Health and Wellness Blog

A Comprehensive Full-Body Strengthening Program using Exercise Bands

July 7th, 2018

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Tips on how to prevent Yoga injuries

February 13th, 2018

The number of people practicing yoga is on the rise due to the wonderful health benefits, such as weight loss, lowered blood sugar and cholesterol levels and increased flexibility, not to mention that it can decrease stress, depression and anxiety. However I have seen a growing number of injuries sustained in the practice, ranging from […]

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TIPS FOR PREVENTING FALLS IN SENIORS

December 14th, 2017

1. Wear a good pair of lace-up walking shoes that will support your feet and provide necessary cushioning for your joints, when walking outside. 2. Avoid high heels, slippers and open-toed sandals which can cause you to trip. For indoor use invest in a pair of non-slip supportive slippers or slip-on sandals or shoes with […]

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OSTEOARTHRITIS: HOW CAN PHYSIOTHERAPY HELP?

September 1st, 2017

Many patients come into our clinic with pain in their spine, or knees, or shoulders, stating that they have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis. What is Osteoarthritis (OA)? Osteoarthritis is a disease that breaks down the soft tissues and bones of joints in your body.   Simply put, it is wear and tear.  It is the most […]

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Treatment for Sciatica

June 11th, 2017

We have patients visiting us at the clinic everyday complaining of “sciatica”.  For some, they report pain along their buttock, going down to their calf.  For other patients, their discomfort starts in the groin and goes down the side of their knee.  Often, it is because they have either strained their back gardening or pulled […]

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PHYSICAL THERAPY – HELPING BOOMERITIS

April 1st, 2017

Aging used to go like this: get older, then slow down.   For boomers, aging now goes like this: get older, use free time to speed up, train for a triathlon or two, get knee surgery to fix various sports injuries, keep going as long as possible.   Are you experiencing elbow pain during gripping, […]

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Is It Me or Is the Room Spinning? Common Causes and Treatment for Dizziness/Vertigo

February 10th, 2017

Robert went on some amusement park rides with his grandson and noticed a week later that the room spun every time he laid down on his back.   Lucy suffered from chronic ear infections through her adult life, has been experiencing ringing in her ears and vertigo when she turns her head too rapidly, especially […]

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TOP 10 REASONS TO SEE A PHYSIOTHERAPIST

January 26th, 2017

Injuries are a part of using our bodies in life, but this does not mean it should impede your return to work, sport or a hobby. You should stay positive while you confront the difficulty of rehabilitation. For short term pain relief, medications are often prescribed by family doctors. However, if you are aiming for […]

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