It is a well-known fact that exercise is an important component for injury or post-surgical recovery. Unfortunately, we tend to make it difficult on ourselves to follow through on exercise. Group exercise, especially when done in a therapeutic setting, can help make regular movement and exercise a more achievable goal. Group Physiotherapy programs are takingContinue Reading »
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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 »
“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 »
If you work in an environment where you need to lift heavy objects, or if you participate in any sports or activities that require heavy lifting, knowledge about safe lifting techniques can save you from preventable injuries! Lifting heavy objects, whether just once or repeatedly over time, creates stress on our backs and other jointsContinue Reading »
The Dos and Don’ts of Safe Shoveling – Advice to keep your back safe while shoveling this winterLove it or hate it, snow shoveling might as well be one of the official sports of Canada. However, shoveling is no easy task. If done incorrectly, shoveling can easily lead to back, neck, and shoulder pain. Follow theseContinue Reading »
With back to school just around the corner, shopping for new clothes and school supplies takes priority, but the most important purchase that should be made is a good backpack. A good bag could make the difference between a happy and healthy child, and one living with discomfort. Backpacks shouldn’t mean back pain, therefore choosingContinue Reading »