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Frequently Asked Whiplash Questions - Answered

  •  November 2, 2017
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

Whiplash injuries occur when the head is rapidly moved forward and then backward. Most often we relate whiplash to a car crash, but it can occur from falls, sports, or fun activities such as roller coaster rides.

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The Basics of Stroke Rehabilitation

  •  October 5, 2017

“A stroke happens when blood stops flowing to any part of your brain, damaging brain cells. The effects of a stroke depend on the part of the brain that was damaged and the amount of damage done.” There are over 50,000 new strokes every year in Canada.

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Physiotherapy for Rotator Cuff Injuries

  •  September 5, 2017
  •  By: Leanne Loranger, PT

When one of the muscles of the rotator cuff is injured, it can affect the function of the entire rotator cuff and result in shoulder pain. Physiotherapists provide treatment to address pain, improve flexibility, and gradually progress exercises.

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What is Cupping and Does it Work?

  •  August 1, 2017
  •  By: Leanne Loranger, PT

Cupping, the treatment used by professional athletes and Olympians, is gaining popularity. But what exactly is cupping and does it even work?

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Low-Impact Exercise

  •  June 30, 2017

It’s easy to become intimidated by the world of fitness. The best exercise is the one that you will do, so if some of the “intense” activities you see on TV or done by a friend aren’t for you, low-impact exercise may be the answer.

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