5 Interesting Facts about Physiotherapy That Will Shock You
30 Oct

5 Interesting Facts about Physiotherapy That Will Shock You

Physiotherapy is a widespread practice, but many people don’t have a solid understanding of what it is and the amazing benefits it offers. In a nutshell, physiotherapy is a comprehensive approach to restoring a person’s movement and function following an illness or injury. Physiotherapists provide a tailored treatment program for individual patients in minimizing pain […]

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How Does Physical Therapy Help with Sports Injuries?
23 Sep

How Does Physical Therapy Help with Sports Injuries?

Sports injuries are an unavoidable hazard that comes with playing sports. Whether it’s jogging or weightlifting for personal health or competitive sports, a risk of injury can put a damper on enjoying your activity. In many cases, many physicians will refer you to a physical therapist to help you recover. Many think of physical therapy […]

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Top 8 Physiotherapy FAQs
12 Jun

Top 8 Physiotherapy FAQs

If you’ve never been to a physiotherapy session before, you may not know what to expect. How should you prepare for it? Will it hurt? How does it work? When you are attending physiotherapy with Oriole Physiotherapy, we’ll make sure that during this collaborative form of treatment you’ll be part of the process every step […]

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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Vestibular Rehabilitation
19 May

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular problems can impact your life: they reduce your energy, limit your activities, and take the joy out of performing basic movements. About 35 percent or over six million Canadians aged 40 years and older have vestibular issues at a point in their lives. When left unaddressed, this may lead to mental health issues, including […]

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8 Varicose Veins Myth You Should Not Believe
09 Apr

8 Varicose Veins Myth You Should Not Believe

Varicose veins are among the most prevalent of vascular diseases. It is characterized by engorged and distorted veins, and commonly appears on the legs, although it can present in other parts of the body. This disease affects about 3.7 million Canadians. While it is common to both men and women, the risk of varicose veins […]

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How to Deal with the Psychological Effects of Sports Injury
29 Mar

How to Deal with the Psychological Effects of Sports Injury

Sports injuries are a fact of life for many athletes. However, what you may not expect is the psychological impact of an injury. It’s common to feel a roller-coaster of emotions, including anger, fear, and depression. Some of the fears you may experience include: Loss of identity If you’ve played from a young age, you […]

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How to Effectively Manage Back Pain
20 Feb

How to Effectively Manage Back Pain

Back pain affects virtually all of us at some point in our lives. A slipped disc, arthritis, or simply lifting an object or bending incorrectly can wreak havoc on the spine. Chronic pain may be debilitating and impact your life physically and mentally, but there are many ways to find relief. Learn how to treat—and […]

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How Cold Laser Therapy Improves Healing Time
26 Jan

How Cold Laser Therapy Improves Healing Time

Promoting healing and accelerating recovery time is important to all healthcare providers, and we’re eager to find new methods that serve these goals. Cold laser therapy is one tool that improves healing time. Laser therapy — since its discovery and development — has become a staple in many rehabilitation programs. Used by doctors, dentists, physiotherapists, […]

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Tips to Avoid Everyday Home Accidents
14 Dec

Tips to Avoid Everyday Home Accidents

Did you know that the highest number of accidents happen in the house? Home can be your safe haven, and you probably feel comfortable and relaxed there. Follow these tips to avoid everyday home accidents. Facts about accidents in the house: The most frequent home accidents are falls. (The risk of falling increases with age.) […]

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Why Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Helps New Moms
20 Nov

Why Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Helps New Moms

As a new mother, most of your time and energy may be directed towards caring for the newest member of your family. Though your personal health may seem a secondary concern, it is of paramount importance. Take time to schedule an appointment for a pelvic floor examination and physiotherapy to build strength and reduce postpartum […]

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