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Comparing ICBC Statistics for Lower Mainland – Surrey Memorial

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  To contrast and compare our previous post on ICBC demographics for painPRO Coal Harbour, we conducted an analysis of 375 patients with ICBC claims at our painPRO Surrey Memorial location within the full calendar year of 2018. Our Surrey Memorial location offers the same types of treatment modalities to our patients, including Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs), physiotherapists, chiropractors, and…

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5 Ways a Chiropractor Can Help With Your Spring Fitness Training

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  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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Chiropractic Care for Cervical (Neck) Injuries

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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

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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!

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  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

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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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9 Ways to Increase Your Physical Activity throughout the Day

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Nine Ways to Increase Your Physical Activity throughout the Day We often times immediately think of taking up sports or other forms of structured exercise when considering getting in shape. While these can produce great results, it is every-day, non-structured activities (ie leisurely or free time activities), that have a tremendous impact on our physical health. Cumulative energy expended from…

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Plantar Fasciitis & Radial Shockwave Therapy

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, characterized by sharp pain at the front of the heel with the first few steps in the morning, as well as pain with prolonged standing and walking. Sharp pain is also commonly noted when standing after a period of prolonged sitting, such as when…

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Radial Shockwave Therapy proven effective for treating calcific tendonitis of the shoulder

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May 3, 2016 — A single-blind, randomized, “less active similar therapy”-controlled study conducted by researchers at the Hospital of L’Aquila in San Salvatore, Italy, has found that Radial Shock-Wave Therapy (RSWT) is a safe and effective way of treating calcific tendonitis of the shoulder.  It has proven more effective in providing relief than other traditional interventions such as anti-inflammatory medications…

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painPRO Clinics excited to introduce Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Kinesiology Services!

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painPRO Clinics excited to introduce Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Kinesiology Services! Vancouver, BC — painPRO Therapeutics is proud to announce we are expanding our Coal Harbour location! In order to facilitate interdisciplinary care, we are including Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Kinesiology professionals along with our Registered Massage Therapists!   At painPRO, we are dedicated to raising patients expectations for exemplary care, and by…

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