Avoiding Back Strain with the Right Backpack

October 4th, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

It’s October, meaning the new school year is well under way. This is around the time when students with ill-fitting or over-filled backpacks start experiencing the first signs of back, neck, and shoulder strain. On average, a person who has … Continue reading

Meet Marco Sham, Physiotherapist

September 20th, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

Marco graduated from D’Youville College in the United States, where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. Prior to that, he completed his undergraduate Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree at Western University. He has a special interest in … Continue reading

Q&A with Physiotherapist, Dr. Marco Sham

September 6th, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

1)     What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a health care profession that provides rehabilitation and treatment for a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries, including but not limited to acute sports injuries, chronic pain, and vestibular disorders. Physiotherapy is an … Continue reading

Physiotherapist, Marco Sham on Sports Injuries

September 3rd, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

1)     How is treating sport-related injuries different from treating other types of issues (if they are)?  The main difference to me in treating sports injuries compared to other types of issues is to recognize the goals of the specific athlete … Continue reading

Question Corner

July 31st, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

Do you have questions about physiotherapy, chiropractic, sports training/recovery, yoga, nutrition, and more? Are you suffering with chronic or acute pain, inflammation, immobility, digestive issues, or stress? Find out how we can help you by sending us your questions! Simple … Continue reading

Suffering from Menstrual Pain? Try Acupuncture

July 24th, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

Painful menstrual cycles are something thousands of women endure monthly. Some experience mild discomfort in the form of cramps, others battle migraines, and many get nausea and dizziness. For the most part, women resort to pain medication or contraceptive pills … Continue reading

Common Summer Injuries: Biking The Wrong Way

July 21st, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

During the summer, people are encouraged to get some extra exercise by cycling to work or taking a ride around the neighborhood. There are, however, a few precautions that should be considered to avoid any injuries during the summer season. … Continue reading

Dr. Patti Farrel: All about Adjustments

July 20th, 2018  •  Filed under [Chiropractic]

1)     Can you talk about the difference between traditional chiropractic care and today’s more modern approach? With traditional chiropractic care, the treatments tend to gear more towards adjustments, resulting in quick treatments of 3-5 minutes. Today we move towards an … Continue reading

Common Summer Injuries: The Dangers of Wearing Flip-Flops

July 13th, 2018  •  Filed under [Physiotherapy]

While enjoying the summer, wearing shoes that are easy, inexpensive and keep the feet cool in the warm weather is not uncommon. Flip flops and sandals, while easy on your budget, are not easy on your body. The issue is … Continue reading

Q&A with Chiropractor, Patti Farrel

July 11th, 2018  •  Filed under [Chiropractic]

1)     What is chiropractic care? ‘Chiropractic’ comes from the Greek words ‘cheir’ and ‘praktos’, which translates to ‘Done by Hand’.  It is an evidence-based, non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors practice primarily using our … Continue reading

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