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Maximizing Performance and Preventing Pain: The Power of Prehab Physiotherapy
05Apr

Maximizing Performance and Preventing Pain: The Power of Prehab Physiotherapy

In the realm of physiotherapy and sports medicine, the term “prehab” has been gaining significant traction.…

How to Release Tension in Your Neck and Shoulders
22Mar

How to Release Tension in Your Neck and Shoulders

Do you often find yourself battling with tightness and tension in your neck and shoulders? You’re…

8 Reasons You May Experience Pain Under Your Right Shoulder Blade
15Mar

8 Reasons You May Experience Pain Under Your Right Shoulder Blade

Do you frequently find yourself wincing with discomfort under your right shoulder blade? You’re not alone.…

Debunking Myths about Shockwave Therapy
08Mar

Debunking Myths about Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy has gained significant popularity in Surrey BC and beyond as a non invasive treatment…

Your Comprehensive Guide to Cold Laser Therapy
01Mar

Your Comprehensive Guide to Cold Laser Therapy

In the ever-evolving world of modern physiotherapy, advancements continue to redefine our treatment approaches, providing patients…

Motor Vehicle Accident Care—How Physiotherapy can Help in Recovery
22Feb

Motor Vehicle Accident Care—How Physiotherapy can Help in Recovery

Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) can result in a range of injuries, from minor bumps and bruises…

Do I Have A Knee MCL Injury?
16Feb

Do I Have A Knee MCL Injury?

Knee injuries are, unfortunately, very common. We see patients coming into our Synergy Rehab clinic all…

Exploring the Power of Manual Therapy
09Feb

Exploring the Power of Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is a cornerstone of any physiotherapy practice, offering a hands-on approach to addressing musculoskeletal…

Finding Relief: Managing Neck Pain While Working from Home
05Feb

Finding Relief: Managing Neck Pain While Working from Home

In the era of remote work, neck pain has become a common ailment due to prolonged…

How Custom Foot Orthotics Enhance Mobility and Wellness
26Jan

How Custom Foot Orthotics Enhance Mobility and Wellness

Foot health is often overlooked, yet it plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. Whether…

Does Dry Needling Work?
19Jan

Does Dry Needling Work?

In the ever-evolving world of physical therapy, practitioners are constantly exploring innovative techniques to alleviate pain…

A Comprehensive Guide to Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
12Jan

A Comprehensive Guide to Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

Maintaining a sense of balance is crucial for our day-to-day activities, and any disruption in the…

6 New Years Fitness Goals Physiotherapy can Help you Achieve
05Jan

6 New Years Fitness Goals Physiotherapy can Help you Achieve

As we usher in another year, many of us embark on a journey of self-improvement, with…

Your Guide to Low Back Pain: Prevention and Exercises
22Dec

Your Guide to Low Back Pain: Prevention and Exercises

Low back pain affects people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you lead a sedentary lifestyle…

5 Ways Physiotherapy Can Make Your Holidays More Merry!
14Dec

5 Ways Physiotherapy Can Make Your Holidays More Merry!

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and indulgence. However, with all the festive…

5 Essential Ski Exercises to Keep You Injury-Free on the Slopes
08Dec

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…

Use Your Extended Health Plan Before Year’s End!
01Dec

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,…

Post-Marathon Recovery Physiotherapy Tips
23Nov

Post-Marathon Recovery Physiotherapy Tips

If you’ve ever run a marathon, trained for a marathon, watched a marathon, or mentally mapped…

Prenatal Therapy 101: What You Need To Know
23Nov

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…

Can Physio Help a Broken Bone?
10Nov

Can Physio Help a Broken Bone?

If you’ve broken a bone in your life, you know that it is a painful and…

Relieving Cold-Weather Muscle Soreness: Easy At-Home Exercises
03Nov

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…

Top 7 Fitness Myths Debunked
27Oct

Top 7 Fitness Myths Debunked

In honor of Halloween weekend coming right around the corner, we thought it was time to…

Is Physiotherapy Right for my Problem?
20Oct

Is Physiotherapy Right for my Problem?

