Shockwave Therapy

SHOCKWAVE THERAPY Shockwave Therapy is an effective, non-invasive therapy used for the healing of soft tissue injuries.  It uses an acoustic wave to carry high energy to the chronic painful area.  The high energy, in turn, promotes regeneration and repair processes, resulting in accelerated healing, decreased pain, and increased mobility. …

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Beginner Strength Training Tips for Women

Beginner Womens Strength Training Tips  This is for those who are just starting out strength training or want to get serious about it & contains some beginner womens strength training advice ! Please note that these tips can also include those who have worked out with machines or even with free …

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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

While it is a quickly growing field, there are still quite a few misconceptions about what it actually means to be a Naturopathic Doctor, or simply, ND. I personally see this every time I meet new people and tell them about what it is I do. Soon after informing them …

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Concussion Management in Vaughan

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs due to the brain being shaken inside the skull. When sustaining a concussion, there are four other parts besides the brain that can be affected. These may include your inner ears, neck, eyes and all of the connections between them. It …

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Shin splints

What are Shin Splints? Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome, are the most common cause of lower-leg pain in athletes. “Shin splints” refers to a number of conditions that cause diffuse pain along the inside shin. These conditions include injury to: -Calf muscles, such as the soleus, tibialis posterior, …

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Sport Performance Needs Rotation

Watch any sport performance closely and you will notice that most, if not all, of these activities have a prominent rotational component. LETS EMPHASIZE SPORTS PERFORMANCE NEEDS ROTATION! Thus we need to TRAIN THE BODY IN ROTATION !! Ironically, when we look at many strength and conditioning programs for athletes, …

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Read Me If You Have Knee Pain!

Physiotherapists with manual and manipulative therapy training use ‘hands-on’ treatment to help restore joint range of motion, muscle function, nerve mobility and to reduce pain. Treatment techniques may include joint mobilization or manipulation and soft tissue mobilization techniques.

Read Me If You Have Knee Pain! Acknowledgement to sportsmedinfo.net for the image Knee pain can be the result of injury, as well as from mechanical imbalances and other problems. In fact, knee arthritis is the single greatest cause of chronic disability among US adults age 65 and older. Every …

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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)

Jaw Pain in Vaughan? Physiotherapy should be your first choice! Jaw Pain or Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction can be a temporary nuisance or a life-altering problem. When TMD is less severe you may have trouble biting down on harder foods which can cause jaw pain throughout the joint, it’s annoying but not …

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