Blog

Understanding the Knee: Part One

Understanding the Knee: Part One

A common condition that physiotherapists come across in their day-to-day practice is the knee injury. Such a complex joint! That’s why today’s blog is going to be all about understanding the knee and things that can go wrong. We’ll start this series of blogs with a...

read more
Should I Treat my Injury with Heat or Ice?

Should I Treat my Injury with Heat or Ice?

One of the common questions that I get asked as a physiotherapist is, “what should I use: heat or ice?”. Some people feel uncomfortable with ice and love the heat, whereas others feel completely opposite. Today’s blog is going to answer that question and clear away...

read more
Spring Is in the Air: Get Moving with Aerobics

Spring Is in the Air: Get Moving with Aerobics

Hey everyone—it’s spring time! The sunny days are almost upon us. Time to get up and running (pun intended)! With the warmer temperatures approaching, now is the time to dust off your running shoes and put them to good use. However, before you get going, let’s go over...

read more
Treating Plantar Fasciitis with Shockwave Therapy

Treating Plantar Fasciitis with Shockwave Therapy

Did you know that 1 in 3 people experience heel/arch pain? This pain can range from annoying to outright debilitating. So, what’s the culprit causing all this pain? For most people, it’s an injured Plantar Fascia Ligament. This ligament runs from the bottom of your...

read more
Acupuncture: What Is the Real Deal?

Acupuncture: What Is the Real Deal?

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves insertion of fine needles to specific points in the body to help relieve pain and cure various ailments. As a part of physiotherapy treatment, a common acupuncture technique called ‘Dry Needling’ is...

read more
What Is Foot Pronation and When Is It an Issue?

What Is Foot Pronation and When Is It an Issue?

What does the word “pronation” actually mean? Pronation is a natural and normal movement of the foot that occurs during foot landing while running or walking. Simply put, it’s your ankle and arch rolling or tipping inwards slightly, creating some shock absorption as...

read more
Happy New Year, Happy New You: Part Three

Happy New Year, Happy New You: Part Three

We’re ending this series of New Year blogs with one of the most important things that a lot of people tend to overlook – exercises! Read on to learn more about what an Aerobic Exercise program is and why you should be thinking about it. Aerobic Exercises As we grow...

read more