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Post-surgical physiotherapy is a therapeutic rehabilitation program that a patient is scheduled to follow after they have had a surgery.
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For a physiotherapist, working with seniors can provide a new set of challenges that are not often seen in other areas of practice.
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Back pain is likely to strike at some point in life – whether due to injury, improper workplace ergonomics, or another issue; back pain is a part of life for many people. Luckily, there are many tips that are fairly easy to follow to help avoid bac
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With the winter season comes ample opportunity for us to accidentally injure ourselves. Ice and snow make navigating the streets difficult – parking lots, sidewalks, and driveways are all potential cause of danger.
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There is strong evidence to support that regular exercise has positive results on rehabilitation after surgery. It has been well known that inspiratory muscle training done prior to a surgery reduces the risk of anaesthetic complications as well as r
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04
Dec
2017
Types of Orthopedic Physiotherapy
December 4th, 2017 | in Physiotherapy White Rock
Orthopedic physiotherapy involves treatment of the whole musculoskeletal system of the body (all of the bones and muscle within the body) that has issues cause by trauma to the area.
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Back pain can almost always be considered to be multifactorial, meaning that it is caused by a number of issues rather than being caused by just one thing. How do physiotherapists help with back pain?
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26
Jul
2017
Orthopedic Injury Therapy
July 26th, 2017 | in Physiotherapy White Rock
Orthopedic injury and the loss of freedom of movement that comes with it can be incredibly challenging, especially for someone who is used to being able to be active in their day-to-day life. A physiotherapist can provide expert care and support for
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Running injuries are seen fairly frequently in physiotherapy offices – approximately 25 percent of runners will have an injury at any one given time. Luckily all of these issues can be helped by a solid plan for physiotherapy.
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18
Apr
2017
Physio for Running Injuries
April 18th, 2017 | in Physiotherapy White Rock
With Canada as one of the top-five nations for marathon times averages, it's no surprise that most people you talk to will admit that they are runners. Unfortunately, injuries are fairly common in the sport.
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Beer league hockey is, arguably, Canada’s most played sport. That being said, because such a variety of folks join beer leagues, the sport also arguably hosts some of the highest counts of injury.
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Different styles of dance can contribute to dancers being at risk for certain types of injuries requiring the need for physiotherapy. Dancers are athletes who require a high-degree of skill and capability to train and perform at a high level.
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22
Nov
2016
Dealing with Neck Pain
November 22nd, 2016 | in Physiotherapy for Neck Pain
The neck is flexible and supports the weight of the head making it vulnerable to injuries and conditions that cause pain and restrict motion.
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22
Sep
2016
You are never too young to stay fit
September 22nd, 2016 | in Physiotherapy White Rock
Staying fit should be something you choose to do all year long. Keeping healthy is more than just eating right. Your lifestyle speaks volumes about how serious you are when it comes to your health.
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Improving mobility and restoring the use of joints, increasing the strength to control the joints, and being able to comfortably do daily activities are benefits that physiotherapy treatments can provide.
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For many people, summer is the most wonderful time of the year. Warm, sunny days are perfect for all those outdoor activities you may have been yearning for. You may enjoy backyard barbecuing, RV-ing, or more strenuous exercise.
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If you feel pain somewhere between your ankle and your knee, on the inside or outside of your shin, you are likely experiencing a shin splint. This pain is caused by stressed tendons, irritated muscles, and pressure against the shin bone.
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Recovering from orthopedic surgery may sometimes warrant a team of doctors and professionals who are well versed in the needs and requirements of every individual. Many times a patient will be assigned to a rehabilitation team.
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There are two types of vertigo; central vertigo and vertigo with an unknown cause. Central vertigo comes from problems in the cerebellum or the brainstem. Symptoms often occur in the form of migraines.
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20
Dec
2015
Dealing with the Holiday Blues
December 20th, 2015 | in Physiotherapy White Rock
If the holidays having you feeling tense and anxious, exercise, exercise, exercise. Do whatever type of exercise feels good to you, but do it every day. Exercises that are great mood adjusters for seniors.
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