Is Osteoarthritis Just Normal Wear and Tear?
Aug. 18, 2017 -
How many of us have used the phrase " normal wear and tear" when describing osteoarthritis (OA) to a patient?
Swimming: A Game Changer for Mental Health and Bone Pain
Aug. 15, 2017 -
We all know that swimming can be a great way to exercise when you have joint pain, but how familiar are you with all the other benefits to swimming? And how often do you think about the other condi...
Weight Training for Healthy Aging
Aug. 10, 2017 -
Do you treat aging patients with "diatensionolesity"?
The Role Physiotherapy Can Play in the Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
Aug. 07, 2017 -
We already know that there is strong support for how physical activity can positively impact our mental health. But as experts in movement I wonder if there are any physiotherapists specialized in...
Biofeedback For Hip and Knee Rehabilitation In The Future!
Aug. 04, 2017 -
Biofeedback for patients rehabilitating from hip and knee replacements may be available in private physiotherapy clinics if a team from the University of Waterloo have their way.
Aug. 02, 2017 -
Unwrapping "Hamstring Pain" in a Long-Distance Runner: Finding the Root Cause
Hamstring pain is a common complaint in runners, especially with changes in training loads, such as an increase in distance or pace1. Physiotherapists are often sought out by athletes to treat hamstring strains/overuse as a result of these types of injuries. The following case report aims to describe an alternative treatment plan for an ultra-marathoner and Ironman distance triathlete, experi...
Is Rigid Taping a Useful Treatment Intervention for Subacromial Shoulder Impingement?
Aug. 01, 2017 -
A recent randomized controlled trial investigated if there was any additional benefit to adding rigid taping along with a physiotherapy exercise program for patients with subacromial impingement sy...
Is The Exercise Ball a Useful Intervention for Sedentary Desk Jobs or Not?
July 18, 2017 -
Have you ever suggested to a patient that they should swap their old desk chair or an exercise ball? While this intervention will lead to a greater activation of the core muscles, it may not be as ...
Reminder to our Patients: Pick Up the Weights!
July 12, 2017 -
The value of resistance training isn't only in increase muscle strength and size. An article by TIME magazine, serves as a good reminder to our patients that resistance training also challenges our...
July 11, 2017 -
Go GREEN This Summer: Mental Health and the Great Outdoors
We’ve finally arrived at the warmest months of the year in Canada. We’ve retreated from winter hibernation, we’re thawing out our bodies, and eagerly soaking up vitamin D from the fleeting sun. This season is also synonymous with a more relaxed period for many of us, and we may subconsciously also be looking forward to a mental defrosting. Summer, then, offers the best opportunities for simulta...