Tingling hands, tight muscles and bad posture – the untold story of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Are you experiencing numbness or tingling in both hands when you are raising your arms over your head, washing/drying your hair, during prolonged cleaning or overhead activities? You may be experiencing the symptoms of condition called thoracic outlet syndrome. NowContinue Reading »
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Graston Technique and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM) Clients often ask about the Graston Technique when what they are really referring to is the less commonly used name, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). Graston as well as IASTM is gaining popularity not only with patients, but as well with practitioners due to itsContinue Reading »
What is dry needling? Dry needling is an effective therapeutic intervention where a filament needle is used to release tight bands in muscles called trigger points, also known as knots. These knots can be painful with pressure, can refer pain over larger areas, and can also cause movement dysfunctions, which will lead to difficulty performingContinue Reading »
This article was featured in the fall 2013 Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Ottawa Chapter magazine: ‘Up-Date Magazine’. Physiotherapists often get asked how people can prevent injuries. The easiest way to do so is by minimizing repetitive strain and being able to do things in a good, neutral posture. With almost 70% of Canadian adultsContinue Reading »