Physiotherapy recommendations to help you stay healthy and active!

Crush Neck Pain With This Simple Trick!

There’s a reason why the expression is:  “You’re a pain in my neck!” and not you’re a pain my elbow or foot.  This highlights the level annoyance associated with neck pain; not to diminish the symptoms of tennis elbow or... Continue Reading →


The Back Pain Survival Kit

If you've ever suffered from low back pain, there is no doubt that you now have a greater appreciation for how much you depend on your back for many daily activities we take for granted. Some episodes of low back... Continue Reading →

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. Martin Luther King Jr.  

5 Quick Tips for Better Stretching

Restricted or tight muscles and connective tissue can result from long periods of immobilization, sedentary lifestyles, postural changes, or with pain and inflammation associated with injury. Stretching can be a helpful way to restore normal unrestricted range of motion to... Continue Reading →

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.  Arnold H. Glasow

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is pain produced by the largest nerve in the human body, the sciatic nerve.  This is a leg dominant pain, however may be associated with back pain as well. Anatomy The sciatic nerve stems from the back and runs... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Amazing Gift Ideas For The Injury Prone

Everybody knows someone who is just prone to injury.  They can't seem to stay healthy for more than just a few months at a time.  These are the "frequent flyers" to my clinic.  If only we actually gave out Airmiles!... Continue Reading →

How does Therapeutic Ultrasound work?

Therapeutic Ultrasound is commonly used in clinical practice with the purpose of stimulating soft tissue repair and for pain relief. Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves that are inaudible to the human ear.  The mechanical effect of these sounds waves... Continue Reading →

How to treat your rotator cuff injury

The most common cause of shoulder pain is pathology to the rotator cuff.   The shoulder is a ball and socket joint with the freedom to provide a large degree of mobility.  Think of how many directions your shoulder allows... Continue Reading →

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