As a physiotherapy company, we often have a personal trainer and physiotherapist working together. As a result, we are often asked the difference between these 2 experts. Both professions are very important to the wellbeing of an individual, as they can give you the tools and support that you need to reach a health and/orContinue Reading »
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Top 9 Questions About Low Back Pain To Ease Your Worry
Here are 9 of the most common questions people ask about low back pain Who gets low back pain? What causes low back pain? What are symptoms of low back pain? What are treatment options for low back pain? Should I rest fully when I have back pain? Are there home remedies for low backContinue Reading »
Support Local Business – Yes, That Includes Physiotherapy!
You are injured. You know you need to fix the problem, your spouse has been nagging you to see someone, your doctor has suggested that you book with a Physiotherapist, so you finally take the plunge and google search physiotherapy in your area. Results: a bunch of sponsored ads from random physio companies and pagesContinue Reading »
Essentials for Home Office Ergonomics
With more and more people now working from home, and no longer having access to ergonomic workstations that they would typically have when working in a big office, it can make us more susceptible to develop aches and pains. Home office ergonomics isn’t as easy to control as it is in a big office setting. FirstContinue Reading »
Do You Have to Keep Living with Pain? 4 Tips to Help Deal with Annoying Aches or Pains
I know many people in their 40’s-60’s just like you who have aches and pains, and don’t know what to do about them. I know this because I hear it all the time! It can be incredibly frustrating when pain is stopping you from doing the things that you love. Below are 4 tips toContinue Reading »
Standup Paddleboarding and it’s Many Health Benefits
With those consistent days in the high twenties and thirties, it’s safe to say summer is here to stay and in full swing! Have you heard of the latest fitness craze? Standup paddleboarding is a fun outdoor activity perfect for solo adventures or within group settings. And on top of that there are so manyContinue Reading »
Are Pictures Really Worth A Thousand Words?
Clients who have back and neck pain often ask us “Do I need an X-ray?” and “Can an MRI tell me what’s wrong?” In this blog we hope to help answer those questions and put you at ease that your physiotherapist has your best interest, health, and safety in mind when we decide whether orContinue Reading »
Dancing Away From Injury
“Growing up being highly involved in dance, as a dancer and a teacher, our Physiotherapist Shira Schwartz has been through her fair share of injuries, but also knows what dancing is all about and the strain that it can put on ones body and is our in house expert for anything related to dance andContinue Reading »
I’m Being Seen by a Physiotherapy Resident…. What Does That Mean For Me?
So you are being seen by a Physiotherapy Resident, what is that exactly?What is the difference between a Physiotherapy Resident (PT Resident) and Physiotherapist?The short answer is: not much! They are both physiotherapists. Both hold physiotherapy degrees from an accredited university and are licensed by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. The difference is thatContinue Reading »
Physiotherapy and Weight Loss
Are you trying to lose weight? Do you feel like you would benefit from more information and support during the weight loss process? Did you know that your physiotherapist can help with this? Starting the Weight Loss Journey According to Statistics Canada, in 2014 61.8% of men (8.2 million) and 46.2% of women (6.1 million)Continue Reading »