When faced with a physical ailment, be it a lingering sports injury, chronic pain, or the…

Torticollis/Wryneck: What’s Going on and How to Get Some Relief
13Oct

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…

At-Home Workouts vs. Gym Workouts: Which is More Effective?
06Oct

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…

6 Reasons you May Have Back Pain on Only One Side
18Sep

6 Reasons you May Have Back Pain on Only One Side

84% of adults will experience back pain, specifically lower back pain, over the course of their lifetime.…

Yoga for Injury Recovery: 5 Gentle Poses
15Sep

Yoga for Injury Recovery: 5 Gentle Poses

When it comes to exercise that promotes health and wellness, yoga consistently ranks as one of…

Are Custom Orthotics Right for Me?
08Sep

Are Custom Orthotics Right for Me?

When you think of an orthotic, you probably picture those prepackaged shoe inserts on your local…

Top Physiotherapy Exercises to Improve Posture
01Sep

Top Physiotherapy Exercises to Improve Posture

As school is starting up, our children and teens will be sitting more at their desks,…

Fall Prevention Tips
18Aug

Fall Prevention Tips

Of course, anyone can fall. But as we get older, our risk of falling and its…

Summertime Injury Prevention Activities
18Aug

Summertime Injury Prevention Activities

There’s no place quite like BC in the summertime. For those of you seeking injury prevention…

How to Choose a Physiotherapy Clinic
11Aug

How to Choose a Physiotherapy Clinic

Physiotherapy clinics, like any other health institution, are governed by strict service standards and have different…

Everything You Need To Know About Cold Laser Therapy
11Aug

Everything You Need To Know About Cold Laser Therapy

What is Cold Laser Therapy? Cold laser therapy treatment makes use of intense beams of pure…

What is Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) Dry Needling?
28Jul

What is Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) Dry Needling?

What is IMS? Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) is a specialized physiotherapy treatment designed to alleviate chronic pain…

Restless Leg Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
21Jul

Restless Leg Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

        Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge…

What You Need To Know About A Concussion
14Jul

What You Need To Know About A Concussion

A concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury caused by a violent jolt, bump,…

8 Myths about Neck Pain
07Jul

8 Myths about Neck Pain

Are you guilty of believing in popular neck pain myths you come across on TikTok, Twitter,…

Why Squats Will Improve Your Overall Fitness
30Jun

Why Squats Will Improve Your Overall Fitness

If you’ve done a workout class recently, chances are the instructor got you to do squats.…

Why you should try Plyometrics Workouts
16Jun

Why you should try Plyometrics Workouts

Most of us have fallen into a repetitive workout routine. This makes sense! Once you find…

5 Health Benefits of Ocean Swimming
16Jun

5 Health Benefits of Ocean Swimming

Considering spending the day at the beach this summer but worried about being unproductive? Don’t worry.…

10 Best Exercises to Fix Shoulder Pain
05Jun

10 Best Exercises to Fix Shoulder Pain

If you close your eyes and bring awareness to your shoulders, chances are you’ll feel some…

What is Vestibular Therapy?
26May

What is Vestibular Therapy?

Are you experiencing dizziness or balance issues? Vestibular rehabilitation therapy may be the fix for you.…

How to Train for Your Summer Hike
19May

How to Train for Your Summer Hike

You’re probably thinking, don’t you just train for hiking by going on hikes? You’re correct, however,…

4 Most Common Summer Sports Injuries
19May

4 Most Common Summer Sports Injuries

I think we can all agree that the warmth of summer is a welcome relief from…

Crash Course on Shockwave Therapy
03May

Crash Course on Shockwave Therapy

Despite its name, shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that involves no “shock” at all. Instead,…

6 Steps You Should Take After You’ve Been in a Car Accident
21Apr

6 Steps You Should Take After You’ve Been in a Car Accident

If you’ve ever been in a car accident before, you know that it can be stressful,…

Knee Pain: When to see a Physio for your Hurt Knee 
21Apr

Knee Pain: When to see a Physio for your Hurt Knee 

Anyone can be a victim of a knee injury, whether you are a professional athlete, a…

5 Best Tips for Injury-Free Rock Climbing
21Apr

5 Best Tips for Injury-Free Rock Climbing

Looking for fun Spring activities to do to keep your body moving? What do you know…

5 Physiotherapy Exercises for Hamstring Injuries
21Apr

5 Physiotherapy Exercises for Hamstring Injuries

Spring is just around the corner! Now that the days are getting longer and the weather…

How Plantar Fasciitis Affects You
31Mar

How Plantar Fasciitis Affects You

Have you heard of or ever suffered from plantar fasciitis? In simple words, it is the…

What is Postnatal Physiotherapy?
31Mar

What is Postnatal Physiotherapy?

