Health and Wellness Blog

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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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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Physical Therapy – Helping Boomeritis

April 1st, 2017

Boomeritis as defined by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, refers to related injuries suffered by baby boomers who are trying to maintain a more healthy lifestyle than their previous generation.

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

February 10th, 2017

In this article, we’ll talk about different types of dizziness/vertigo and how it can be treated.

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Top 10 Tips for Shovelling Snow

December 18th, 2016

The wintery weather has brought snow to the Lower Mainland for the first time in 1,000 days. Despite the picturesque scenery for this festive season, one must think about how to avoid injuries through shoveling your driveways and sidewalks. Here are our top 10 tips for shovelling snow.

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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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Autumn Injury Prevention Guide

October 9th, 2016

As autumn has arrived, the leaves fall gracefully…upon our front lawns! Many of us get injured while raking leaves or just cleaning out all our summer supplies. Here are a few tips to prepare ourselves for this “fall”.

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