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What is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)?

What is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)? Adhesive capsulitis is the stiffening of the shoulder due to scar tissue, which results in painful movement and loss of motion. The actual cause of adhesive capsulitis is a matter for debate. Some…
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Spinal Stenosis: An extremely common source of Back Pain

It's estimated that as many as 75% of us will have some form of back or neck pain at some point in our lifetime. The good news is that most of us will recover without the need for surgery—and conservative care such as physical therapy usually…
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9 Tips to help you Age Well

We can't stop time. Or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physiotherapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome pain, gain…
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Prevent Running Injuries with Physiotherapy

Whether you’re training for your first marathon or your thirty-first – or somewhere in between –  it may be time to incorporate a physiotherapist into your fitness plan. Perhaps you thought that Physiotherapists were necessary only after…
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3 Common Running and Walking Injuries

Going for a jog is one of the more pleasurable ways to exercise, especially if you live close to a beautiful path that caters to a nice run. Running is one of the more popular exercises partially because of the beneficial effects that this activity…
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Knee Pain: A few thoughts

The knee joint is a very intricate and sensitive area. WebMD details the many components of this joint: “The knee joins the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). The smaller bone that runs alongside the tibia (fibula) and the kneecap…
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So you have a Sports Injury? What you need to know.

What we know about tissue healing from Sports Injuries. The absence of pain does not mean an injury has fully healed.  In some injuries, repair tissue matures as slow as 1% to 2% a week. During this time, as repair tissue matures and remodels,…
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8 Simple Gardening Tips to Prevent Injury

  Gardening Common gardening tasks can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints, especially for seniors or those who are normally sedentary.  Different body areas such as the shoulders, neck, back, and knees can be vulnerable to injury…
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Sports Injury Prevention Tips

Our bodies are a lot like ecosystems. Every atom, cell, bone, and muscle is connected- and inter-related. However, similar to ecosystems, things get out of balance from time to time. We should follow proper health habits that prevent injuries…
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The inside track: Reflections of a Physiotherapist

The Sweet spot It’s interesting how our thought processes change over time. Evidence based practice (EBP) has evolved over the years with debates and pendulum swings in how each entity interprets this concept. What we are really searching…