15 Jun

TENS, Massage Therapy Effective for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Experts Say

Of the hundred or so joint disorders affecting mankind, rheumatoid arthritis or simply RA has been identified as one of the most common, along with osteoarthritis, gout, and fibromyalgia. When allowed to get worse, RA stands next to osteoarthritis as a cause for joint replacement procedures. Such is the severity of this condition, which has […]

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08 Jun

Managing Fibromyalgia with Physiotherapy

Since its recognition as a medical disorder, incidence of fibromyalgia has been slowly increasing and may now be affecting eight percent of the population, most commonly the adult women. With the cause of this condition still to be determined, the main objective in addressing fibromyalgia is management of pain, which characterizes this common disorder. This […]

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29 May

Pain after Shoulder Surgery Reduced by Half with Physiotherapy

Surgical procedures for the repair or treatment of shoulder problems are fairly common, especially for those who are in the advancing in years. And after each surgical intervention, a patient may have to endure the pain and discomfort for a period of six months to a year. However, post recovery, particularly the relief of pain, […]

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21 May

Study Finds Compression Stockings Better Than Bandages for Leg Ulcer Treatment

Leg ulcers or chronic venous leg ulcerations are fairly common among the adult population, particularly the women. Usually caused by poor blood circulation in the legs, this may eventually cause damage or blockage to the veins which may then result to the breakdown of the skin and impaired healing. These very common chronic wounds can […]

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14 May

RICE Method Effective as Initial Management for Sports Injuries

To many of us, the weekend is the only time in which we can engage our favorite activities or sports. Much as we try to avoid it, injuries may occur while doing these activities. And unfortunately, this may also be the time when healthcare professionals take their much needed rest. So except for the extremely […]

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30 Apr

North York Physio: Oriole Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre Infographic

North York Physio: Oriole Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre Infographic

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12 Apr

Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy Safe, Effective in Managing Urinary Incontinence

It has been estimated that over half of the adult women population may encounter urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. While not exactly life-threatening, this pelvic floor disorder can have a huge impact on a woman’s quality of life. It has been known to affect a woman’s physical, social, mental, sexual, financial, and […]

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10 Apr

Injury Prevention: Key to a Perfect Sports and Exercise Activity

Engaging in sports and exercises is a perfect opportunity to have fun, enjoyment, spend time with friends, and at the same time reap huge health benefits. But all these may be lost by just a single injury such as spraining or straining the ankles. It was recently reported in the American Journal of Medicine that […]

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06 Apr

Learning the More Popular Forms of Massage Therapy

Knowing the different types of massage therapies can be very overwhelming with so many forms of massages available right now. There are probably over a hundred types in existence, with some having very unique names and descriptions. Each may have its own characteristics and principles and may claim to bring out its own special benefits. […]

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05 Apr

Acupuncture May Help in Managing A Common Women’s Disorder

One of the most common disorders that may affect a woman is urinary incontinence. It is believed that over 25 percent of adult women may experience this condition, with the risk increasing as one gets older. Being incontinent can be very embarrassing and have a huge impact on the quality of life. The controversy on […]

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