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Shockwave Therapy as Therapeutic Treatment

By | Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is the utilization of energy pulses through a machine and gun tool onto muscle bands. This type of treatment requires training through a course or certification with Shockwave Canada, and is offered by both our Physiotherapists and Chiropractors in painPRO Clinics. Shockwave therapy breaks down adhesions, calcifications, and tight bands on musculature, while increasing blood flow and allowing…

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5 Ways a Chiropractor Can Help With Your Spring Fitness Training

By | Blog

  When you’re getting in shape, it’s common to be focussed on fitness training and nutrition. However, the manner in which you treat your body between workouts is just as important when it comes to helping you achieve your fitness goals.   Visiting a chiropractor in Vancouver can be a wonderful compliment to your fitness regimen this spring. Here are…

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Cycling and Chiropractic

By | Uncategorized, Injury Prevention

Cycling is one of the fastest growing sports in Canada, especially here on the West Coast. It is accessible to a large age range and body type, and compared to another popular form of exercise, running, cycling is not as hard on weight-bearing joints. With cycling increasing as a form of commuting (thanks also to bike lanes that enable safer…

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ICBC Demographics 2019

By | Pain Info

Comparing ICBC Statistics for Lower Mainland   To contrast and compare our ICBC Demographic statistics with other locations, we conducted an analysis of 205 patients with ICBC claims at our painPRO Burnaby Metrotown location within the full calendar year of 2018.   Our Burnaby Metrotown location offers all therapeutic disciplines for motor vehicle accident-related treatment, including registered massage therapists (RMTs),…

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Chiropractic Care for Cervical (Neck) Injuries

By | Pain Info, Blog

Isolating cervical (neck) chief complaints from our clinic statistics, we analyzed some of the data from December 2017. Neck pain tends to occur with forward neck posture, poor sleeping patterns, and joint or muscle injuries. Chiropractors treat neck injuries with soft tissue work known as active release techniques, along with spinal manipulations. Due to the different levels of neck pain,…

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Shockwave Therapy as Effective Treatment

By | Blog

Shockwave Therapy as Therapeutic Treatment Shockwave therapy is the utilization of energy pulses through a machine and gun tool onto muscle bands. This type of treatment requires training through a course or certification with Shockwave Canada, and is offered by both our Physiotherapists and Chiropractors in painPRO Clinics. Shockwave therapy breaks down adhesions, calcifications, and tight bands on musculature, while…

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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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