Can You Exercise With A Bad Back?

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 [...]

Can You Exercise With A Bad Back? 2018-04-23T15:14:55+00:00

5 Great Things To Do In Surrey If You Didn’t Have Back Pain

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 [...]

5 Great Things To Do In Surrey If You Didn’t Have Back Pain 2018-04-17T19:36:36+00:00

Everyday Activities That Can Count As Exercise

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 [...]

Everyday Activities That Can Count As Exercise 2017-05-05T10:57:30+00:00

Stopping Stress From Getting In The Way Of Your Health Goals

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. [...]

Stopping Stress From Getting In The Way Of Your Health Goals 2017-04-30T15:25:51+00:00

Why Chocolate Can Actually Be Good For You

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 [...]

Why Chocolate Can Actually Be Good For You 2017-04-20T12:18:55+00:00

5 Realistic Ways To Stay Active & Healthy

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 [...]

5 Realistic Ways To Stay Active & Healthy 2017-04-13T11:19:07+00:00

Pregnancy and Physiotherapy

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 [...]

Pregnancy and Physiotherapy 2018-06-30T06:48:27+00:00

7 Ways To Deal With Knee Pain

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 [...]

7 Ways To Deal With Knee Pain 2017-03-24T07:00:34+00:00

Causes Of Hip Pain In Women

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 [...]

Causes Of Hip Pain In Women 2017-03-10T07:00:25+00:00

Pulsed Wave Treatments in Physiotherapy

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 [...]

Pulsed Wave Treatments in Physiotherapy 2017-02-25T07:00:57+00:00