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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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