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so no to opioids

Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

September 20th, 2019

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in North America misused the painkilling drugs they

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Herniated Discs

Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

August 20th, 2019

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and inter-vertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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sciatica symptoms

Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physiotherapist

April 20th, 2019

Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,” it doesn’t always require

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