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A diagnosis of osteoporosis can be scary. Learning that you have had a silent deterioration of bone density that has left you at higher risk of fracture, pain and disability is understandably unsettling. However, even with a diagnosis of osteoporosis (or osteopenia, a milder form),...

Article from The Halifax Citizen by Suzanne Rent Photo credit: Darrell Oake Zoomers Physiotherapy and Health Solutions in Halifax is celebrating one year of helping clients get back into action. Laura Lundquist opened the business after working in practices in Ontario and British Columbia.A former competitive figure...

When was the last time you tried to balance on one leg or walk on a balance beam?For most of us, it’s probably been a while since we challenged or even really paid attention to our balance. The following explains why you should.Did you know...

How physiotherapy can help In my role as a physiotherapist over the last 15 years, I have helped people in many different settings recover from a variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Often, clients first come to me because they are hoping I can decrease their...

As one year comes to a close and the new year is just around the corner, many people set a New Year’s resolution to increase their physical fitness.These resolutions are popular because exercising regularly has so many known benefits that support healthy aging. It can...

Why you should want it, how you can get it! There are many exercise trends that come and go. However, core strengthening has grown in popularity in recent years and is likely here to stay.Medical research has shown that core strength contributes to posture, balance, functional...

Program a helpful tool in osteoarthritis self-management Osteoarthritis in the hips and knees can cause significant pain and make it difficult to continue enjoying the activities you love to do.As a physiotherapist, I have seen a lot of people struggle with continuing to be active after...