How Massage Helps Manage and Reduce Pain After Surgery
31 Jan

How Massage Helps Manage and Reduce Pain After Surgery

When medication, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes do not work, surgery may be the only solution left to alleviate and treat a certain health condition. However, a patient may feel frazzled and anxious due to pain and discomfort after the surgical procedure. Postoperative pain can last for a few days to months, making the healing […]

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10 Healthy Ways To Stay Active at Work
17 Dec

10 Healthy Ways To Stay Active at Work

Maintaining good health can take a bit of effort on your part, but it’s always worth it. Finding some time to keep fit is a great way to combat chronic back pain, heart disease, and cancer, to name a few. However, it can be a challenge staying active and healthy, considering how busy real life […]

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Spinal Decompression: Everything You Need to Know
16 Dec

Spinal Decompression: Everything You Need to Know

Chronic back pain can affect your quality of life. Persistent symptoms that come with the condition only get you thinking of finding relief. If you’re one of the many Canadians who experience severe lower back pain (possibly caused by herniated discs), you might have explored various pain relief options, like massage, exercises, epidurals, or heat […]

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Waking Up With A Sore Shoulder?
26 Nov

Waking Up With A Sore Shoulder?

Do you wake up in the morning to a throbbing shoulder? Being jolted awake by a sore shoulder is never a great way to greet a new day. If the pain doesn’t go away after a few days, spreads down the arm, or weakens your shoulder or arm area, consider checking in with a physiotherapist […]

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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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