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Frozen Shoulder - A Physiotherapist's Role

Frozen Shoulder – A Physiotherapist’s Role  By Stacey Van Schyndel PT  Frozen Shoulder (or Adhesive Capsulitis) is a painful rheumatological condition that has no known origin and therefore cannot be prevented. It is more prevalent in women, individuals with diabetes, hyperthyroidism, low body mass index, and those of British descent. It usually affects individuals between the ages of 40-60. It can last anywhere from 4 months to 2 years and typically follows t...
Posted on 2024-06-24

Common Running Injuries and How to Prevent them

Common running injuries and how to prevent them By: Amanda Rusis Running is a great way to stay fit, relieve stress and enjoy the outdoors. However, like any physical activity, it comes with the risk of injury. Whether you are just starting your running journey or are a long-time runner, understanding the most common running injuries and how to prevent them is essential for staying healthy and injury-free. In this blog post, we will look at different types of running inju...
Posted on 2024-05-07

Concussions: What your Brain Needs

Concussion: What Your Brain Needs By: Marlee Moore, Exercise Therapist Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury induced by biomechanical forces, which can be caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or indirectly on another body area with an impulsive force transmitted to the head. Rest in the early phase of injury, especially in the first 24-48 hours, plays a critical role in recovery. Evidence suggests however that getting physical activity early (after 1-2 initial days of rest...
Posted on 2024-04-02

Defining Fascia and how Massage Therapy can help with Fascial Tension

Defining Fascia and How Massage Therapy can help with Fascial Tension By: Sarah Tyler  When it comes to massage therapy, there are several different structures in the human body that are involved, which can be treated both directly and indirectly. A big one that can affect our body function and mobility is fascia. Fascia is considered a connective tissue of the body - enveloping and connecting many different structures of the musculoskeletal system. It is made up of collagen and el...
Posted on 2024-03-06

Battle Cold Season with MLD

Battle Cold Season with MLD  By: Jaimee Copeman Cold season is here, and we all know how hard it can be to shake a cold. Interestingly, many individuals suffer from chronic nasal congestion following a cold which can lead to Sinusitis. Sinusitis, or inflammation of the sinuses, can occur after colds or an allergy flare up, which are both quite common this time of year. When mucus drainage becomes blocked, symptoms of infection or sinusitis can ensue. Sinusitis symptoms are runny nose ...
Posted on 2024-02-06
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