Deep tissue massage is a popular treatment choice for people who suffer from muscle tension and soreness. This type of massage uses deep, slow strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. While it can be more intense than other types of massage, deep tissue massage can offer significant relief for chronic pain and tension. Deep tissue […]

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Pre-surgery physiotherapy is primarily to begin to strengthen the muscles for better outcomes post-surgery and a faster recovery. By putting in the work and priming the muscles and joints prior to surgery, the motor patterns are already engrained, so that post-surgery exercises have a head start. Exercises from physio can also help boost lung and

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Sacroiliac Pain Your sacroiliac (SI) joint is a big joint at the bottom of your spine. SI joint problems cause a different type of low back pain. You may feel this pain in your buttock or the back of your thigh. Chiropractors treat this type of pain with chiropractic adjustment. The chiropractor might also teach

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How to avoid “traveller’s thrombosis” or “economy class syndrome”? When sitting for long periods of time, the risk of thrombosis increases. This serious condition is also known as “traveller’s thrombosis” or “economy class syndrome” and refers to a blood clot formation in the deep leg veins caused by prolonged sitting with bent legs and restricted

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What happens at an orthotics assessment? For custom prescription orthotics, a health professional performs a thorough health history, including an assessment of your height, weight, level of activity, and any medical conditions. A diagnosis and determination of the best materials and level of rigidity/flexibility of the orthotics is made, followed by an impression mold of

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How Can Massage Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain? Massage therapy has been shown to be an effective way to relieve pain, and can specifically help to alleviate lower back pain. When your core and lower back muscles are tight, they can apply pressure to the sciatic nerve or can trigger points around the nerve. Massage helps to soothe

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