Entries by Saanich Physio

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Knee Pain Solutions

Knee pain comes in many forms with many different causes. While treatment for every person and condition will be different in each case, here are a few tips that may help to reduce knee pain throughout the day. 1. Choose supportive footwear One of the biggest culprits for ongoing knee pain is wearing unsupportive or […]

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Lower Back Pain When Walking or Running

Lower Back Pain When Walking or Running As Physiotherapists a regular complaint by patients is the experience of increasing lower back pain when walking or running. There is a common misconception that because we are undertaking exercises this should not lead to pain, it should be helpful shouldn’t it? To find out the answers to […]

40th Anniversary Prizes!

Enter our raffle to win 40 different prizes!     10 Shockwave Treatments   5 Innovative Running Gait Analyses   5  30 min Registered Massage Therapy Sessions   5  IMS treatments   5 Precision wobble boards   5 Custom Exercise Plans   5 $40 gift certificates

40 Years Ago! 1979

Jan 21 Price of gold increases to record $875 troy oz Jan 26 “The Dukes of Hazzard” premieres on US TV network CBS Feb 1 English international forward Trevor Francis becomes Britain’s first £1 million soccer player when he transfers from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest Feb 10 “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” by Rod […]

Hips don’t lie- Hip strength a vital link?

Hip Function Acquiring hip strength and stability is a very specific physical goal. For some the incentive for achieving this goal will be bought on by hip injury or pain. For others it will be to support other physical goals, through engaging power via the largest joints in the body. In some sports the importance […]

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Headaches

Headaches Symptoms Dull/Sharp Ache or throbbing pain in the head or upper neck Pain can be constant / intermittent, commonly in the temples or forehead Pain can refer to jaw, face, neck or shoulders. Pain can refer from neck and shoulders into the head and face. Pain can last minutes or days Often associated with […]

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Running Analysis Victoria

Running Analysis Victoria A Running Analysis at Saanich Physio involves one of our experienced Physiotherapists observing and assessing you run. We will watch you in real time and also video you, so that we can analyse your form in slow motion. This kind of analysis is helpful whether you have an injury or if you […]

Concussion

Have you ever experienced a concussion? Learn about how physiotherapy can help with concussion symptoms and management! Maggie Bell, Physiotherapist Concussions commonly occur in contact sports, motor vehicle accidents, or falls. A concussion may also be referred to as a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). The signs and symptoms of a concussion are variable, and […]