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Hike Injury Free this Summer!

By | Blog

  With warmer weather and longer days around the corner we’ll soon have access to trails that have required snowshoes or spikes over the last few months. Before you dust off your hikers, some prep is in order to avoid injury and cutting your hiking season short! This is especially the case if you’ve been hibernating this winter season, anxiously…

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Results of IMS Treatment

By | Blog

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) as Therapeutic Treatment IMS, also known as Functional Dry Needling, is the insertion of a small miloflament needle into a muscle to release dysfunctional muscle bands. This type of treatment requires certification through a course program in order to be practiced legally within the province. Our physiotherapists at painPRO Therapeutics offer this treatment in their practice if…

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Shockwave and Knee Pain

By | Shockwave Therapy

For two arduous years, Sarah, a healthy and active 27-year-old, suffered from right knee pain. This caused her to miss out on some of the activities she loved to do – hiking and jogging. Sarah’s pain continued to worsen and led to compensation pains in her lower back. This prompted Sarah to see a sports medicine doctor who recommended her…

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Injury Analysis Surrey Memorial/Coal Harbour Comparison

By | Pain Info

Dataset was manually extracted from the practitioner charts for the most recent 200 treatment visits at painPRO Surrey Memorial and painPRO Coal Harbour for all disciplines before December 1, 2017. Coal Harbour Surrey Memorial Treatment Type #1 Area of Concern Treatment Type #1 Area of Concern Chiropractic Cervical 41.4% Chiropractic Lumbar 45.0% Physiotherapy Lumbar 26.7% Physiotherapy Cervical 18.9% Massage Therapy…

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Injury Analysis Surrey Memorial – Area of Concerns per Discipline

By | Pain Info

Dataset was manually extracted from the practitioner charts for the most recent 200 treatment visits at painPRO Surrey Memorial for all disciplines before December 1, 2017. Treatment Type #1 Area of Concern #2 Area of Concern #3 Area of Concern Chiropractic Lumbar 45.0% Thoracic 35.0% Cervical 10.0% Physiotherapy Cervical 18.9% Lumbar 18.9% Shoulder 16.2% Massage Therapy Cervical 37.6% Lumbar 24.1%…

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Burnaby MT Cervical Chief Complaints Analysis

By | Pain Info

  Cervical Areas of Concern painPRO’s Burnaby Clinic has expanded into one of the Metrotown towers! We understand that neck (cervical) areas of concern have been one of our highest chief complaints in the past while. This analysis is based off of painPRO Burnaby’s practitioners in March 2018 for cervical chief complaints.   Different Disciplines and Treatments RMTs at our…

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Oouch! I Hurt my Head

By | Pain Info

When you hear of someone diagnosed with a ‘concussion’ what are your immediate thoughts? Do you know what having a concussion means? What it feels like? What the person that had the concussion is going through? A concussion is very different from a muscle strain or a broken bone. An injury to a muscle/bone will typically heal in six-eight weeks…

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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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Aging

By | Functional Fitness

Although most people have heard about the benefits of regular physical activity, it is very common for adults to exercise less often as they age. Exercising regularly can improve many health factors, including mood, bone health, energy levels, brain health, and weight management. Continuing to exercise as you get older is crucial in order to maintain strength and functional capacity….

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Dog Days of Winter

By | Food for thought

Dog walking in Vancouver is a lucrative business. In Kits, in East Van, in the West End and on the sea wall; everywhere there are people walking four or five dogs, making sure that the pups get their daily exercise. Passing a dog walker on the street this morning got me thinking… What are the dogs’ owners doing at this…

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