Category: Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

How Important is Physiotherapy Before and After Surgery?

September 5th, 2020

It’s a wise idea to work with a physiotherapist both before and after surgery. Working with a physiotherapist prior to your operation — sometimes referred to as “prehab” — can help you to prepare emotionally and physically for the surgery. And when the operation is done, physiotherapy can help to ensure a speedy and full

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Knee and Hip Pain

Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

August 15th, 2020

The hips and knees are both very commonly reported areas of discomfort. This pain becomes exceptionally common as people age, due to the “wear and tear” of cartilage in the hips, knees, and lower back. However, people can also experience hip and knee pain from overuse, injury, or underlying conditions, such as arthritis. Some cases

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Opioid

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physiotherapy

March 20th, 2020

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physiotherapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If you

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Back and Neck Pain

The Top 5 Benefits of Physiotherapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

February 20th, 2020

Back and neck pain can have several underlying causes. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar disc herniation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs experience “wear and tear,” typically due to aging. When the

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Healthier, Stronger, and more Active

Become Healthier, Stronger, and More Active with Physiotherapy

February 10th, 2020

A healthy, strong, and active lifestyle is what everyone strives for. However, it is not always easy to obtain, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. The very thought of going out and exercising with your aches and pains may leave you feeling uncomfortable. However, there is fortunately a simpler solution to gaining the active

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