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Health Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy

By | Amazing Facts

Exercise during pregnancy offers various health benefits for pregnant women and their fetuses. Exercise has been shown to prevent excessive gestational weight gain, and decrease the risk of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, caesarean delivery, low back pain, pelvic girdle pain, and urinary incontinence. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, physical exercise does not pose significant risks for both…

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Use Your Benefits Before They Expire at the End of 2018

By | PainPRO News

Your extended health care benefits grant finite funding levels for some services, and the money does not roll over from year to year. If you don’t use them for health services before the year ends, then you will forfeit benefits that you or your employer have already paid for. This loss represents a missed opportunity to manage your injury, chronic…

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Scientific Studies Show High Success Rates with Shockwave Therapy

By | Stress Info

Painful conditions like plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, jumper’s knee or rotator cuff tendinitis, can erode your quality of life. In some cases, surgery might seem necessary, but shockwave therapy presents a viable alternative. Many scientific studies have demonstrated its value for relieving pain and regenerating soft tissue and tendons. These positive findings have made shockwave therapy a sought-after treatment in…

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Radial Shockwave Therapy proven effective for treating calcific tendonitis of the shoulder

By | Blog

May 3, 2016 — A single-blind, randomized, “less active similar therapy”-controlled study conducted by researchers at the Hospital of L’Aquila in San Salvatore, Italy, has found that Radial Shock-Wave Therapy (RSWT) is a safe and effective way of treating calcific tendonitis of the shoulder.  It has proven more effective in providing relief than other traditional interventions such as anti-inflammatory medications…

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painPRO Clinics excited to introduce Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Kinesiology Services!

By | Blog

painPRO Clinics excited to introduce Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Kinesiology Services! Vancouver, BC — painPRO Therapeutics is proud to announce we are expanding our Coal Harbour location! In order to facilitate interdisciplinary care, we are including Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Kinesiology professionals along with our Registered Massage Therapists!   At painPRO, we are dedicated to raising patients expectations for exemplary care, and by…

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Manual Therapy

By | Blog

Manual Health Care has grown and evolved dramatically over the last century, and never more so than today.   In 2015, evidence-based research seeks to guide practitioners to new approaches and perspectives in patient care. Interdisciplinary practices are ubiquitous, as patients benefit from the therapeutic versatility of teams of Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, and Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) working together. The different…

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Massage Therapy and Cancer Part 2

By | Blog, Cancer

Review of Part 1   Massage Therapy does not treat or cure cancer; it alleviates symptoms associated with cancer and cancer treatments.   There is no research demonstrating that Massage Therapy has any effect on the spread (metastasis) of cancer, for or against. The plausibility of the claim that massage can spread cancer is highly suspect, and not based on…

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Massage Therapy and Cancer – Part 1

By | Massage Research, Blog, Cancer, Chronic Pain

This blog will explore what Massage Therapy can and cannot do for individuals with cancer. It will explore the symptomatic relief supported by a large body of research.   Massage Therapy does not treat cancer   “There is no scientific evidence that massage can treat cancer. However, massage is commonly used to help people feel better and to reduce some…

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The Adventures of the Pain PRO

By | Blog

painPRO Clinics would like to announce a cartoon animation series ‘The Adventures of The painPRO!’ Who is ‘The Painpro’ you ask? Well, ‘The Painpro’ represents all of our patients and their adventures with pain! Season 1 starts April 30th 2015 please ‘Like’ our Facebook Page so you don’t miss out!  

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