Make Time For Yourself

Sometimes its easy to ignore those minor aches and pains that you feel day to day. Pushing through the pain/ignoring it can feel easier than actually confronting the problem and taking charge of your health. But you will feel so much better if you take the time to tackle the problem head on. Our physiotherapists can help relieve your pain. Whatever it is that’s bothering you, deal with it sooner than later. Taking care of your body now will make […]

Acupuncture

Acupuncture produces changes in nerves, muscles, connective tissue, and circulation. By stimulating specific points, acupuncture aids in healing and releases the body’s own painkillers: endorphin and serotonin. Acupuncture is useful in the treatment of: 📍Muscle pain and injuries 📍Hip and knee osteoarthritis 📍Neck pain 📍Chronic low back pain 📍Headaches (migraine and tension) 📍Fibromyalgia Our therapists will do a comprehensive assessment to determine the cause of your pain. Acupuncture is one of many techniques that your physiotherapist may use. ———————————————————————————- To […]

Shoulder Pain?

Shoulders can be drama queens (or kings). Even the littlest issues can create big problems! Maybe you washed too many walls. Maybe that box was too heavy. Maybe that last handstand push up was just one too many… or maybe you just slept funny. Whatever the reason, we can help! Shoulder pain is one of the most common reasons people book in for physiotherapy. If you are having shoulder pain then book in and get to the cause of the […]

Hurt At Work?

If you have experienced an accident or injury at work, we can help! We are an authorized physiotherapy provider with WCB. 💥Pro tip💥 You do not need a doctors referral to come in for physiotherapy related to your workplace injury, we can be your first contact! We will work with you through your recovery to make the whole process at smooth as possible. Your first visit will be an assessment with one of our amazing therapists to understand your unique […]

Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic symptoms can include lower back, hip, and leg pain. Numbness, tingling, or weakness in the buttock, leg, and foot. The sciatic nerve originates from your lower back, so even though you are having pain down the back of your leg, the issue could be coming from your back. Our physiotherapists in Edmonton and Stony Plain regularly treat sciatic nerve pain with excellent results. We will do a full assessment to determine the cause of your pain, as well as […]

Tennis Elbow – What Can Be Done?

Having pain around the outside of your elbow? It’s possible that you might have tennis elbow. What’s that? You don’t play tennis? It’s very common for this to occur even in people who don’t play tennis, or any other sport for that matter. It can be caused by any repetitive movement requiring extension of your wrist. The proper term for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. So what is tennis elbow anyways? Tennis elbow is the inflammation of the tendons on […]

All About Your Hip Flexors!

What Are Hip Flexors? Your hip flexors are a muscle group comprised of several muscles that cross the front of the hip. They are engaged when you bring your knee up towards your torso. Although there are numerous muscles that contribute to this movement, the ones shown in anatomy photo below are the main movers. If your hip flexors become injured or irritated, you may experience pain into your groin, top of your thigh, abdomen or even into your back. […]

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 […]