Pain Treatments

What are the Differences Between Dry Needling, Intra-Muscular Stimulation (IMS) & Acupuncture Needling into A-Shi points?

November 1st, 2018

This article provides definitions on dry needling, intra-muscular stimulation (IMS), and acupuncture needling into A-Shi points. It further explores which patients would benefit most from these treatments.

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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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M.E.A.T. Instead of R.I.C.E. for Soft Tissue Rehabiliatation

August 31st, 2018

For many decades , the acronym R.I.C.E. has been used to treat all acute soft tissue injuries (viz. muscles, tendons and ligaments). Enter MCE or M.E.A.T.- these are two new acronyms meant to replace R.I.C.E.

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Tips on How to Prevent Yoga Injuries

February 13th, 2018

A lot of injuries happen when a client is taking up yoga for the first time and is not in tune with body awareness and proper alignment and form, which I find to be the two most important issues to focus on in any yoga class, or any other form of exercise, for that matter.

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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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Treatment for Sciatica

June 11th, 2017

How can pain in different parts of the lower limbs all be called sciatica? Is all leg pain called sciatica? In this article, we’ll explain what it means to have sciatica and the treatment methods to manage this condition.

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What Is a Foam Roller and Why Should I Use One?

October 28th, 2016

You may have heard your colleagues or seen other gym attendees use a foam roller before. A foam roller is used for self massage. This relatively new trend exists as we cannot all afford a massage or athletic trainer regularly to work out areas of pain within our muscles. For this reason, foam rollers are popular in both an athletic and rehabilitation setting.

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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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