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When will Physiotherapists be authorized to order X-Rays and Ultrasounds?

In the province of Ontario, physiotherapists are trained and authorized healthcare professionals who should be authorized to independently order diagnostic imaging such as X-rays and ultrasound scans. This means that patients who visit a physiotherapist could receive a diagnosis and begin treatment without having to see multiple healthcare providers. This is a positive development for [...]

By |January 13th, 2023|Physiotherapy Or Surgery|Comments Off on When will Physiotherapists be authorized to order X-Rays and Ultrasounds?

Rebuilding Strength: How Physiotherapy Can Help with Knee Injury Recovery

  Knee Injury Recovery: How Physiotherapy Can Assist in the Healing Process Knee injuries can be extremely debilitating, often causing significant pain, reduced mobility, and difficulty performing everyday activities. While rest and medications may provide some temporary relief, they are often not enough to fully address the underlying issues and promote long-term recovery. This is [...]

By |January 11th, 2023|Knee Braces, Knee Injury, Knee Pain, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Rebuilding Strength: How Physiotherapy Can Help with Knee Injury Recovery

Orthotics and Physiotherapy: A Dual Approach to Healing

  Orthotics and Physiotherapy Orthotics and physiotherapy are two effective treatment options for individuals who experience foot pain, especially those who work in occupations that require standing for long periods. Both of these treatments can help to alleviate pain, improve mobility, and prevent further injury, making them valuable options for anyone experiencing foot pain. Orthotics [...]

By |January 9th, 2023|Orthotics, Physiotherapy Or Surgery|Comments Off on Orthotics and Physiotherapy: A Dual Approach to Healing

Massage Therapy vs. Physiotherapy

  What is the difference between a massage therapist and a physiotherapist? The main difference between a massage therapist and a physiotherapist is the focus of their practice. Massage therapy primarily aims to provide immediate relief from pain and muscle spasms, while physiotherapy focuses on rehabilitation of muscle and joint function for longer-term results. Massage [...]

By |January 8th, 2023|Massage Therapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Massage Therapy vs. Physiotherapy

The Importance of Physiotherapy Treatment After a Car Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident, you may be dealing with a variety of physical and emotional challenges. One of the most effective ways to recover from these challenges is through physiotherapy treatment. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of physiotherapy after a car accident and why it is [...]

By |January 1st, 2023|Car Injury, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on The Importance of Physiotherapy Treatment After a Car Accident

How a Concussion Affects Your Body and Overall Health & Wellness

With professional athletes going public with their concussion experiences, there has been an extensive study into sports-related concussions over the past decade. Considered mild traumatic head injuries, concussions are still of concern due to the potential for long-lasting emotional and behavioural effects. Concussions can occur at all levels of sports participation, but can also affect [...]

The Best Custom Orthotics and Knee Braces

Whether you have a knee injury, knee pain or arthritis, knee braces can offer the support required to improve mobility and relieve pain. There are many types of knee orthotics available, from one-size-fits all options to completely customized orthotics designed to fit your knee and condition perfectly. Knee braces are ideal for postoperative recovery, ligament [...]

Injury vs. Trauma: What’s the Difference?

When going to the hospital, patient care is organized based on the severity of their injuries. This triage classification system is designed to address the most important needs first. In this way, medical professionals can prioritize their efforts and help as many people as possible. Unfortunately, the injuries suffered by trauma patients are often so [...]

A Brief Guide to Concussion Recovery in Adolescents

What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that occurs as a result of trauma or injury to the head. A blow to the head or neck—or even a sudden jolt such as whiplash—can cause your brain to move and bounce around inside your skull. This can damage brain cells and change your [...]

Tennis Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment of the Common Elbow Injury

If you’ve ever played racquet sports, you may have experience with tennis elbow. This common condition is a form of tendinitis that causes pain in the elbow and arm. It’s often the result of repetitive motions, like gripping a racquet between the thumb and first two fingers. This repetition can put a strain on the [...]

Spinal Decompression: A Safer Option Than Surgery

If you’ve never experienced lower back pain, chances are you will at some point in your life. Studies show about 80% of adults suffer from this condition. Because so many working Canadians sit at a computer for hours a day, lower back pain has become one of the leading causes of missed work and job-related [...]

Hip Injuries: How Orthotics Can Help

Custom orthotics can help treat a number of conditions including problems with the hip. Orthotics are specially designed devices that control foot function and they can correct alignment issues in your feet and legs to improve stability and alleviate pain. Custom orthotics are very different from over-the-counter insoles because they are specially made to conform [...]

Whiplash Injuries and Missed Diagnoses of Traumatic Brain Injury

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board estimates there are about 160,000 car accidents in Canada each year. Of those, nearly 2,900 end in deaths. For those who survive, many suffer muscle, nerve and spine injuries. Motor vehicle accidents can also cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). This type of injury often occurs when the skull hits stationary [...]

Health and Wellness: Does our society have it backwards?

Consider this: is it possible that as a society, our notions are wrong when it comes to health and wellness. We are sick and seem to only be getting sicker, we are living longer but it’s time to address the quality of how we age. I think we have it backwards, and it's time to [...]

Bum Knee: Cycling with a Knee Brace

Leading an active lifestyle can have many benefits, such as keeping muscles and joints strong. Exercise may also reduce bone loss and improve arthritis. Cycling is a low impact form of exercise, which is effective in recovering from certain leg injuries and pain like arthritis. It can strengthen the joints and muscles without putting too [...]

What to Do If You’re Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents can scary, causing you to become confused and distracted. However, it’s important to keep a clear mind and obtain crucial information after an accident. Step 1: Ensure passengers are safe The first thing to do after an accident is to ensure that everyone is safe and uninjured. If anyone is injured, immediately [...]

How to Recover from a Sports Injury like a Pro

Being seriously injured while playing sports can be quite traumatic and have a huge impact on your life. It can become frustrating, especially if the injury affects your mobility. It’s important to be patient with yourself when healing to regain your strength properly and avoid the risk of further injury. Here are some tips on [...]

Custom Orthotics: What They Are and How to Find Good Ones

The purpose of insoles is to cushion your feet and provide support where needed. Orthotics do just the same but are customized to your specific needs and are made to correct your foot imbalance. They are placed inside your footwear to reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into alignment [...]

Exercises to Minimize Pelvic Pain

This article best suits anyone who works out regularly, particularly doing Olympic-style weightlifting. If you are also thinking of increasing the intensity of your workouts and want to minimize the negative impacts related to the pelvic region, then this article is also for you. This article is also suited for you if you have had [...]

This Stretch Relieves Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, Achilles Pain, and Heel Pain

Training hard often leaves you with stiff or painful joints, especially when you go to sleep at night. One has to be careful when dealing with joints, as they can be easily injured, and they tend to heal rather slowly. However, joint issues can put a serious damper on your training. There is an exercise, [...]