Osteoarthritis

Physio-4 for Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, and although it is often related to aging, it is not a normal part of aging. Osteoarthritis breaks down the cartilage in the joints and when this cartilage is lost, the bones rub together and over

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Shoulders Need to Bear Up

BC physiotherapists share 4 tips to provide relief for shoulder pain and keep British Columbians moving for life   Like Atlas, many people carry the weight of the world on their shoulders. But many people also suffer from shoulder pain which can make carrying the weight of

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Tips for Muscle Sprain

  Sprains Are A Pain But A Physiotherapist Can Help Spraining an ankle or a wrist usually occurs after a fall.  Physiologically a sprain is when two bones move beyond their normal range of motion and the ligament connecting the two bones gets stretched.  Symptoms include pain,

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Tips for Neurological Conditions

The Quality Of Life For Stroke Patients Can Be Improved With Physiotherapy BC physiotherapists share 4 tips for patients with neurological conditions British Columbians suffering from a neurologic disease can have difficulty moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing or learning. There are more than 600 types of neurologic diseases,

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Tendinopathy

Spring has arrived and with it more outside activities like tennis and running. A common injury for tennis players and runners is tendinopathy – damage to a muscle tendon, the most common of which affects the elbow (tennis elbow) and the Achilles tendon. BC’s physiotherapists want to

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Clinic Educator Award

Congratulations! Lone Ross, Winner Clinical Educator Award UBC Department of Physical Therapy’s annual Clinical Educator Award is designed to recognize excellence by clinicians in the education, supervision and mentoring of students.  Nominations come from the students themselves. As a recipient of this award, Lone has demonstrated excellence

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Tips for Neck and Back Pain

Tips for Neck and Back Pain 80% of British Columbians Suffer From Back or Neck Pain, Get Some Relief Back pain affects 80% of people at some point in their lives.  And, back and neck pain are among the most widespread reasons patients seek physiotherapy.  Back pain can

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Tips for Osteoporosis

British Columbians 50+ should be assessed for osteoporosis to identify if they are at high risk BC physiotherapists share 4 tips to treat osteoporosis and keep British Columbians moving for life. Men and women over the age of fifty are at risk for osteoporosis, a disease marked

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