Read informative articles written 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.
We all get aches and pains. Many of us have tight muscles. So what’s an effective treatment your physiotherapist can provide? Acupuncture and Intra-Muscular Stimulation (IMS) are two effective treatment options. They are used to treat a variety of conditions such as the neck and back pain you experience; but […]
With the fall clock running down, many of us weekend warriors are being chased down by the injury bugs. Following a long, hot season of pounding the trails, it’s not uncommon for some aches to show to up. For both the avid year-round runners and the warm-weather aficionados, the mileage […]
Introduction: dizziness is not necessarily vertigo! Have you ever experienced dizziness and the Doctor tells you it is vertigo? Yet you are not responding to the vertigo treatment? There is a chance that the symptoms are not from a classic BPPV (benign positional paroxysmal vertigo) because there are many other […]
Have you ever noticed how, once you hurt yourself, that area seems to get re-injured? For example, you stub your toe on something, and then proceed to stub the same toe twice more in the same evening? One of the explanations behind this frustrating phenomenon has to do with proprioception: […]
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 […]
Cycling orchard lined roads, touring between vineyards, cruising the Kettle valley railway, flowing down trails at Smith creek, or eagerly awaiting completion of the Okanagan rail trail – cycling offers something for everyone in the beautiful Okanagan. After an injury or surgery, my patients commonly ask “do you think I’m […]