Should I See a Physiotherapist or Chiropractor for Back Pain?
Understanding the Differences between Physiotherapy and Chiropractic Care for Back Pain Back pain is an incredibly common problem in British Columbia—particularly in athletes. Whether it’s due to heavy lifting, poor posture, or an injury, back pain can range from mild to debilitating. If you’re into sports like hockey, soccer, or track, or are an active […]
How Shockwave Therapy Can Help with Plantar Fasciitis
Many British Columbians suffer from plantar fasciitis, a common condition where the ligament connecting the heel to the toes become inflamed. Athletes, weekend warriors, and those who spend a lot of time on their feet are particularly vulnerable to this painful condition. Fortunately, a state-of-the-art treatment called shockwave therapy is an effective non-invasive treatment option […]
Vestibular Therapy: What VRT Is & How It Can Help
Vestibular disorders can be debilitating conditions that can severely impact quality of life. Whether you’re an athlete, a weekend warrior, or just trying to keep up with your kids, vestibular disorders can make even the simplest of tasks a challenge. If you work out, train, or play a sport, a vestibular disorder can put a […]
Active Recovery: The Benefits of Keeping the Body Moving
If you’re like most people, you probably think of recovery as a time to relax and take it easy. If you’re an athlete, however, you probably think of recovery as a time to help your body repair, rebuild, and replenish. Active recovery is just what it sounds like: light activity that helps the body recover […]
EMS vs. TENS – How Do They Differ?
Many of us have seen someone use a TENS unit, a portable machine that helps to relieve pain. Whether it’s us, a friend, or a loved one, many people have at least some familiarity with TENS. And at first glance, EMS may seem very similar to using a TENS unit. EMS, or electrical muscle stimulation, […]
Questions About Shockwave Therapy Answered
Shockwave therapy is a cutting-edge treatment that can help restore mobility, function, and quality of life in patients who have suffered an injury or are dealing with chronic pain. This therapy uses acoustic wave technology to stimulate healing in the body, and it has been shown to be effective in treating a wide range of […]