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Justin Chen

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What are the symptoms of a concussion? Signs and solutions

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Concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury (TMI) resulting from blunt or sudden impact to the head or body, causing the brain to rapidly move back and forth, with some common causes being falls, sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents, or whiplash. This shock movement can result in the brain bouncing or twisting in the skull, prompting chemical changes in…

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How an orthopaedic assessment can set you on the right track to treating your jaw pain

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Did you know that jaw pain is the second most common reason patients seek physio and massage therapy after back pain? The condition can be incredibly uncomfortable, often involving postural imbalances and physical and emotional unrest. However, there are methods to help rectify this pain and set you back on the right track.  Understanding the cause  Jaw pain is a…

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Chiropractic Care Benefits For Treating Concussion Symptoms

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The CDC and the Brain Injury Research Institute estimate that anywhere from 1.6-3.8 million activity-related concussions happen every year in the U.S., and the Canadian Psychological Association reports that at least 210,000 concussions occur annually in Canada. [1] [2] Concussion recovery can be a long, slow process. In some cases, symptoms can linger long after the injury occurs. Unfortunately, time…

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Here Is How Physiotherapy Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

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Arthritis is a frustrating condition. You can’t make it go away, but physiotherapy can manage symptoms. Physiotherapy principles inspire multiple approaches that can: reduce pain improve function delay deterioration Almost anyone with arthritis, from emerging to severe conditions, could benefit from physiotherapy in Vancouver. Physicians sometimes even prescribe physiotherapy for arthritis for post-surgery patients.    Physiotherapy goals After an exam,…

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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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Physiotherapist hand massaging woman painful neck in physic room closeup back view. Recovery therapy

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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