Category: Physiotherapy

Ditching the Drugs: Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

November 10th, 2019

It is no secret that pain is an annoyance that can sometimes hinder your quality of life. However, it can also be your body’s way of sending you a message. Sometimes pain can be a result of an underlying condition that you might not even know about. Medication can be used to provide short-term relief,

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How to Solve Your Aches and Pains Once and For All

October 20th, 2019

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff and achy, as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? Everyone wakes up feeling like this from time to time – you might have had a tough workout the day before, you might have spent an excessive amount of time on your feet

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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physiotherapy Can Help

October 10th, 2019

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in

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5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

September 20th, 2019

Stretching is an important part of physiotherapy, and many physiotherapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility, which can alleviate pain

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How to Make Your Stress-Related Headaches Disappear

September 10th, 2019

Did you know that headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world? They can impact your quality of life and make it difficult to function normally. Luckily, headache relief can be found through physiotherapy. South Sherbrook Therapy will work with you to provide pain relief from headaches, in addition to any other

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7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

August 20th, 2019

For many of us, staying in shape can turn into an “all-or-nothing” attitude. Maybe we had a long day at work, or maybe we have to drive our kids to their extracurricular activities, or maybe it’s dark and cold and we simply don’t want to put in the effort. These are common excuses, and we

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Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

July 20th, 2019

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physiotherapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role. The foods you eat work to fuel your body and eating the right ones can help you recover

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physiotherapy

July 10th, 2019

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are

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Benefits of Physiotherapy

June 10th, 2019

The Manitoba Physiotherapy Association (MPA) describes physiotherapists as “primary health care professionals with a significant role in health promotion and treatment of injury and disease.” Physiotherapists combine their in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose, and treat symptoms of illness, injury, or disability. The Canadian

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The Right Footwear for Your Foot Type

May 20th, 2019

Spring is here and everyone is taking advantage of the beautiful weather by running more outside. Proper footwear selection is beneficial to help decrease the risk of injury or chronic pain. Everyone’s feet are made differently and our running mechanics are as well. There are 3 general foot types and there is the right type

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