Don’t Rush It !

Best not to rush an injury….you may regret aggravating it and making it worst. Recover and rehab the injury the right way.  Typical sprains and strains take 4-6 weeks (longer for more severe conditions).  Upper body fractures take 8-10 weeks to solidify.  Lower body fractures take 10-12 weeks to solidify.  Not sure, if you are…

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Barry Warhaft

I began seeing Kenny as the result of a neck injury I sustained and was unable to resolve through various other therapeutic methods. At the time, the pain and discomfort I was experiencing, and the extended length of time that I had been dealing with it, led me to believe that the injury was permanent.…

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Inactivity in Youth and Adults

Physiotherapists recognize inactivity as a growing and reversible problem. One-third of youth and adults in Canada have one or more chronic health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Obesity is also noteworthy in this context. Some 23% of Canadian adults are clinically obese and 59% overweight. Among youth, obesity rates are rising…

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Managing Pain

Learning How to Decrease Pain and Improve Your Function 1. Ask your physiotherapist to provide you with education about pain science and pain management 2. Practice relaxation, breathing exercises and body awareness exercises every day. Work with your physiotherapist to bring these techniques into your exercises and daily activities. 3. Understand that pain does not have…

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Is Your Backpack Weighing You Down ?

Physiotherapists advise the following tips when selecting and using backpacks to avoid back and arm injury: Backpacks should have the following features: Made of lightweight materials, like canvas, to reduce the weight, and have lots of storage compartments to balance the weight of the contents throughout the entire pack. Place larger flat items closest to…

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