Clinical Picture – How I Treat Inner Knee Pain
Lately, I’ve had numerous clients report they’ve been struggling with inner knee pain. With gyms not easily accessible, they took up walking, hours of it! They reported the pain initially starting about 4-6 months ago, that it never really went away and that it progressively and slowly got worse. They reported that they never experienced pain throughout those months, only” irritation” (until recently of course, which is what forced them to come in). Mornings seem to be ok, a little stiffness which got better with some movement and a hot shower. Sitting didn’t hurt, walking usually aggravated it and walking downstairs seemed to be the most painful (walking upstairs was uncomfortable, but ok). They had full range of movement at the knee and only slightly tenderness. Certain key factors were observed in standing:
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Tips to Maximize Your Telephysio Experience
Telephysio has continued to grow in popularity with physiotherapists this year in the wake of the current pandemic – however, it has existed well before 2020 and will likely continue long after. The advantages, when done right, are huge and research has shown similar outcomes in clinical success between telephysio and in-person therapy.
In this article, we share our tips to enable you to get the most out of your telephysio session.
Your Shoulder Pain Questions — Answered by a Physiotherapist!
This is part 2 of our Shoulder Series Blog, and today we’ve got a bit of a treat for you- in today’s blog I’m going to be answering your TOP 4 most common shoulder pain questions. These are going to be questions I get in on a day to day basis in clinical practice and from my telehealth sessions with patients.
These questions each can have nuanced answers, depending on the situation, and depending on the type of person and patient that I have in front of me. However, I’ve chosen the most common questions whereby the answers can hopefully provide you with a more experienced and balanced insight into questions that you might be thinking or asking yourself regarding your own shoulder pain.
How To Fix Your Shoulder Pain and Ask Questions Like a Physio!
So I’ll admit that this is a bit of a click bait-y title, I do aim to do my best as a clinician to help you, the average person, suffering from shoulder pain, to understand how physios use their best skill to help manage and treat shoulder pain. In my humble opinion, I believe that the best skill and tool a physiotherapist has is their ability to perform a thorough, clinical assessment to diagnose your problem.
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5 Ways Massage Therapy Complements Physiotherapy
When it comes to drug-free treatments for various chronic and acute injuries, people can get confused between massage therapy and physiotherapy. While differences exist between both types of the natural healing process, the key to faster recovery is a mixture of both modalities
The primary goal of both physiotherapy and massage therapy is to relieve muscle tension, pain, and spasms to bring you back to optimal health.
However, before we dive into the five main ways this fantastic combination can alter your well being, it's essential to understand what each treatment stands for. That way, if you are interested in both you have a solid understanding of each individually.
How to Return to Physical Activity Safely During COVID-19
While you may want to dive back in, you should go easy as you build back up to your pre-COVID training regime to avoid any kind of injury. Whether you’re an athlete or not, easing back into it should be your priority. We have gathered some tips to get you back on track — safely.
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Reducing Arthritis Pain Through Exercise
We have compiled a list of our favourite exercises to incorporate into your lifestyle to improve your Arthritis pain — read on to learn more.
Tips for Runners To Prevent Injuries and Improve Performance
If you’re among the many people who take up running or are looking to increase your training regimen, we have some tips to improve your performance while keeping you injury-free.
How To Get Started Strengthening Your Ankles
Many of us have experienced ankle injuries and sprains at some point in our lives and those that are fortunate enough to not have experienced such an injury – well, we won’t talk about them too much here.
But, if you’ve rolled your ankles in the past, want to strengthen your ankles, or understand how the ankle works a bit more- here are a couple of tips!
Using Your WorkSafe BC Benefits for Physiotherapy
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