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12Sep 2014
Asthma and Physiotherapy

Asthma is a most common respiratory chronic disease and involves 24 million persons in the United States. It is a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Asthma is characterized by narrowing of bronchial airways, reversible expiratory airflow obstruction, and spasm of the respiratory tract. Asthma can severely affect a person’s quality of life and physical activity. […]

24Jul 2014
Can a physiotherapist help a patient with Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition that usually manifests itself in movement difficulties that worsen with time. Typical indications and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include: Shakes Tremors Loss of facial expression Impaired balance Stiffness Degraded posture Slowed movement Impaired balance Many high-profile celebrities such as Michael J. Fox and Mohammad Ali are affected by […]

24Jul 2014
Chiropractic at home

When you hear the term “Swedish massage,” you might think that someone’s talking about a new, exotic, unfamiliar massage therapy treatment. They aren’t. In fact, they’re talking about the most common type of massage therapy out there—Swedish massage is the same as classic massage. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be excited when you […]

23Jul 2014
What is Meniere’s disease?

Persistent dizzy spells make you sick and miserable and can disrupt basic daily functions. Even chores and errands are hard to complete when the world won’t stop spinning. Long-term solutions to dizziness can and should be discussed with a doctor, but if you’re suddenly hit with a dizzy spell, you can take several steps in […]

22May 2014
Orthotics, do I need them for flat feet?

Even the most common of callouses can become life threatening for a diabetic. Avoid major problems by keeping an eye out for diabetic complications. Here are the big issues to watch for. Neuropathy There are many reasons diabetics have to take special precautions with their feet. Reason number one is neuropathy. Neuropathy is nerve damage […]

22May 2014
Health Benefits of Acupuncture

In times of pain and sickness, patients typically turn to the traditional route: visit the doctor and get a prescription. However, many people are finding that this method fails to completely relieve their pain. They then turn to less conventional methods—like acupuncture—to seek additional relief. Acupuncture stands out among non-traditional treatments because it has been […]

23Apr 2014
Physiotherapy: How it Helps Your Heart

Physiotherapy and Heart Health The impact of heart disease is significant, since it affects the quality of life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal to 2,200 deaths […]

17Mar 2014
Myofascial relaease

5 Signs You Need Chiropractic Care in Toronto What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word chiropractor? If stiff muscles or chronic back pain come to mind, you’re getting close to the source. In actuality, chiropractors care for the spine, which houses the centre of the nervous system. Your nerves can […]