Physiotherapy Blog

Mistakes to Avoid After Knee Replacement

September 30, 2020

Nearly 75,000 knee replacements were performed in Canada in 2018–2019, making it one of the most common orthopedic procedures performed. Knee replacement surgeries are an effective and safe way to help patients improve mobility, quality of life, and resume normal activities. Research shows that 82% of total knee replacements are still successfully functioning after 25 years. Patients…

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Recovery After Knee Surgery

September 14, 2020

Knee surgery (replacement or other) is becoming more and more common as people are living longer than ever before. Many questions arise when trying to make the decision to have replacement surgery. Will my knee pain go away? When will I be able to return to the activities I used to enjoy? Will I lose…

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Back Pain: Scoliosis

August 31, 2020

Scoliosis is an abnormal side to side “S” or “C” curvature of the spine that often leads to pain and discomfort especially during the growing years. Most cases have no identifiable cause and are often classified as congenital or developmental. The degree of curvature can range from mild (<20 degrees), moderate (25-40 degrees), to severe…

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Shoulder Pain: Forward Shoulder Posture

August 11, 2020

Shoulder injuries are among the most commonly treated conditions we see here at the clinic. Although there is no cookie-cutter approach for these types of injuries, a lot of shoulder pain is preceded by having forward shoulder posture. Forward shoulder posture narrows the tunnel that shoulder muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bursa need to slide through.…

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