Combating Back Pain With Exercise

Daily physical activity can help boost your mood, reduce the risk of chronic disease, help maintain a healthy body weight, relieve muscle tightness causing pain, and improve muscular strength providing support to your joints and bones. Surprisingly, approximately only 20% … Read More

5 Tips To Prevent Back Pain

5 Tips to Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability. It is one of the main reasons why many individuals miss work, and why many seek out physiotherapy treatment. Back pain has a variety of causes including, but not limited … Read More

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Osteoarthritis and Total Joints Arthroplasty

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common chronic joint diseases. Often referred to as the ‘wear and tear arthritis,’ it occurs when the protective cartilage between the bones in a joint breaks down over time. Cartilage is a firm but … Read More

What is Fibromyalgia, what causes it and how can Physiotherapy help?

Fibromyalgia affects approximately 5% of the general population. Categorized as a chronic pain disorder, fibromyalgia causes pain, stiffness, and tenderness throughout the joints, muscles, and tendons, without apparent inflammation or injury. Despite the common opinion that there is no cure, … Read More

Treating Neck Pain with Physiotherapy

The neck is the most flexible part of the spine. However, neck pain affects up to 10% of the general population. The pain can be a sharp or a dull muscular ache, and can often severely limit the mobility of … Read More

What Causes Golfer’s Elbow and how you can Treat it

Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a form of tendonitis causing pain on the inner portion of the elbow. Less common than its counterpart, tennis elbow, only a small percentage of those that suffer from golfer’s elbow play … Read More

Causes Of Shoulder Pain and How You Can Treat It

Shoulder pain is one of the most common reasons individuals seek physiotherapy treatment. The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body. However, due to its high degree of mobility, the shoulder is also the most unstable joint … Read More

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Treating Chronic Lower Back Pain With Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy has proven to be a viable treatment in tackling chronic lower back pain. Through an individual’s lifetime, the spine undergoes varying degrees of stress. It is not surprising, then, that up to 85% of people will experience low back … Read More

Herniated-Disc

What is a Herniated Disc & how can you treat it?

What is herniated disc? The human spine is composed of 33 vertebrae. Each vertebrae is made up of a hard casing that protects the jelly-like nucleus of the spinal disc. As we age and due to various injuries, this hard … Read More

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Sciatica Nerve Pain

Discover treatments for sciatica that relieve the, at times, severe pain that radiates throughout the lower back and legs. Sciatica can be a painful and disruptive ailment, as it affects patients even while they are at rest. Oftentimes, the pain … Read More