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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Stay Fit this Halloween: 13 Tips for You
17 Oct

Stay Fit this Halloween: 13 Tips for You

Halloween is around the corner, and that means chills, thrills, and candy. All those goodies are loaded with extra calories, which can lead to unwanted weight gain. Willpower sometimes isn’t enough. Stay fit before and after the sweet apocalypse with these tips: Eat early Whatever your plans are for the evening, eat a well-balanced meal […]

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How to Treat a Concussion: Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
18 Sep

How to Treat a Concussion: Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

Vestibular rehabilitation is known as a viable therapy for concussions. It worked to treat an injury incurred by 16-year old Shannon Kuczwaj. Despite wearing a helmet, she was hurt when she lost her balance while snowboarding and hit her head. Soon, Shannon experienced dizziness and headaches, and had difficulty concentrating — which are symptoms of […]

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How Acupuncture Can Assist with Fertility
15 Sep

How Acupuncture Can Assist with Fertility

It is not easy for families to cope with infertility issues, especially when they really want to conceive. There is often an overwhelming feeling of anguish and a sense of loss. Acupuncture, while valued for its relaxing and stress-relieving benefits, has recently become a component of fertility treatments. Acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine, […]

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