Fall Prevention

Man and woman walking together through park with ski poles

While many people consider seeing a physiotherapist to help with their recovery after an injury or surgery, few consider scheduling a physiotherapy appointment for injury prevention. When it comes to fall prevention, we observe and assess functional movements including your walking pattern, balance and lower extremity strength. A personalized program […]

Shoulder Health

Man laying down on massage table getting his left shoulder worked on

Get Your Head Around Your Shoulders this Summer! With summer fast approaching, many of us are jumping back into one or more of our favourite fair weather activities, be it golfing with an orchard view, volleyball on the sandy beach, swimming in the crystal clear Okanagan lakes, playing tennis with […]

DeQuervain’s Syndrome and Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy Can Help with DeQuervain’s Syndrome Do you experience pain in your wrist near the base of your thumb? Did it come on gradually? Is it sore when you move your thumb or wrist? Does it hurt to grip, write, garden, hold a cup of coffee, cut vegetables or pick […]

Running techniques to race fast and remain injury-free.

A woman running on a stone path along a beach while the sun sets behind her

This is the time of year where you are starting to ramp up your training for triathlons and running races. It has been shown that as many as 80% of runners sustain a running-related injury in a given year. So what are the reasons for so many running injuries? And how can […]

Swim techniques to race fast and remain injury-free.

Woman kicking off the wall when swimming, hands above her head

Swimming has a relatively low risk of sport related injury, yet, swimmers often complain of shoulder pain. This can be caused by muscle overuse and incorrect technique. By making stroke adjustments, you can not only minimize pain and prevent injury, but also improve performance. The Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia […]

Shoulder Pain

Man getting shoulder massaged by a massage therapist

Do you lie awake at night with an aching shoulder? Do you feel sharp grabs of pain while reaching up into the cupboard or into the back seat of your car? Did your shoulder pain start one day without any injury that you can remember? Shoulder pain can keep us […]

The Latest on Lower Back Pain

A man holding his lower back because of pain

The Latest on Lower Back Pain With all of this mild weather we have been experiencing in the Okanagan it really does feel like spring is just around the corner. I’m sure many of you have started to do some work in your yards in preparation for the gardening season. […]

Bladder Incontinence

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This one’s for the ladies. Ladies, have you notice the increase in the number of bladder leakage commercials on TV these days? Brands like Poise and Always have caught on that there are a large number of women who experience bladder leakage on a daily basis. These commercials are great […]

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)

Lady getting acupuncture needles in her legs

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS): What is it and how can it help get rid of your chronic pain? In this article I am going to focus on the treatment of chronic muscle and nerve pain and why it can be so difficult to find a solution for this type of pain. […]