Back Pain

10 Reasons Why You Should See A Physiotherapist

Published: March 11th, 2019
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Whether you’re an elite athlete or a couch potato, you can benefit from seeing a skilled, experienced Physiotherapist. If you’ve sustained an injury at any point in your life, chances are you’ve sought help with your recovery from a Physiotherapist. However, you do not necessarily need to have an injury to get assessed and treated by a Physiotherapist. Physiotherapists can help in a variety of ways to improve your quality of life, physical function and…

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Why Do People Live With Treatable Pain?

Published: December 20th, 2018
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Why do people live with treatable pain?  The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage”. Every person will experience pain in some form throughout their lives. It can be dull, sharp, last for minutes or last for years.  No matter if it is from an injury, disease or part of a condition, it can impact your life. Ongoing pain…

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Why Do I Still Have Whiplash Pain After All These Months?

Published: November 21st, 2018
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Chronic whiplash…is this pain treatable? Why do you still have pain in your neck many months after a motor vehicle accident?   Whiplash is a term used to describe an injury to the neck that involves a rapid backward and forward movement with a great force, such as a car accident. Whiplash is the most common non-fatal injury associated with a motor vehicle accident. The medical injury name involving this force to your neck is…

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Massage for The Stress Response

Published: May 16th, 2018
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Human Beings are amazing creatures. Today, observing the Pandas in their enclosure at our local zoo, two watchers, a man and a woman gladly gazed as mama panda was reclining against a large rock. As she calmly crunched down on her favorite bamboo chew, I noticed the two humans starting to stir. Why? Because they were situated near a waste basket: Hornets were examining the inventory and began to protect their booty. The woman, fanning…

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Why is Massage so beneficial?

Published: March 17th, 2017
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There are so many benefits to Massage. If we view Massage as a treatment rather than an indulgence, would we value it more and therefore, view it in a different light? I know… we all have a visual of a Massage room. Some see it as a relaxing place. Others, a table in a closed space with a strong Therapist waiting to treat us. These visuals are somewhat true, but even so, there are tremendous…

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The Lower Back Pain Remedy

Published: September 14th, 2016
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Lower Back Pain – The Real Deal, from Someone Who Knows! So here’s a story almost everyone has heard: “I was bending over putting on my socks when all of a sudden my back seized up on me!” Or “I was bending over to get something off the floor when I had to cough. I had this sharp pain and I couldn’t stand up straight for a week!” Lower back pain affects 75% of the…

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