Category: Health

Sciatica Pain relief

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

June 22nd, 2020

Are you in need of surgery in the near future? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport that puts you at risk of injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If you identify with any of these scenarios, you should consider preventative rehabilitation,

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Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

June 8th, 2020

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs

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Discover How You Can Become Healthier, Stronger, and More Active With Physiotherapy

May 18th, 2020

A healthy, strong, and active lifestyle is what everyone strives for. However, it is not always easy to obtain, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. The very thought of going out and exercising with your aches and pains may leave you feeling uncomfortable. However, there is fortunately a simpler solution to gaining the active

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The Top 5 benefits

The Top 5 Benefits of Physiotherapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

March 20th, 2020

Back and neck pain can have several underlying causes. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar disc herniation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs experience “wear and tear,” typically due to aging. When the

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Vitality Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre

An Update on COVID-19

March 19th, 2020

A Statement From Our Owners: As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues, we are keeping a close eye on Public health and College recommendations to ensure the safety of our clients and our staff. The health and safety of our community is our number one priority. The Vitality Standard is our answer to the challenge of not only

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find better balance

Find Better Balance By Strengthening Your Core

March 10th, 2020

Core strength training is a powerful and effective part of physiotherapy. Your core is comprised of a set of muscles that anchor your center of gravity. This allows you to maintain your constant balance, whether you are moving or standing still. By strengthening your core with physiotherapy treatments, you can improve your balance and correct

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indicators that your sciatic

3 Indicators That Your Sciatica May Require Physiotherapy Intervention

January 21st, 2020

Your sciatic nerves run from your lower back down your legs. People who suffer from sciatica typically describe a “shooting pain” sensation on one side of their body. While this condition does not always require medical treatment, physiotherapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of your other uncomfortable symptoms. So, how do you

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pre hab

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

January 7th, 2020

Are you in need of surgery in the near future? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport that puts you at risk of injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If you identify with any of these scenarios, you should consider preventative rehabilitation,

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so no to opioids

Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

December 20th, 2019

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs

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Low Section Of Woman Standing On Bosu Ball

7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

November 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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