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The Truth About Office Ergonomics

By | Blog, Pain Info

What “Good Posture” Looks Like What is good posture? Is there such a thing? I like to educate my patients on office ergonomics by explaining that each bone and joint is designed to support a specific amount of pressure. When we are in a “neutral posture” the pressure placed on our joints is evenly distributed. Try it now: Sitting at…

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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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Common Injuries at PainPRO clinics

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

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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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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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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