Let’s talk about exercising and back pain… Last week one of my patients asked me a question… And it’s one that always gets asked, no matter the time of year! “Is it ok to exercise when my back is hurting? I’ve just got into a good routine sticking to the gym and working out three [...]
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British Columbia is home to many picturesque places and fun things to do. From beautiful scenery on walks and hikes to shopping and beaches. We really do have it all. Living in Surrey means we can walk along sandy beaches, explore the areas past and hike through trails filled with natural beauty. But, if you’ve [...]
A client said this to me last week: “I wish I could go to the gym but it’s difficult to find the time! Are there things we can do everyday (without going to the gym), that count as good exercise? I don’t always want to go to the gym and the thought of going for [...]
The other day I was out in Surrey for a coffee, and overheard a conversation on the table next to me between two women with newborns and it went like this: FRIEND 1: “Wouldn’t it be nice to have 5 minutes to yourself?” FRIEND 2: “I’d love it, but I just don’t have the time. [...]
Yes, you read the blog title right... Chocolate CAN actually be good for you, and has plenty of health benefits too - so you don't have to beat yourself up! Of course, there's a reason doctors and health professionals aren't telling you to go to the nearest store and stock up on as much Hershey's [...]
A few weeks ago some of our patients were chatting while enjoying a cup of coffee and the conversation was all about wanting to get fitter, but why it's so hard to stay in shape sometimes. They all agreed that they knew they needed to exercise, sleep more and eat healthier. But knowing and doing [...]
At Pure Life Physiotherapy in Surrey, we receive enquiries from more and more pregnant women about helping them with back pain issues and preparing them for an easier labour experience. Fortunately, most people are now beginning to realise that physiotherapy is not just to help them recover from an injury. Reasons For Taking Part In [...]
One of the most common problems that we deal with at Pure Life Physiotherapy Surrey is Knee pain. This common problem can affect both young and old. The source of the pain can be any of the bony structures that make up the knee joint, such as the femur, tibia, fibula, the kneecap, or the [...]
Most women, at some point in their lives, will experience hip pain. This pain, however, is not always the result of the same cause. Consequently, it is important for a proper diagnosis of the cause so that the proper treatment can be prescribed. What Doctors Will Consider According to orthopaedic specialists, hip pain should normally be [...]
Pulsed Wave or therapeutic shockwaves have been used for decades in the elimination of kidney stones. While using them to break up kidney stones, doctors and patients noticed improvement in chronic musculoskeletal conditions located in areas that received the treatment and the tissue in those areas healed much faster when patients underwent pulse therapy. Noting [...]