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Covid Update

Covid Update

Oct 1 2020   We hope this note finds you in good health.  We are pleased to announce that our clinic is now open for all in-person care services.   The Government of Ontario and provincial health officials have announced that patients can access our services for...

Physical Therapy for Balance Problems

Physical Therapy for Balance Problems

The Benefits of Physical Therapy For Balance Problems Can Physical Therapy Address Balance Problems? Falling is a common problem amongst the elderly, and it can result in serious injury. It is estimated that one in every three adults aged 65 and older suffer from a...

Physical Therapy & Shin Splints

Physical Therapy & Shin Splints

Can Physical Therapy Help with Shin Splints? Physical Therapy & Shin Splints The shinbone or the tibia is the front surface of the lower leg. This part of the body is under constant stress and strain when we walk, jump and run. An overuse injury happens when a...

Can Physical Therapy Help With the Pelvic Region?

Can Physical Therapy Help With the Pelvic Region?

Can Physical Therapy Help With the Pelvic Region? Problem With Pain in the Pelvic Region? Let Your Physical Therapist Help You Have you ever had a nagging pain in the region of the pelvis or hip? Pain or discomfort in the pelvic region and the hip may be related....

Protect and Strengthen the Knee Thru Physical Therapy

Protect and Strengthen the Knee Thru Physical Therapy

Protect and Strengthen the Knee Thru Physical Therapy Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the pain and just ‘carry...

Workplace Wellness and Physical Therapy

Workplace Wellness and Physical Therapy

Workplace Wellness and Physical Therapy: Is There a Link? The average person spends eight (8) hours or more in the workplace. Occupational hazards and risks are prevalent in a work environment, especially one with prolonged periods of sitting. A healthy and productive...

The Role of Physical Therapy in Music

The Role of Physical Therapy in Music

Music and Physical Therapy? The Role of Physical Therapy in Music Snapping hip syndrome, also called dancers’ hip, is a snapping sensation or popping sound heard in the hip while walking, flexing or extending the limbs. This condition can cause discomfort and pain....

Physical Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease

Physical Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease

Role of Physical Therapy on Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Physical Therapy Benefits to Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, degenerative clinical condition that worsens over time. Typical symptoms include tremors, loss of facial expression,...

Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain Management

Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain Management

Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain Management Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain Management All of us have experienced pain and discomfort in the muscles and joints at some point, especially with age. In most cases, the use of over the counter medications, hot/cold packs and...

Physiotherapy and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Physiotherapy and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Got Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Call Your Physical Therapist ASAP! Got Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Call Your Physical Therapist ASAP! Chronic fatigue syndrome is a clinical condition characterized by excessive fatigue and body pain. It is often preceded by a viral illness...

Repetitive Strain Injury and Physiotherapy

Repetitive Strain Injury and Physiotherapy

Identify, Prevent, and Manage Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). Ask Your Physical Therapist How! Identify, Prevent, and Manage Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). Ask Your Physical Therapist How! Repetitive strain injury (RSI) occurs as a result of overuse or misuse of the...

The Low Down On Stress Fractures

The Low Down On Stress Fractures

The Low Down On Stress Fractures  A stress fracture, also known as a fatigue-induced fracture,consists of one or more small cracks in the bone. It is associated with a pattern of overuse, commonly seen in the lower extremity in athletes. Causes Repetitive motion is...

Total Hip Replacement Operation

Total Hip Replacement Operation

Everything you need to know before and after Total Hip Replacement Operation Total Hip Replacement Operation Total hip replacement (THR) is a surgical procedure to replace a damaged hip joint with a new artificial/prosthetic...

Advances In Physical Therapy

Advances In Physical Therapy

Advances In Physical Therapy Celebrating Advances on Physical Therapy A physical therapist is a licensed professional and an expert in the management of the musculoskeletal system. In fact, in most cases, you can see a physical therapist without a referral, and it is...

Foot Drop Treatment and Physical Therapy

Foot Drop Treatment and Physical Therapy

Foot Drop Treatment and Physical Therapy Where Does Physical Therapy Stand on Foot Drop Treatment Foot drop syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by weak muscles in the front of the lower leg. This can result in partial or total loss of control over the...

How Physical Therapy Can Help Children with Torticollis

How Physical Therapy Can Help Children with Torticollis

How Physical Therapy Can Help Children with Torticollis Torticollis is a clinical condition characterized by tightening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle on one side of the neck, resulting in the tilting of a child’s head to one side. It can occur due to...

Yes! Physical Therapy Can Make You Smile!

Yes! Physical Therapy Can Make You Smile!

Yes! Physical Therapy Can Make You Smile! Did you know the face has 43 muscles? These are tiny muscles that control facial expressions like smiling, smirking and frowning. In fact, there is a condition called Bell's palsy that affects facial muscles, as a direct...

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