exercise, mechanics and posture, through customized treatments that ... Read More
Check out part two of our Choose to Move campaign, which highlights the difference physiotherapy can make, and the positive role it plays in helping people live fuller, more active lives.
Nearly one in three people view their lives moderately to severely stressful, and more than 50% feel that stress has a moderate to severe impact on their health problems. We’ve identified some symptoms of stress, ... Read More
Sitting in front of a computer monitor or laptop for long periods of time is associated with numerous health problems, ranging from weight gain, to cardiovascular disease to a shortening of your life expectancy. Other symptoms include fatigue, headaches, ... Read More
Runner's knee or patellofemoral pain syndrome is a common biomechanical problem that can affect anyone who is involved in activities that requires on-going knee bending, such as walking, biking, or running.... Read More