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Justin Chen

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Best Physio Stretches Before Bed for Better Sleep

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When seeking physiotherapy Burnaby residents often tell us they have trouble falling or staying asleep at night. One thing we recommend is to spend 20-30 minutes stretching to relax the body and prepare the mind for rest. Here are a few physio stretches to try before bed to get a better night’s rest. 1. Legs up the wall This is…

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Physiotherapy Relieves Painful Symptoms of Chronic Stress

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Chronic stress symptoms impose pain on your body. Not only do you have the mental pressures behind your stress to contend with, but you suffer physically. The pain interferes with sleep that only adds to the cycle of tension that makes true relaxation impossible. Fortunately, relief of these symptoms is possible with physio in Vancouver.   Physical symptoms of chronic…

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Chiropractor Dr. Simar Brar’s 5 Tips for a Healthy Spine While Working from Home

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Now, more than ever, working from home has become the norm! We are committed to helping our patients maintain a healthy work-life balance with minimal impact on their posture and overall spinal health since ergonomics at home may not be the most ideal. Sitting for long hours with poor posture can stress your musculoskeletal system (your muscles, joints and spine);…

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Closeup rear low angle view of an early 60's senior gentleman having some back pain. He's at doctor's office having medical examination by a male doctor. The patient is pointing to his lumbar region.

5 common and preventable injuries seen by physiotherapists

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Whether you’re an athlete or simply lead an active lifestyle, it’s common to experience certain aches, pains and injuries. While our Surrey physio will gladly create a treatment plan to help you recover, it’s important to know that some of the most frequently treated injuries are preventable. Here are five common, preventable injuries seen by physiotherapists.     1. Ankle…

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A girl receiving CST treatment. Osteopathic Manipulation and CranioSacral Therapy for children and adults

3 physical therapy myths busted

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There is a lot of misinformation floating around about what physical therapy is and what it isn’t. To many, it may seem like it’s “just stretches” or “just massage.” This is understandable if you’ve never had personal experience with a licensed physical therapist. However, physiotherapy is so much more than that, and almost everyone can benefit from it. Let’s bust…

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How Physiotherapy Can Help Manage Pregnancy Pain

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Pregnant women often experience lower back pain or pelvic pain as the pregnancy progresses. Some studies show that physiotherapy can be more effective for some pregnant women who experience these types of pain than other leading pain management treatments. If you are experiencing pregnancy pain and considering physiotherapy in Surrey, our pain management professionals from painPRO are here to help….

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Ways Stress Affects Our Health and Daily Lives

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According to multiple reports and surveys, Canadians report feeling more stress in the past few years. Many people feel stressed due to worries about the future, jobs, family issues and more. It helps to understand how stress negatively affects people and how to reduce it.   How stress affects health Stressful situations can cause the heart to beat faster and…

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Clinical Pilates 101: Everything You Need to Know Before Your First Session

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When you hear the term ‘pilates,’ you may be intimidated as the name is often associated with intense workouts.  But before you psych yourself out of something that could provide much-needed relief and results, it’s crucial to note the difference between regular and Clinical Pilates.  painPRO Clinics wants to help you feel better with our specially curated services suited to…

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Feel Good about Physio: 3 Benefits of Going to a Professional

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With so many different outlets available at our disposal, it’s easy to feel like we have everything at our fingertips to become a self-certified health guru. But before you get carried away, hold on. It’s true when they say that it’s best to leave some things to the professionals. We’ve all been there. You’re scrolling through Instagram or TikTok, and…

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