Physical therapy (also known as physiotherapy) is a method of treating patients of all kinds to prevent diseases and conditions, alleviate pain, restore balance and recover from injuries. Today, our Nepean physiotherapists present you with 5 signs that physiotherapy might be able to help you.
The Nepean Sports Medicine Blog
Welcome to the Nepean Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Centre blog, where we provide lots of helpful tips, news, information and advice about physiotherapy and massage treatments, as well as general health and wellness, in Nepean and Ottawa.
Physiotherapy is a great method for treating patients of all ages in order to restore their body function, alleviate pain and prevent disease. Here, our dedicated physiotherapist team in Nepean walk you through 5 of the ways that physical therapy can improve your health.
A shoulder separation often happens in snowboarding, during a fall into the side of the body or the shoulder. When the shoulder contacts the solid hill, the joint is stretched or torn which causes pain, apprehension to move your shoulder, and a lack of available movement.
A “Fall On the OutStretched Hand”, or FOOSH injury, is group of injuries termed by its mechanism of injury and occurs with a fall. This type of injury is common on the ski hill, especially with beginners.
Your pelvic floor muscles contribute to your core strength, support your bowel, bladder, and sexual function, and they are key factors in reducing lumbopelvic (low back / pelvis) pain.
This blog comes in response to a recent "mommy and baby" presentation Victoria Goodman, our in house Pelvic Physiotherapist, did in the Ottawa area. It was a great time hanging out with the new moms, seeing so many cute infant smil...
It is that time of year again ... when people make new years resolutions and aspire to change something in the coming year, 2019. Though many would say, if you want to make a change you do not need a certain day to do it. That da...
We have all experience pain at some point in our lives, but have you ever wondered what pain is, how we come to feel it? The key link and element is your brain! Your brain is your message processing centre, but can become faulty with repeated stimulus, resulting in altered pain perception and sensations.
What prenatal & postnatal issues can massage therapy treat?
When pregnant your body’s blood volume doubles, which makes you more prone to issues such as swelling or stiffness. Our massage therapist i...