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Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Helps Ditch the Pain Meds.

March 10th, 2019

Instead of turning to pain medication to mask the pain, look to physiotherapy to really feel like your old self again. A sudden injury or accident can turn a normal life totally upside-down. Whether it is a car accident, a slip and fall, or even a workplace injury, once an injury happens, it is difficult

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5 Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Athletes

February 20th, 2019

As an athlete, you already know that you’ve got to maintain optimal health if you want to keep playing the sport you love. Physiotherapy with an experienced physiotherapist is a big part of that, especially when you’re recovering from an injury. One of the main parts of a good physiotherapy regimen after an injury involves

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Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

February 10th, 2019

According to the Canadian Government, at least 6 million Canadians are living with chronic pain (pain lasting longer than three months). As if this isn’t a troubling enough trend, in recent years, physicians have been prescribing more and more prescription pain medications, including opioids. In the year 2013 alone, physicians prescribed nearly a quarter of

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