Postpartum or postnatal physiotherapy treats women after giving birth. Having a baby affects the mother physically,…

10 Tips to Prevent Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries
27Mar

10 Tips to Prevent Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

One of the greatest advantages of living in Vancouver in the wintertime is ski season. Escaping…

Health Benefits of Massage Therapy
13Oct

Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is one of the oldest stress management techniques in the world. Therapists apply different…

All You Need To Know About Shockwave Therapy
13Oct

All You Need To Know About Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is a type of treatment that uses high-energy sound waves to break up tissue…

Benefits of Active Rehabilitation Therapy
24Jun

Benefits of Active Rehabilitation Therapy

After a long illness, the first common thought of every individual is to be fit and…

Understanding Kinesiology: Key Benefits and Uses
02Jun

Understanding Kinesiology: Key Benefits and Uses

The way our bodies function impacts nearly every facet of our lives, and as such, it’s…

All About Intramuscular Stimulation And When You Should Opt For It

The theory of inserting needles into the body to relieve pain is nothing new. People recognize…

5 Sleeping Positions to Relieve Back Pain
09Mar

5 Sleeping Positions to Relieve Back Pain

Getting enough rest is crucial to your long-term health and overall wellbeing. However, if you experience…

Everything You Need to Know About Shockwave Therapy
03Dec

Everything You Need to Know About Shockwave Therapy

Living with chronic pain or recurring conditions can have a huge impact on your quality of…

Different Types of Rehabilitation Therapy and Their Unique Benefits
29Oct

Different Types of Rehabilitation Therapy and Their Unique Benefits

Your doctor may recommend rehabilitation therapy to help you recover from a serious injury, surgery, or…

Kinesiology Tape: What is it? How Does it Work?
08Oct

Kinesiology Tape: What is it? How Does it Work?

Kinesiology is a study of movement. It uses muscle monitoring techniques to identify issues with the…

Preventing Injuries While Raking
01Oct

Preventing Injuries While Raking

As the colder seasons quickly approach, leaves have also begun changing colours and falling from the…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments
24Sep

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common hand condition that causes pain, tingling, and numbness in the…

4 Ways to Naturally Relieve Arthritis Pain
17Sep

4 Ways to Naturally Relieve Arthritis Pain

Arthritis refers to a large range of conditions that cause pain, inflammation, and decreased range of…

How to Improve your Posture
10Sep

How to Improve your Posture

Posture is the position you hold your body in when you stand, sit, and lay down.…

Visiting Chiropractors: What to Expect, Treatments, Benefits
03Sep

Visiting Chiropractors: What to Expect, Treatments, Benefits

Chiropractic care, also known as chiropractic adjustment or manipulation, is a hands-on, non-invasive, drug-free practice to…

Custom Made Orthotics for Feet Pain
27Aug

Custom Made Orthotics for Feet Pain

If you’ve had discomfort or pain in your feet before, you’re most likely familiar with insoles.…

Managing Back Pain While Flying
20Aug

Managing Back Pain While Flying

During 2020, we all felt the restlessness that came with being confined to our homes. With…

Tension Headaches vs. Migraines
13Aug

Tension Headaches vs. Migraines

We all know the feeling of a headache coming on. Reaching for the bottle of pain…

Dynamic vs. Static Stretching: What’s the Difference?
06Aug

Dynamic vs. Static Stretching: What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re an athlete or just working out at home, proper stretching is an important step…

Ice vs. Heat: Deciding Which to Use for an Injury
30Jul

Ice vs. Heat: Deciding Which to Use for an Injury

Pains and injuries are a part of life. People face bruises, headaches, sprained muscles, and arthritis…

A Guide to Acupuncture: The Procedure, Risks, and Benefits
23Jul

A Guide to Acupuncture: The Procedure, Risks, and Benefits

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medical practice that has been used for thousands of years. It…

A Guide to Tennis Elbow: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention.
16Jul

A Guide to Tennis Elbow: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention.

