Category: Physiotherapy

tens

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Feb2016

What is TENS?

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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
February 29, 2016Carmen Scott
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Feb2016
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
February 25, 2016Carmen Scott
sitting

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Feb2016
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
February 15, 2016Carmen Scott
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Feb2016
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
February 1, 2016Carmen Scott
settinggoals

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Dec2015
This is that time of year when, individuals make various resolutions with the objective of getting rid of a ... Read More
December 21, 2015Carmen Scott
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Sep2015

Choosing a Running Group

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With so many approaches to running and fitness, you want to be sure that you find just the right group: whether that’s 5K, running a 6 minute mile or training for a marathon. ... Read More
September 15, 2015Carmen Scott
bc physio

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Sep2015
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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMKW9h9tSO8&feature=youtu.be&WT=,P=29858,C=29783,L=0  
September 14, 2015Carmen Scott
our building

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Apr2015

Natural Stress Relief

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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
April 30, 2015Carmen Scott
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Jan2015
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
January 19, 2015Carmen Scott
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Oct2014
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
October 17, 2014Carmen Scott