23 Jul

The Psychological Effects of Injury for Athletes

An athlete needs to give their full commitment, determination, and passion to their sport. Sports are a huge part of an athlete’s personal identity. Regardless of the level of competition, an athlete needs to excel at their sport in order to achieve peak performance. Any reason to pause training or competition can be difficult, especially […]

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20 Jun

Dealing with Sciatic Nerve Pain

Have you ever experienced a nagging and agonizing pain that runs from your upper thigh down to your feet? You could be experiencing a type of sciatic nerve pain known as sciatica, a condition characterized by an unpleasant throbbing sensation in the lower back and limbs. The sciatic nerve is the single largest nerve in […]

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20 Mar

Daily Exercises for Office Workers

Building an exercise routine into a hectic schedule is essential for office workers. Many of us are exposed to extended hours of sitting at our desks. Office workers are at a higher risk of experiencing repetitive strain injuries (RSIs). These develop from repeated, rapid, and forceful movements that affect the body’s muscles, nerves, and tendons. […]

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27 Feb

How Compression Stockings Work

Compression stockings are often worn by people with leg conditions like excessive swelling. People with various jobs and from different walks of life use them. If your doctor or physiotherapist recommends compression stockings, it can help to know how they work.     Compression stockings use graduated compression to push blood up to the heart. […]

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23 Feb

Medical Issues Treated by Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

For many, pelvic floor physiotherapy is an effective tool to relieve and resolve various medical issues. Many physical conditions can be traced to weakness or tightness in the pelvic muscles. Some of these issues are common, but need treatment to reduce pain and allow a patient to function normally. You may need pelvic floor physiotherapy […]

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10 Jan

Signs Your Body is Aching for a Massage

Massage therapy is good for the body and soul. If you’re physically active, a massage can improve your athletic performance and reduce pain. Many people benefit from the positive physiological and emotional effects of a massage session. Muscles, tendons — your whole body — need regular maintenance. Here’s how your body tells you it needs […]

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20 Dec

Quick Tips to Keep Knees Holiday-Healthy

Despite the festive spirit of the holiday season, it can be stressful for the healthiest of people. If you suffer an injury at this time of year or have chronic knee pain, you may be tempted to stay in bed. Severe knee pain may put a damper on festive plans, but it can be avoided. […]

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19 Dec

Wearing Compression Stockings during Holiday Travel

The holiday season is a special time of year to spend with families and friends. While many people are busy decorating their houses, some are planning to travel long distances to see loved ones. Remaining seated (on a plane, train, or automobile) for a long time can be quite uncomfortable. Compression stockings can help. For […]

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09 Nov

Benefits of Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is gaining popularity in the world of physiotherapy and rehabilitative medicine in recent years. This form of treatment is widely used in orthopedics, cardiology, physical therapy, and urology. The shockwaves used are a short series of high amplitude mechanical energy pulses, produced by electromagnetic coil or spark in water. What is Shockwave Therapy? […]

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09 Nov

The Role of Massage Therapy in Sports Rehabilitation

It does not matter what sport or physical activity you enjoy or how fit you are; there may come a time when you suffer from an injury. When pain is involved, the injury can become both physically and mentally challenging and affect other aspects of your life. When recovering, it’s important to seek the help […]

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