Developments In Registered Massage Therapy

Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) as a profession has undergone significant developments since its inception.  Several decades ago, there were only two Schools in Canada (both in Ontario) offering Registered Massage Therapy qualifications.  However, in BC, there are currently four institutions offering massage therapy education programs which are registered with and accredited by the Private Career [...]

Developments In Registered Massage Therapy 2017-02-11T07:00:22+00:00

Physiotherapy for Persistent Headaches

Headaches are a fact of life but for some people, they can debilitating due to their intensity and/or frequency. There are also many different types of headaches which stem from of a wide variety of causes (i.e. from simply not drinking enough water to a brain tumour). One of the most common types of chronic [...]

Physiotherapy for Persistent Headaches 2017-01-27T07:00:18+00:00

Low Back Pain & Physiotherapy

If you have low back pain, chances are that your physician has suggested physical therapy before considering more drastic treatments like back surgery.  Our physiotherapists, at  Pure Life Physiotherapy and Health Centre Surrey, have extensive knowledge and experience in the treatment of this incredibly common condition.  It’s a fact that 80% of both men and [...]

Low Back Pain & Physiotherapy 2017-01-13T07:00:27+00:00

How Physiotherapy Can Help With Osteoporosis

What is Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is considered a bone disease that can strike both men and women at any age without any noticeable symptoms until of course, a person has a fracture.  Unfortunately, there is no single identifiable cause for this highly prevalent disease which can affect 1 in 2 people over the age of 50. [...]

How Physiotherapy Can Help With Osteoporosis 2016-12-27T07:03:55+00:00

7 “surefire” signs you haven’t fully recovered from whiplash or back injury in  a car accident!

  A car accident is like an earthquake… it can bring an abrupt stop to your active life. An abrupt stop in the form of whiplash or a back injury. And, you have to say bye-bye to your active life, sometimes you end up on bed rest until you are given a green light to move [...]

7 “surefire” signs you haven’t fully recovered from whiplash or back injury in  a car accident! 2016-10-14T05:33:02+00:00

7 Serious Ways How Pain Affects You

  If you have any joint or muscle pain it affects you negatively in more than one way. Do not wait for the pain to get worse. Here's 7 serious ways pain affects you: 1. You either can’t work at all, or suffer a nagging pain all day We have been through times when annoying pain [...]

7 Serious Ways How Pain Affects You 2016-09-29T17:32:03+00:00

Reduce Hand & Wrist Pain

Hand and wrist pain originate from two primary sources: overuse and injury. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the best known condition that causes hand and wrist pain from overuse and repetitive motion. It’s been estimated that 3-6% of the adult population – as many as 18 million people – suffer from this condition. Other Injuries to the hand and wrist are also common throughout [...]

Reduce Hand & Wrist Pain 2016-05-19T20:44:15+00:00

Balance Disorders & Dizziness: Causes & Treatment

Do you suffer from balance disorders or dizziness? Experiencing dizziness and vertigo? Almost half of all adults aged 18 and older experience vertigo, a sensation of whirling and loss of balance. 39% percent have feelings of unsteadiness and 36% suffer from dizziness. The these conditions occur together 69% of the time. Other symptoms include falling [...]

Balance Disorders & Dizziness: Causes & Treatment 2016-04-13T17:54:33+00:00

Top 7 Easy Fitness Tips To Follow Right Now

We sat down with our Fit Body Boot Camp Team to round up the top 10 easy fitness tips to help you get you strong and in shape before summer hits! Start implementing these tips, turn them into habits and you're on your way to the fitness lifestyle of your dreams. Well, not dreams, they're [...]

Top 7 Easy Fitness Tips To Follow Right Now 2016-04-06T22:21:42+00:00

Best Exercises After Birth

Exercising after giving birth may not be something new mums are eager to jump on board with but it can prove to be very beneficial for your body post-pregnancy. Gentle lower belly exercises and pelvic floor exercises are all it takes to help your body recover at this stage. Exercise can: Boost your mood by increasing the [...]

Best Exercises After Birth 2016-03-24T21:31:25+00:00