Spinal Disc Herniation

Spinal Disc Herniation

Ask a Physiotherapist Spinal Disc Herniation Have you ever been shovelling snow or lifting a heavy box and felt pain shoot down your leg? This may be a symptom of a spinal disc protrusion or herniation. Spinal discs sit between the bones of your spine (vertebrae),...
Slip and Fall? Physiotherapy can help!

Slip and Fall? Physiotherapy can help!

Physiotherapy Advice Slip and Fall? Physiotherapy can help! Winter brings icy driveways and walkways, increasing the risk of slip and falls. The resulting injuries range from mild ligament sprains to fractures, which can permanently affect your mobility and...
The Benefits of Being A Multisport Athlete

The Benefits of Being A Multisport Athlete

Physiotherapy Advice The Benefits of Being A Multisport Athlete The Benefits of Being A Multisport Athlete People often ask physiotherapists whether it is better for young athletes to focus on a single sport or to participate in many different athletic endeavours....
Shoulder Arthritis

Shoulder Arthritis

Physiotherapy Advice Shoulder Arthritis October 12 is World Arthritis Day. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of arthritis affecting nearly 1 in 6 Canadians. OA typically results from joint overuse, traumatic injury, and poor movement patterns. It begins with small cracks...
Meniscal Tears

Meniscal Tears

Physiotherapy Advice Meniscal Tears Meniscal tears are common knee injuries that affect athletes and non-athletes alike. The meniscus is a C-shaped cushion of cartilage between your thigh and shin bones. It acts to absorb shock and stabilize the knee. Each knee has...