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How an orthopaedic assessment can set you on the right track to treating your jaw pain

By | Uncategorized, Blog

Did you know that jaw pain is the second most common reason patients seek physio and massage therapy after back pain? The condition can be incredibly uncomfortable, often involving postural imbalances and physical and emotional unrest. However, there are methods to help rectify this pain and set you back on the right track.  Understanding the cause  Jaw pain is a…

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Chiropractic Care Benefits For Treating Concussion Symptoms

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The CDC and the Brain Injury Research Institute estimate that anywhere from 1.6-3.8 million activity-related concussions happen every year in the U.S., and the Canadian Psychological Association reports that at least 210,000 concussions occur annually in Canada. [1] [2] Concussion recovery can be a long, slow process. In some cases, symptoms can linger long after the injury occurs. Unfortunately, time…

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Here Is How Physiotherapy Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

By | Blog, Uncategorized

Arthritis is a frustrating condition. You can’t make it go away, but physiotherapy can manage symptoms. Physiotherapy principles inspire multiple approaches that can: reduce pain improve function delay deterioration Almost anyone with arthritis, from emerging to severe conditions, could benefit from physiotherapy in Vancouver. Physicians sometimes even prescribe physiotherapy for arthritis for post-surgery patients.    Physiotherapy goals After an exam,…

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Chiropractor Dr. Simar Brar’s 5 Tips for a Healthy Spine While Working from Home

By | Uncategorized, Blog

Now, more than ever, working from home has become the norm! We are committed to helping our patients maintain a healthy work-life balance with minimal impact on their posture and overall spinal health since ergonomics at home may not be the most ideal. Sitting for long hours with poor posture can stress your musculoskeletal system (your muscles, joints and spine);…

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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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Small Group Functional Fitness Sessions

By | Uncategorized, Group Fitness

Dear painPRO members,   Brush off that snow, put on your training shoes and let’s kickoff 2017 with stability, strength and power!   Based on your requests, starting January 3rd, 2017 we would like to offer you the opportunity to take part in our Small Group Functional Fitness Sessions with our Registered Kinesiologist.   The goals of these group Functional…

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The Rotator Cuff

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By: Arny Warkentin   You have probably heard people discuss the rotator cuff and its importance to the shoulder, but most people know very little about what the rotator cuff actually is.   The rotator cuff is made of 4 separate muscles: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis. The first three are classified as external rotators (with elbow at side,…

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Massage Therapy Pressure more Important than Massage Treatment Duration

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Massage Therapy Pressure more Important than Massage Treatment Duration Research by Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center provides validation that a deep pressure massage is more important to better treatment outcomes. The Ohio State study also goes on to say that the duration of the massage is less important than the amount of pressure applied during the massage treatment. The…

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