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You’ve Heard About Concussion, But Have You Heard About CTE?

By | Pain Info, Headaches

Concussion – The Movie Based on a true story, the 2015 film, Concussion is centred around the prevalence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) amongst NFL athletes. Will Smith portrays Dr. Bennet Omalu, a pathologist who discovers that many former players have developed severe long-lasting brain damage post-retirement, leading them to suffer from problems such as memory loss, aggression, and increased…

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Effective Sitting Posture for the Office

By | Pain Info, Blog

  Proper Sitting Posture   If you work in an office, you have probably used a standing desk or an ergonomic chair before. Posture has been a hot topic of discussion in recent years. There is no shortage of advice to be found about proper sitting posture. There are dozens of products that can be purchased with the promise of…

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5 Tips to Kayaking With Proper Form

By | Blog, PainPRO Sports

  Kayaking is a Year-Round Activity Even though it is winter in Vancouver, kayaking is still a great way to spend a clear day out on the water. You may be thinking that kayaking is pretty self-explanatory and does not require much instruction, but just like any other activity, there are proper ways to paddle that will reduce the incidence…

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RMT Massage Therapy: Long Treatment Outcomes

By | Massage Research, Swedish Massage Therapy

Longer Massage Therapy Treatments As a part of a series on lengths of massage therapy treatments, we have analyzed longer 60-minute massage therapy treatments to compare the results. We have many Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) who excel at manual therapy to reduce pain, improve movement, relieve muscle tension, and more. This RMT analysis was done in order to contrast the…

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Common Injuries at PainPRO clinics

By | PainPRO News, Pain Info, General Pain Issues, Injury Prevention

General Areas of Concern and Modalities As a growing multidisciplinary clinic, painPRO Therapeutics offers various treatment modalities for an assortment of injuries that a patient may encounter. As we offer registered massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic care, and kinesiology services, we provide additional clinical research and track statistics through treatment charting in order to analyze different kinds of outcomes. Injuries also…

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The Importance of Nutrition in Sports

By | Nutrition

Why do we eat? Energy is the answer. Food fuel’s our body and therefore it is crucial to take in the right nutrients before and after a workout to maintain optimal performance and recovery.    Don’t cut the carbs Many diets tell us to cut the carbs. It is really important to know what you’re eating or not eating and…

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How Physio Can Help You Prepare to Sports in September

By | Blog

Many student athletes only consider treatment after they have been injured, but the truth is that regular work with a physical therapist before and during the season can actually help you become a better player and improve your overall performance.   Below are a few ways our practitioners can prepare you to go back to your sports teams when school…

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PainPRO Named Best Physiotherapist in the City by the Vancouver Courier

By | Blog

Every year, the Vancouver Courier asks its readers to vote for the best services and products in the Vancouver area. Being nominated as a city favourite is a high honor, and PainPRO is thrilled to announce that Vancouver residents have named the clinic as their top pick for physiotherapy services.   Recognition as the community’s favourite physiotherapists is something that…

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City Square ICBC Demographics

By | Blog

To contrast and compare our ICBC Demographic statistics with other locations, we conducted an analysis of 182 patients with ICBC claims at our painPRO City Square location within the full calendar year of 2018.   Our City Square location offers all therapeutic disciplines for motor vehicle accident related treatment, including registered massage therapists (RMTs), physiotherapists, chiropractors, and kinesiologists.   The…

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