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Physiotherapy For Runners – Is It Necessary?

If there’s one thing we wish that people knew about physiotherapy for runners, it is that it can be as much of a preventative measure as it is an aid to healing and recovery. The fact is some statistics show that most runners suffer some form of injury every year due to their running. But… View Article

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The Benefits of Topical Creams for Pain Relief

When the topic of pain relief comes up, whether for headaches, muscle soreness or arthritis pain, most people think about using oral pain medication. Fortunately, especially if you don’t like swallowing pills, topical creams can help relieve many of your aches and pains, especially those related to strains, sprains, muscle soreness, and joint pain. Perhaps… View Article

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Physiotherapy and Sport Injury

Physiotherapy helps people get back their strength and mobility after an injury. While those injuries can happen in almost any situation, sport injuries are one of the most common applications of physiotherapy. It’s why so many professional and high level sports teams and individuals have dedicated physiotherapists. Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, can also… View Article

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5 Benefits Of A Custom Knee Brace

No matter what the reason, if you need a knee brace, it’s probably not good. It means you have suffered an injury or have some other issue with your knee, like arthritis, and you need the brace for support. Still, while the reasons for needing a knee brace may not be great, the braces themselves… View Article

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Treatment & Rehabilitation for Concussion

As we learn more about concussions and their effects, different treatments and rehabilitation for concussions also evolve. Unfortunately, the shifting understanding of the best treatments can cause confusion and even make symptoms worse. One example is the traditional advice to rest and avoid activity. While that is still recommended in the short-term following a concussion,… View Article


Are Compression Stockings Effective?

If you suffer from swelling in your legs, you may have heard that compression stockings can help. Also known as compression socks, they are widely used in compression therapy treatments for a wide range of conditions. These include circulatory issues with blood vessels, like venous insufficiency; blood clots; varicose veins and venous ulcers; and lymphatic… View Article


When to Ice an Injury or Heat It

People tell you to do both to help an injury improve. “Make sure you put ice on your knee” or “try a heating pad for your sore back”.  So, you may wonder which is better, icing an injury or heating it. There isn’t really a definitive right or wrong answer. However,  ice (including options like… View Article


How Physiotherapy Can Help Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain is back pain that persists long after the injury or underlying cause has been treated or eliminated. The pain can range from being an irritant to severely affecting a person’s quality of life. Chronic back pain sufferers can feel helpless. Acute back pain suffered due to poor posture or over-exertion, may be… View Article

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3 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

When many people think of chiropractic care, they think of relief for back pain or neck pain. It makes a lot of sense. Manual therapies, including spinal manipulation and neck manipulation, are the basis for chiropractic treatments—and the reduction in pain and functional improvements they bring. But effective treatment can go beyond chiropractic adjustments of… View Article

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5 Benefits of Physiotherapy

The benefits of physiotherapy go way beyond recovering from injuries and accidents. Depending on the issues you face, physiotherapy can deliver a number of physical and mental health benefits not normally associated with the treatment. Physiotherapy—also called physical therapy, though some maintain that there are subtle differences between the two—focuses on how your body moves… View Article