Back Pain and Physiotherapy

Back pain is super common, affecting over 80% of Canadians at some point in their life. That’s right, its likely that you will have an episode of back pain at some point in your life. But fear not! Most episodes of back pain do not cause lasting pain or dysfunction, you will be back to good in no time! Back pain can be mild, severe or debilitating. Symptoms may include pain in the back itself or pain that radiates to the […]

Plantar Fasciitis and Physical Therapy

What the heck is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis (“PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus”) is one of the most common foot conditions that may cause you heel pain. If you break the word down, the suffix ‘itis’ means inflammation, so plantar fasciitis means inflammation of your plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue (ligament) that starts at the bottom of your heel and connects to the ball of your foot. If this happens to get angry or irritated, it may […]