What type of running shoes should I be wearing this season?
What are the benefits of Clinical Pilates Physiotherapy for athletes?
How can I still keep running during this winter season without getting hurt?
I am so not used to this new Vancouver icy weather. I have hit the deck a few times this season, which has lead to some unexpected injuries. Do you have any tips for walking on ice to keep us safe this winter?
Can physiotherapy help Achilles Tendinopathy?
Should I apply heat or ice to an injury?
What are some of the best hikes to take in Vancouver this summer to get my body moving?
I have cancer and am currently going through treatment. Is it safe for me to exercise?
Why is it important to cool down or warm-up before exercising?
Is cracking your back or knuckles bad for you and what happens when a joint cracks?
After 6 weeks of having an anterior shoulder dislocation, would you suggest going back to lifting weights (powerlifter), and if so, is there any reccomendations of lifts that I should avoid for my life
Are hiking poles beneficial for hiking? What about walking poles?
How do I keep my back safe when I am gardening?
After having a baby I sometimes leak a little when I’m exercising or if I sneeze. Will this fix itself on its own over time or is it something physio can help?
Do you have any tips for running safely in the winter?
All this rainy Vancouver weather has really made it difficult for me to get outside and practice my normal excerise routine. I am tired of the treadmill and elepitical. I need some fun ideas to get my body moving during this rainy season? Any suggestions?
I fell playing dodgeball just over a week ago and hurt my ankle and heel. I have been to the hospital and they are not sure if it is fractured but they put me in a cast boot and recommended I get physio to prevent future problems with my heel. My foot movement is very limited and sore to walk on. Should I go back to a doctor or physio? I am a very active person and want to be able to get back to my activites as soon as I can.
I have pain in the back of my right knee when bending/kneeling and putting weight on it. is this an injury that physio can help with?
My arms fall asleep at night as if the circulation has been cut off. What could be causing this?
I find it so hard to stay motivated to exercise during Vancouver's fall/winter. It is so cold and wet. Any suggestions on fun ways to break a sweat indoors? I get bored at the gym.
I recently strained my neck and upper back. I have been going to massage therapy and have returned to work on a part time basis (I do gardening/landscaping) but I'm not 100% yet. Wondering if physio would help or is the exercise involved in my line of work enough?
I had a skiing injury, which resulted in a suspected undisplaced transverse fracture of the sacrum. Can physiotherapy help me? I am waiting for a CT scan to confirm.
I sprained my ankle about 10 days ago while out of the country. Not fractured. Now that I am home, how can I maximize recovery? Should I see a physio?
I've developed a lack of mobility and pain in my left wrist, that only became apparent when trying to perform push-ups. I am right-handed and have a desk job, and haven't traumatized the wrist (to the best of my knowledge) to warrant a sudden issue. Would physio be able to diagnose or help correct my issue?
I dislocated my shoulder 4 months ago and haven't received any care for it or worked out with it since then. I am 22 years old, healthy, and they told me the shoulder wasnt too badly damaged but I still have trouble sleeping with it over my head and sudden movement can cause slight pain and discomfort. I was wondering if it is too late for physio? Have I done myself in by not getting any help earlier?
I'm 18 years old and I have scoliosis. My family doctor wants me to visit a physiotherapist regarding the pain I have in my lower back. I'm not very familiar with physiotherapy so I wanted to know a little bit more about it and what would I be expecting and how treatment would work.
I have a sore elbow that seems to be getting worse. What would you recommend?
I have developed pain, sensitivities and intense muscle tightness throughout my groin and lower abdominal area. I am a 28 year old avid recreational cyclist and believe this may be a result of strains from the sport. I went through a bout of this two years ago and the only the option that helped was a couple months of rest. I'm at my wits end and need some help so I can stay active. Who can I talk to?
I have terribly tense and sore shoulders and back. I sit down all day at work and towards the end of the day it becomes really uncomfortable. Would this be something you could help me with?
Do you work with TMJ?
I Have had a few bad sprains in my 60 years. Currently suffering with a sore foot/ankle due to "torquing" when completing my golf swing. I golf from the right side and my left foot dislikes the experience. Is there anything I could do to lessen the soreness or eliminate it? I do ice it if required.
I felt a pull in my upper quad area after doing some lunges a few days ago - I went to practice soccer and when I kicked the ball and ran and stopped there is a lot of pain in the upper quad/groin area - Does this just need rest or would a physio benefit? It doesn't hurt when I walk but currently there is a dull pain present.
I have somewhat chronic lower back pain - some days are worse than others. I work standing up and do a lot of walking, what is the best course of action?
I have been diagnosed with Osgood Schlatter disease and I've had it chronically for more than 10 years. My knees have always been turned inward. Last week, I hurt my knee/shin area playing soccer. What is the best course of action for these separate issues? Could they be related?
When I’m swimming free-style laps my lower back hurts. To counter, I use a float between my legs hence no exercise for the lower body. Is it simply a matter of possibly weak abs/obliques?