IMS can be a valuable treatment tool to release the deep fibers of the tight muscles, thereby improving flexibility and decreasing pressure on the joint, as well facilitate successful recruitment of the appropriate muscles to help provide support to the joint.
Movement is medicine for the body and core stability is a vital part to any injury recovery or prevention program. Breathing, stretching and strengthening exercises can improve your posture, relax tense muscles and provide an overall sense of well-being.
If you have lateral hip pain you can start to help yourself by not crossing your legs while sitting, standing equally on both legs, avoiding sleeping on the painful hip, stopping hip stretches and by modifying your activity until you see your physiotherapist for more advice specific to you!
Physiotherapy is a profession of physical medicine – which applies specific exercises and hands-on treatments to help optimize a person’s movement.
Osteoarthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints that involves the joint cartilage (the shiny and slippery surface on the end of the bone), the bone underlying the cartilage, and the joint lining and capsule.
Combining exercises to restore mobility and regain strength and function will get back to your previous activities and work sooner, as well as help to prevent any future injuries.
On September 20, 2017, Statistics Canada released a report indicating that up to 1/3 of Canadians are not sleeping well, or long enough. The reasons leading to poor sleep can be complex and multi-factorial – but sometimes it is because of pain.
95% of childhood constipation is known as “functional constipation”, meaning there is no specific structural abnormality or medical condition causing the constipation. However, if it is not treated properly, it can lead to structural changes in terms of sensitivity of the rectum and anus, setting up a vicious cycle of problems with pooping, making early recognition and treatment essential.
If you find you have persistent discomfort in your back, neck, or shoulders, we welcome you to visit us. Physiotherapy can be an effective tool for pain relief.
Many women have a fear of passing stool (aka pooping) while giving birth. But there can be an equal amount of fear when it comes time to have your first bowel movement after the baby has arrived.
We get you on the road to recovery and keep you there with our pro health tips.
We were recently featured by The Best Calgary in their review of Calgary Physiotherapy Clinics.