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Do You Have Heel Pain? It Could Be Plantar Fasciitis…

July 24th, 2020

Plantar Fascia is the thick band connecting the ball of the foot to the heel. An inflammation of this band is called Plantar fasciitis. The most common signs of this condition are painful first steps after getting out of bed or after prolonged sitting.  While being a very common condition, Plantar fasciitis can be effectively

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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physiotherapy Can Help

July 20th, 2020

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in

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How to Solve Your Aches and Pains Once and For All

July 10th, 2020

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff and achy, as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? Everyone wakes up feeling like this from time to time – you might have had a tough workout the day before, you might have spent an excessive amount of time on your feet

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Ditching the Drugs: Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

June 22nd, 2020

It is no secret that pain is an annoyance that can sometimes hinder your quality of life. However, it can also be your body’s way of sending you a message. Sometimes pain can be a result of an underlying condition that you might not even know about. Medication can be used to provide short-term relief,

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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

June 8th, 2020

Do you experience tired, sore, or achy muscles throughout the day? Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Do you have a condition that brings pain to your bones or joints? Whatever the case may be, a physiotherapist can create a personalized treatment program for you, to help increase your energy and help

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Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

May 18th, 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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Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

May 8th, 2020

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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5 Ways Physiotherapy Can Help You Avoid Risky Treatment Methods

April 20th, 2020

Have you been suffering from chronic pain, or pain lasting longer than three months? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain. Because of this, there has been a larger and larger demand for prescription pain medications within recent

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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

April 13th, 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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