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How to Keep Stress at Bay Over the Holidays

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The holiday season can be a stressful time of year for everyone. Shopping for gifts, planning festive events and managing other details that go into making the holiday season a success can take a toll on your psyche, but learning how to control stress levels effectively can help you make it through the season without losing your sanity.  By following…

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Tips for staying active when it gets cold in Metro Vancouver

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Staying active is important even during the coldest days in Metro Vancouver. You might find it difficult to stay active and motivated when the cold weather sets in. However, finding ways to continuously engage in physical activities can be good for both your physical and mental health and may help you beat the wintertime blues.  Here are some great tips…

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4 Common Winter Injuries

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Winter is a time for fun in the snow, holiday gatherings and other special events, but the season can also bring certain dangers that put your health and safety at risk. Some types of injuries are known to occur more frequently in the winter, and physiotherapy can help you get back on track if you end up hurting yourself. Here…

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Boost Your Mood This Winter With These 4 Exercises

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If the cold days of winter leave you feeling blue, there are things that you can do to boost your mood so that you can make it through the season with a better mindset. Certain exercises that are designed to promote a better mind body connection can be performed to help elicit more positivity in your life and improve your…

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Health Conditions and Concerns that Physiotherapy Can Address

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Physiotherapy is a type of treatment that can help alleviate the unpleasant symptoms of certain health conditions and concerns. A physiotherapist can use a variety of manual techniques and guide you through certain exercises that may offer you the most beneficial results and return you to healthy living faster. Seeing a trained professional who practices physiotherapy in Vancouver may be…

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4 Exercises to Manage Back Pain

By | Blog, Low Back Pain, Chronic Pain

4 Exercises to Manage Back Pain If you suffer from chronic back pain because of bad posture, general muscle weakness or a certain medical condition, there are specific exercises that can offer you relief. Many of the best exercises for the back are designed to relieve pain by strengthening and increasing the flexibility of back muscles while promoting better posture….

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PainPRO CLINICS ARE RE-OPENING TUESDAY MAY 19, 2020

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OUR CLINICS ARE RE-OPENING TUESDAY MAY 19, 2020 We are excited to announce that we will be re-opening all of our clinics Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Our focus is to keep you, and our painPRO family of healthcare professionals and support staff, safe and healthy. In order to do this, we have made a number of very important changes to…

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Mental Health Exercise Therapy

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Mental Health Exercise Therapy You may have heard that exercise can help reduce stress. But how? The science behind exercise and mental health is complex and the reasons can be multifactorial, but in short, it is believed that physical activity causes the brain to release hormones; particularly endorphins, dopamine and serotonin. The Effects of Exercise on Mental Conditions Endorphins have…

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Strength and Conditioning with Scotty Butcher

By | Food for thought, PainPRO News, Blog, Functional Fitness, Strength Training

The last weekend of February painPRO had the privilege of hosting a Strength and Conditioning course lead by Scotty Butcher. Scotty is a physiotherapist and guru in the strength and rehabilitation world, and he did not disappoint. It was so inspiring to see a room mixed with RMTS, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Kinesiologists and other practitioners coming together, committed to developing exercise…

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