Degenerative Conditions

Top 10 Reasons to See a Physiotherapist

October 2nd, 2018

Physiotherapists are trained to treat ailments of the muscles and skeleton. Here are ten reasons to determine if you need to see a physiotherapist.

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Tips for Preventing Falls in Seniors

December 14th, 2017

It’s always better to take care of your body to prevent injuries from occurring than to treat an injury. Here are some tips that will help you along the way.

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Osteoarthritis: How Can Physiotherapy Help?

September 1st, 2017

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 common form of arthritis–research shows that 90% of people will experience some degree of OA in their lifetime.

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How Do I Protect My Neck, Back and Shoulder Girdle When I Have a Long Airplane Flight?

September 23rd, 2016

You are excited because you are on vacation, but you are dreading the long airplane flight to get to and from your destination. You may be lucky and have no aches and pains, but you may already have some neck-, back- or shoulder girdle pain. Here are some tips to get you through a long flight.

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Do I Need Custom Orthotics?

December 29th, 2015

Do you spend a good portion of your day standing or walking on hard surfaces? If so, you might benefit from custom orthotics. Read this article to determine if you need custom orthotics.

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Ways Exercise Help Decrease Risk of Osteoporosis

January 2nd, 2015

This article examines ways in which exercise can help fight osteoporosis.

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Managing Osteoporosis and Osteopenia: Nutrition Tips for Bone Health

November 24th, 2014

The article provides resources related to what types of nutrients your body requires for bone health for managing osteoporosis and osteopenia. This information is also applicable to people who don’t have osteoporosis or osteopenia but want to take preventive measures to ensure they are taking control of their health.

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Latest Research Findings on Exercises for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)

November 1st, 2014

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of joint disease due to the breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone which can cause joint pain, stiffness, redness, and swelling. If your doctor has just informed you that you have osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, what should you do? This article explores which type of exercises help in the treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis.

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