Physio Articles

Informative articles by our registered therapists to help you better understand your injuries and ailments, and to have a deeper understanding of why and how we treat your conditions.

BODY ROLLING: A new way to enhance flexibility and well being.

Man working on legs with foam roller

How often do you get a tight area in your back that you’d love to get rid of? Or a tense band in your buttock or hamstring that has plagued you for weeks? Have you noticed that your shoulders round forward, and you’re tight across the back of your shoulders? […]

Treatment Options for Hip Osteoarthritis

Woman laying on her back holding her knees up to her chest to do a hip stretch

Hip osteoarthritis is a common condition that involves the degeneration of the articular cartilage of the hip joint. If you have this condition and are noticing an increase in pain and a decrease in physical function you may be wondering what treatment options are available to you. With osteoarthritis of […]

Bone Health and Exercise

Elderly man holding his cane in front of him

Optimal bone health is a serious consideration in people approaching mid-life. It is common knowledge that bones become more brittle as we age. What may be less recognized are the factors we can control through exercise and nutrition in the first half of adult life that have a direct effect […]

Keeping you work-safe, and out of the physio clinic.

Three men repelling with safety gear

  As a physiotherapist, I assess and treat injuries that occur in the workplace. These can be sudden (acute), or gradually over time (overuse). Overuse injuries come from repeated stresses that cause micro-damage of muscles, ligaments, or joints. Over time the micro-damage turns larger, and pain and weaknesses become apparent. […]