Category: Physiotherapy

indicators that your sciatic Jan6th 2020

3 Indicators That Your Sciatica May Require Physiotherapy Intervention

Your sciatic nerves run from your lower back down your legs. People who suffer from sciatica typically describe a “shooting pain” sensation on one side of their body. While this condition does not always require medical treatment, physiotherapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of your other uncomfortable symptoms. So, how do you

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pre-hab Dec20th 2019

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

Are you in need of surgery in the near future? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport that puts you at risk of injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If you identify with any of these scenarios, you should consider preventative rehabilitation,

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so no to opioids, find relief with physiotherapy Dec10th 2019

Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs

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Physiotherapy a natural way Nov20th 2019

Physiotherapy: A Natural and Easy Solution for Shoulder Pain

Your shoulders are a complex part of your body – they are your most flexible and movable joints, consisting of multiple bones, muscles, and tendons. They provide you with a great amount of mobility, allowing you to perform many of your daily tasks, in addition to several exercise regimens. However, this also means that there

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everything you need Nov10th 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Your Sprains and Strains

We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor

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sprains and strains Aug15th 2019

Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pains! What You Need to Know and When to See a Physiotherapist.

There you are, walking through the park on a bright summer day when suddenly you find a hole with your foot. Before you know it, you are in pain, collapsed in a crumpled heap, hoping no one saw your graceful fall. What do you do? How do you know whether it is an injury that

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no more pain meds Aug10th 2019

Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physiotherapy Can Help Ditch the Pain Meds.

It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is a good reason for panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million

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upper crossed syndrome Jul20th 2019

Hunched Over Your Desk? Upper Crossed Syndrome Explained

If your mother is constantly telling you to stand up straight, if you find yourself with shoulder pain after a long day at work, or if you notice you are developing a hunchback, chances are you have Upper Crossed Syndrome (UCS).  UCS is actually a muscle imbalance in the head and shoulders that are often

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running injury Jul10th 2019

4 Common Running Injuries and How to Treat Them

Running is a great way to improve your health and stay in shape. Unfortunately, there are several types of sports injuries associated with running. SOS Physiotherapy provides the following 4 common running injuries and the best ways to treat them. Shin Splints Nearly every runner has experienced inflammation and pain in the tendons and muscles

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more energy Jun20th 2019

5 Quick Tips for Less Pain and More Energy

Millions of individuals live with varying degrees of pain while also experiencing limited amounts of energy. There are several quick and effective ways you can increase your energy levels while reducing pain. Incorporating physiotherapy into your regular routine is one way to limit pain. Call SOS Physiotherapy for more information regarding the use of physiotherapy

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