5 Essential Ski Exercises to Keep You Injury-Free on the Slopes

As winter approaches, most of us British Columbians can’t wait to hit the slopes for ski season. While skiing is an exhilarating, refreshing, and top-tier winter sport, it can also be dangerous if you’re not properly prepared. Take it from your local physiotherapists—it’s essential to prioritize your safety and well-being to make sure you spend […]

Use Your Extended Health Plan Before Year’s End!

As we approach the end of 2023, it’s time to reflect on the year that was, celebrate our health and accomplishments, and indulge in some well-deserved relaxation. Amidst the holiday hustle and bustle, it’s crucial not to overlook an often underutilized resource: your health plan! You’ve worked hard throughout the year, and now is the […]

Post-Marathon Recovery Physiotherapy Tips

If you’ve ever run a marathon, trained for a marathon, watched a marathon, or mentally mapped out how far 42 km truly is, you know that completing this race is a monumental achievement, showcasing not only physical endurance but also mental strength. However, the toll it takes on the body can be significant leading to […]

Prenatal Therapy 101: What You Need To Know

As an expectant mother, taking care of your body is paramount not only for your well-being and mental health but also for the optimal development of your baby. Prenatal therapy has a myriad of benefits to help make your pregnancy journey as seamless and healthy as possible. In this post, we’ll delve into the importance […]

Can Physio Help a Broken Bone?

If you’ve broken a bone in your life, you know that it is a painful and distressing experience. While the primary treatment for a broken bone is typically immobilization and medical intervention, physical therapy can play a crucial role in the recovery process. In this post, we’ll explore the role of physical therapy in healing […]

Relieving Cold-Weather Muscle Soreness: Easy At-Home Exercises

As the temperature drops and the cold November weather starts to set in, many of us will experience stiff and sore muscles. Whether you’re an athlete, an outdoor enthusiast, or simply braving the winter chill for errands, the cold can take a toll on your body. Luckily, there are various methods and easy at-home exercises […]

Top 7 Fitness Myths Debunked

In honor of Halloween weekend coming right around the corner, we thought it was time to uncover some of the spookiest fitness myths we’ve heard our patients say or ask about in our clinics. Physical fitness is a topic that’s often clouded by misconceptions. With so much information available, it can be challenging to separate […]

Is Physiotherapy Right for my Problem?

When faced with a physical ailment, be it a lingering sports injury, chronic pain, or the aftermath of surgery, many individuals wonder whether physiotherapy is the right solution for their problem. Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is a branch of healthcare that focuses on restoring, maintaining, and improving physical function and mobility. But how […]

Torticollis/Wryneck: What’s Going on and How to Get Some Relief

Have you ever experienced restrictive, intense pain in one side of your neck? Does the pain travel down to your shoulder blade? Is your head slightly tilted to the side with one shoulder higher than the other? If you’ve said yes to any of these symptoms, you might have encountered torticollis, often called “wryneck.” It’s […]

At-Home Workouts vs. Gym Workouts: Which is More Effective?

As Fall is now in full swing, many are starting to get into routine and set up their exercise regimen. When it comes to the classic workout, there are two primary options: hitting the gym or exercising in the comfort of your own home. Both fitness approaches have their merits, but which one is more […]