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a type of tendonitis. It is a painful condition that…

Relieving Neck and Back Pain at Your Desk
09Jul

Relieving Neck and Back Pain at Your Desk

Why are you feeling neck and back pain at your desk? You may not realize it,…

A Guide to Massage Therapy: 4 Types and their Health Benefits
02Jul

A Guide to Massage Therapy: 4 Types and their Health Benefits

Massage therapy is a type of physical therapy that involves the pressing and kneading of soft…

Chronic Joint Pain? Shockwave Therapy may be your Solution
25Jun

Chronic Joint Pain? Shockwave Therapy may be your Solution

Shockwave therapy is an advanced, modern treatment method for ligament, muscle, bone, capsular and tendon injuries.…

Preventing Common Injuries During a Run
21Jun

Preventing Common Injuries During a Run

Whether you’re a novice or serious runner, running related injuries are relatively common. Even though it’s…

Swedish Massage: All that you need to know

Swedish massage: All that you need to know There is no denying how strenuous life can…

Benefits of Active Rehabilitation
25Aug

Benefits of Active Rehabilitation

What is Active Rehabilitation? Active Rehabilitation is a light exercise program designed by a Kinesiologist or…

ICBC Canadian Road Accidents
18Aug

ICBC Canadian Road Accidents

We all got Goosebumps when we hear about the accident. Suddenly a thing clicks the mind…

Experiencing Dizziness, Chronic Headache, and Imbalance? Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy can help!
30Jun

Experiencing Dizziness, Chronic Headache, and Imbalance? Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy can help!

Are you experiencing dizziness, ringing and pressure in your ears?  Do you often experience symptoms like…

Heal Causes of your Shoulder Pain with Physical Therapy
30Jun

Heal Causes of your Shoulder Pain with Physical Therapy

Do you have shoulder pain? Did you know that the shoulder pain can be an outcome…

Suffering from Sciatica Pain? Top Indicators that you must see Physiotherapist
30Jun

Suffering from Sciatica Pain? Top Indicators that you must see Physiotherapist

For sure, pain in your back is a real annoyance. Back pain can greatly interrupt your…

Arthritis Pain can drive you Insane – Top Best Methods to Relieve Arthritis Pain
30Jun

Arthritis Pain can drive you Insane – Top Best Methods to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Beyond a shadow of a doubt, pain can drive people insane. Pain not only affects your…

How Physiotherapy Can Help With Back Pain

If you’ve ever had any type of back pain, you’ll know that it can range anywhere…

Top Most Common Sports Injuries and their Treatment (Demo)

Are you fond of watching and playing sports? Or are you an athlete by yourself? Playing…

Top Reasons why you should seek Acupuncture Treatment (Demo)
03Mar

Top Reasons why you should seek Acupuncture Treatment (Demo)

In this technological age, digital devices have not only restricted your body movement, but it brings…

Benefits of Rehabilitation Treatment after Surgery (Demo)
22Feb

Benefits of Rehabilitation Treatment after Surgery (Demo)

Rehabilitation takes effort and time, but it’s worth it! People who have just had their surgery…

Experiencing Muscle Pain? Best Ways that can help you Reduce Pain (Demo)
16Feb

Experiencing Muscle Pain? Best Ways that can help you Reduce Pain (Demo)

Muscle Pain can be annoying and often aching- it is one of the side effects of…

Is Back Pain Driving You Insane? Important Tips that can Help Ease Back Pain (Demo)
11Feb

Is Back Pain Driving You Insane? Important Tips that can Help Ease Back Pain (Demo)

Have you ever experienced a pull in your back muscles? There are chances that you have!…

10 Reasons Why you should Seek a Massage Therapist (Demo)
05Feb

10 Reasons Why you should Seek a Massage Therapist (Demo)

Have you ever heard someone saying ‘No’ to a good massage? Probably, you haven’t! Because they…