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Our team is always hard at work putting together informational resources for you and your family on injury management and prevention. For a full list of topics click here.  

 

 

How Dry Needling Can Help Your Chronic Pain

Book an Appointment   By: Hamed Pardehshenas, PT Dry needling is a technique that I often use in clinical practice to help patients to move and feel better. I’m often asked what is dry needling and how it works? Is it the same as acupuncture and if not, how is that different?  I hope that… Read More »How Dry Needling Can Help Your Chronic Pain

Reduce the Risk of Running Injuries

  Book an Appointment   Returning to running after a layoff     The shift to working from home and the closure of gyms has likely changed your activity level over the winter. With spring around the corner a lot of us are hoping to exercise more outdoors, including running outside instead of on a… Read More »Reduce the Risk of Running Injuries

Pelvic Pain with Pregnancy and after Delivery

Book an Appointment   Pelvic floor dysfunction with pregnancy and after childbirth   During pregnancy the hormone relaxin helps to relax stabilizing ligaments around your pelvis.  This helps to ease the passing of your baby through the birth canal. In some cases, these relaxed ligaments don’t return to their normal  pre-pregnancy properties.  If they don’t,… Read More »Pelvic Pain with Pregnancy and after Delivery

How to Self Assess and Manage your Knee Pain

Book an Appointment   What can I do for my knee pain   Summer outdoor fun can often lead to the occasional aches and pains. Not every pain is worrisome and in non pandemic times you probably knew how to change your exercise routine to manage the occasional pain. But with gyms just starting to… Read More »How to Self Assess and Manage your Knee Pain

Physical Distancing Resources

Book an Appointment     The College of Physiotherapists has now confirmed that physiotherapists can resume non urgent care in clinic effective immediately as long as policies, physical distancing measure and personal protective equipment (PPE) are in place. Video sessions are still encouraged for those that want to reduce their risk of infection. What are… Read More »Physical Distancing Resources

My Back Hurts

Book an Appointment   Do I have a serious back problem? Fortunately, most low back pain episodes fall under the category of non specific low back pain. As our previously blog post discussed there is a very good chance that you’ll experience back pain at some point in your life. Some conditions can produce back… Read More »My Back Hurts

Ergonomics

Book an Appointment      Ergonomics Your body wasn’t designed to be sedentary for hours at a time.  But there are more ideal positions for your neck, arms and legs that can reduce the chance of sustaining a repetitive strain injury.  Whether you’re using a sitting desk, standing desk or are getting used to working… Read More »Ergonomics

Martial Arts

    Our patients know that while we are always available to treat you for injuries that you’ve encountered, we also love seeing people that are trying to achieve a higher level of fitness.  Social distancing has made it difficult for our community that prefers the motivation that one feels from a group setting. I… Read More »Martial Arts

Remote Rotator Cuff

Book an Appointment    Working from Home Are you spending more time on your laptop in the comfort of your home? Many of us now do. With social and physical distancing rules in place, you may be working and studying from home. You probably know that slouching for long periods of time can hurt your… Read More »Remote Rotator Cuff

Neck Pain

What stretches can you do for headache and neck pain? Are you noticing that your neck and shoulder muscles have been sore? Have you noticed if you’ve been spending more time in front of a computer or screen?  Poor posture from shortened muscles can be one of the reasons.  In a previous blog post we… Read More »Neck Pain

ACL Tear Treatment

  I had the opportunity to sit down with staff physiotherapist Marven Bani to talk with him about his recent knee surgery experience and how it’s affected his health and fitness goals for the year.     Q: I understand that you had a physically challenging start to the new year recovering from your ACL… Read More »ACL Tear Treatment

Outer Core Strength

Book an Appointment     Functional Core There’s more to the core than just the deep muscles of the spine. Our previous blog post discussed the inner unit muscles and the role they play on spinal stability. But is that all that you need? Functionally, there are more muscles involved in controlling our movements and… Read More »Outer Core Strength

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