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GLA:DTM Canada Program for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

August 18, 2021

By Striowski & Associates Physiotherapy 


GLA:DTM Canada is a program at the forefront of therapy for helping people manage their own symptoms related to stiff and/or painful hips or knees and for those with hip/knee osteoarthritis. At Striowski & Associates Physiotherapy we have extensive experience helping [...]

Common Injuries in Kids

July 14, 2021

By Striowski & Associates Physiotherapy 


Let’s face it, they’re into everything, all the time, and you’ll never have enough eyes in your head to keep them out of mischief. Since your child getting injured is an inevitability, we’ve put together a list of the most common ways they might manage it, and what you [...]

Common Myths and Facts About Physiotherapy

June 15, 2021

By Striowski & Associates Physiotherapy 


There are a lot of myths out there about physiotherapy. While some of them might give us a chuckle, others might be putting people off from getting vital treatment that will enable them to live fuller lives. So, we wanted to set the record straight and let you know what [...]

What is a Metatarsal Stress Fracture?

May 12, 2021



Every spring we see injuries resulting from a sudden increase in physical activity. If you've recently taken up running, or stepped up your existing exercise routine, you might have found yourself developing pain in your foot. It’s tempting to dismiss it as just a normal side effect of your new regime, but it could actually be a [...]

Vestibular Rehabilitation for Vertigo and Dizziness

May 1, 2021

By Aaron Cheung, PT, MScPT, BASc


Did you know that there are many types of dizziness? In this article, I’ll discuss vertigo, a specific type of dizziness and one of its most common causes. I’ll also explain how a specific form of physiotherapy, known as vestibular rehabilitation, can help with [...]

Physiotherapy for Common Sports Injuries

April 6, 2021

By Helen Lee, PT, BScPT, MScCH


It’s spring, and that means getting outdoors for fresh air and exercise such as tennis, golf, jogging and cycling. This is a popular time for people to begin their sports, especially during a pandemic, where outdoor activities are safer. It is important to start with warm up exercises regardless of what sport you do. Starting with a brisk [...]

Physiotherapy for Back Pain

Feb 14, 2021

By Erdem Huner, PT, DSc, FCAMPT


Low back pain is one of the most common reasons that people visit their doctor or have to take time off work. As many as 4 out of 5 of us will experience an episode of back pain in our lifetime. The good news is that the overwhelming majority of people with low back pain will recover within a few months and half of those [...]

What is Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy?

Jan 15, 2021

By Striowski & Associates Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists with manual and manipulative therapy training use 'hands-on' treatment to help restore joint range of motion, muscle function, nerve mobility and to reduce pain. Treatment techniques may include joint mobilization or manipulation and soft tissue mobilization techniques. A comprehensive manual physiotherapy [...]

Can Physiotherapy Help Blocked Milk Ducts and Mastitis?

Dec 14, 2020

By Striowski & Associates Physiotherapy

Breastfeeding shouldn't be painful, but sometimes it can be if you have blocked/plugged milk ducts or mastitis. At Striowski & Associates Physiotherapy, we have several physiotherapists trained in the treatment of inflammatory breast conditions associated with [...]
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