Stretching, Or Not Stretching?

Up up until around 10 years back, many people stretched prior to workouts by holding a position without moving until it was uncomfortable. It was thought that stretching would lengthen muscles and enhance physical performance. Then researches started to turn up that demonstrated that pre-exercise stretching actually minimized sports performance. This suggested that for optimal …

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Treatment of Back Pain

Many people will suffer from pain in the back at some point in their lives. Pain in the back is very typical amongst athletes and could be the result of spine injuries such as fractures or sprains. Accidents, falls and direct blows to the back can likewise cause back. Pain in the back includes pain …

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Nutrition and Physiotherapy

The significance of “nutrition” is the act or procedure of nurturing or being nourished. Nevertheless, for many individuals, their way of eating does little to nourish their bodies and even promotes disease. At Vancouver Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic we treat a number of clients who fall under this category and suffer from such conditions as …

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Prevent Yoga Injuries

The most usual yoga injuries occur as a result of repeated pressure on the wrists, shoulders, neck, knee, spine column, hamstrings and the sacroiliac joint (which links the spinal column and the pelvis).  Yoga is a great addition to any sort of physical health and fitness program, but you can come to be harmed while …

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Therapeutic Massage for Posture Correction

At Vancouver Physio and Sports Clinic we offer therapeutic massage services to aid in posture correction.  When a person has forward head posture, they regularly suffer from a variety of discomfort issues, including strain in between the shoulder blades, neck discomfort, migraines, rigidity and general pain throughout the body. The contracting of the muscles makes …

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Dry Needling Therapy

Dry needling is a method that has been shown to be effective in relieving trigger points. Not to be confused with the practice of acupuncture, dry needling is being used successfully by physiotherapists who are appropriately trained in this method. There are two categories of dry needling: superficial dry needling, and deep dry needling. As …

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Symptoms and Treatments for Whiplash

Symptoms of whiplash are: Pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulder and lower back. Headaches in the back of the head. Pain and/or tingling in the arm. Lightheadedness. Ringing in the ears. Blurred vision. There may be cognitive troubles such as lack of concentration and memory loss. Psychological issues; sleep problems, depression and irritation.   …

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Soft Tissue Therapy?

Soft tissue therapy is a form of treatment that targets the muscles, tendons, fascia and connective tissues that are underlying the skin. Injuries such as pulled muscles, strains, contusions, sprains and tendonitis can cause a significant amount of pain, especially on a chronic basis. So soft tissue therapy strives to improve blood flow while also …

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Exercise Therapy and its Benefits

At Vancouver Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic, exercise therapy is one of our specialties! We work with each client’s unique physical needs to develop a regimen of physical exercises and activity that will help you to achieve your therapeutic objectives. Exercise therapy can serve as an extremely effective method for restoring healthy musculoskeletal function and movement …

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Massage Therapy

At Vancouver Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic, we offer massage therapy services to help you overcome a wide range of ailments and injuries, from sports injuries, to strains and sprains, repetitive strain injuries and even tension-related stress and pain. Massage therapy can be used to treat many conditions, from migraines and headaches, to chronic pain and …

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