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OHIP And Physiotherapy For Seniors: What You Need To Know

Physiotherapy provides many benefits to seniors. But covering the cost of physiotherapy can be difficult if you don’t have the resources to help you choose the best options for your needs. The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) offers benefits that help cover the cost of various health care services. For seniors looking to obtain high-quality [...]

By |March 13th, 2017|Physiotherapy|Comments Off on OHIP And Physiotherapy For Seniors: What You Need To Know

Can Physiotherapy Treat Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a common musculoskeletal issue that occurs in people of all ages. There are many factors that contribute to the development and management of scoliosis. In addition, different treatment approaches are used to help correct the issues that can result from scoliosis. But can physiotherapy treat scoliosis? Understanding scoliosis and its related health issues [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Can Physiotherapy Treat Scoliosis?

The Physical Dangers Of Wearing Seatbelts Improperly

Seatbelts are essential to your safety when driving. Automobile injuries and deaths typically occur when drivers and passengers fail to use their seatbelts. But just wearing your seatbelt isn’t always enough to protect you. The proper use of seatbelts prevents common injuries. In some accidents, the injuries sustained by passengers may result from the seatbelt [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|Comfortable Driving|Comments Off on The Physical Dangers Of Wearing Seatbelts Improperly

Common Causes Of Injuries In The Workplace

Workplace injuries are one of the biggest challenges that businesses and employees face. They can lead to permanent disability, loss of income, and even death. More importantly, workplace injuries occur in a variety of settings, including offices, warehouses, and offshore rigs. Workers need to consider the many factors that can lead to injuries in order [...]

By |February 17th, 2017|Common Injuries|Comments Off on Common Causes Of Injuries In The Workplace

Custom Foot Orthotics And Custom Knee Braces: When Do I Need Them?

There are many treatment tools available to help physiotherapists provide patients with relief from pain and recovery from injury. When used correctly, these can play an important role in your treatment program and enhance the results you achieve. Custom foot orthotics and custom knee braces help individuals correct issues that contribute to pain and increase [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Knee Braces|Comments Off on Custom Foot Orthotics And Custom Knee Braces: When Do I Need Them?

How Do Physiotherapy And Massage Therapy Contribute To Your Wellness?

There are many ways to maintain health and wellness. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the basis for long-term health and the prevention of injury and disease. Physiotherapy and massage have proven to be effective tools in improving function, overcoming injury, and providing a wide range of benefits that contribute to your overall wellness. Physiotherapy [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|Massage Therapy|Comments Off on How Do Physiotherapy And Massage Therapy Contribute To Your Wellness?

What To Look For In Physiotherapy And Massage Therapy Near Me

Injuries, ailments, muscle tension and more can be relieved with the help of a physiotherapist or massage therapist. When deciding on a physiotherapist or massage therapist, there are some important criteria to consider. It’s important to familiarize yourself with their qualifications and specializations to ensure you can receive the treatment you need. First, consider your [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Physiotherapy Or Surgery|Comments Off on What To Look For In Physiotherapy And Massage Therapy Near Me

Physiotherapy And Massage Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Physiotherapy and massage therapy offer benefits to the mental and physical health of patients. Both of these disciplines work to restore the body to its optimal health and function. Despite variations in technique, these treatments can be combined to provide patients with a full-service approach to rehabilitation and muscle relaxation. Our patients at Focus Physiotherapy [...]

By |November 9th, 2016|Physiotherapy Or Surgery|Comments Off on Physiotherapy And Massage Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Physiotherapy Or Surgery, What Is Best For Me?

It's important to know your options and have the facts before making a decision about your health and agreeing to any surgery. FACT - Surgery for common orthopaedic conditions often has no better results than physiotherapy intervention. While it does happen that some people require surgery for their injuries, often physiotherapy is the better option. [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Physiotherapy Or Surgery|Comments Off on Physiotherapy Or Surgery, What Is Best For Me?

Massage Therapy For Your Health

Massage therapy is one of the oldest therapeutic interventions known. For thousands of years, people have sought relief from massage therapists for injuries. Today's massage therapists are knowledgeable health practitioners with years of study in various areas of science and rehabilitation. The requirements to become a registered massage therapist in Ontario are very stringent, and [...]

By |October 10th, 2016|Massage Therapy|Comments Off on Massage Therapy For Your Health

Focus Physiotherapy For Sports Injuries

When it comes to participating in sports, we’re all at different levels. From weekend warriors to professional athletes, our patients run the range at Focus physiotherapy. Sports injuries are also quite varied, from mild to severe injuries we treat them all. Physiotherapy for a sports injury prevents the need for surgeries by up to 50%. [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Sports Injuries|Comments Off on Focus Physiotherapy For Sports Injuries

Treatment For Sciatic Nerve Pain

Focus Physiotherapy treats patients with sciatica, and while every patient's recovery for sciatica symptoms will take a slightly differed road, our registered health practitioners can guide you towards your maximum possible physical recovery from sciatic nerve pain resulting from a pinched nerve. Sciatica is defined as pain affecting the back and the hip with radiating [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Sciatica Treatment|Comments Off on Treatment For Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sports Massage Therapy: More Than Injury Treatment

Any injury to your body can be a setback. For an athlete, a customizable sports massage therapy treatment plan will ensure you are prepared to stay strong in the game, prevent injuries and speed up recovery time. If you’ve ever experienced a sports injury, you know how crucial it is to seek out the correct [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Sports Massage Therapy|Comments Off on Sports Massage Therapy: More Than Injury Treatment

Spondylolisthesis Exercises: Which Are Safe & Which To Avoid

Exercise is an important element in the effective treatment of lower back injuries. However, not all exercises are safe and some may even further damage your spine. For those with spondylolisthesis, knowing which will help to strengthen your back and which will further displace it can mean the difference between a functioning and non-functioning spine. [...]

By |August 15th, 2016|Spondylolisthesis|Comments Off on Spondylolisthesis Exercises: Which Are Safe & Which To Avoid

Top Benefits Of Hiking

If you’ve been feeling bored by the repetitive nature of your gym routine, have walked every trail and sidewalk in your neighbourhood or maybe just haven’t found the workout that suits you best, hiking might be the next-level exercise experience you’ve been looking for. Hiking can be a new and exciting way to escape from [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|Hiking|Comments Off on Top Benefits Of Hiking

Tips For Comfortable Driving

Staying safe while driving isn’t just about watching the road, it’s also about paying attention to your body. Below you’ll find some information and helpful tips to negate a variety of musculoskeletal problems as a result of sitting behind the wheel for long periods of time: Adjust your position Before you clip in the seat [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|Comfortable Driving|Comments Off on Tips For Comfortable Driving