According to a variety of sources under the U.S. National Institutes of Health, between 50 and 100 million adults suffer from chronic pain. And the Canadian Community Health Survey reports about 1 in 10 Canadians aged 14-44 also experience chronic pain. Typically, the first place people go to seek diagnosis and treatment for chronic [...]
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Physiotherapy For Pre-surgical and Post-surgical Patients The ideal time to begin physiotherapy is before an orthopedic procedure, not after. Research evidence suggests that physiotherapy intervention before orthopedic procedures such as joint replacement “aids the postoperative (functional) recovery” of some patients.* More specifically, clinicians interviewed by this writer report that orthopedic procedure patients recover more quickly [...]
What's the difference between chiropractic and physiotherapy? Ever since the first reported chiropractic manipulation was performed by Daniel Palmer in 1895, the field of physical medicine has been split into two competing schools of thought for treating common back pain. But today both chiropractors and physiotherapists are professional healthcare providers working side-by-side to aid patients [...]
Fitbody Boot Camp - A Fitness Program That Keeps You Coming Back Fitness Classes Surrey, BC If your serious about fitness, you know the number one challenge is staying motivated. It's easy to get into a rut, skip classes, or plateau with your conditioning. When that happens, you probably sit there in your [...]
Pain Relief For A Bulging or Herniated Disc About Spinal Decompression If you have persistent back pain, especially low back pain, you have probably heard the terms traction and spinal decompression. Patients ask us all the time if we "do traction or spinal decompression." That may be due to the widespread impression that [...]
Most people have heard about multiple sclerosis (MS), but don't know much about this autoimmune disease. It's a debilitating and progressive condition that affects the brain and spinal cord. Normally, nerves are encased in a thin and protective insulating coating called myelin. Multiple sclerosis causes the immune system to 'turn on itself' and eat away [...]