From The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)

Your physiotherapist will assess the causes for your back and neck pain, mobilize your spinal joints, and will give you advice on how to best maintain your thoracic mobility, essential for a healthy low back and neck.Download the back and neck pain tips patient info sheetYour...

Almost everyone experiences some type of back pain at some point in time. The pain may occur suddenly and be gone within a couple of days or weeks, or it may occur repeatedly, never completely going away, and can have a major impact on your...

Having good posture not only makes you look strong and healthy — it’s also a critical factor in preventing pain and injuries. For recreational activities like golf, skating, yoga or running, posture actually plays an important role in performance. And posture is critical in preventing...

It is important for proper pain management to have a restful sleep. Most adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night to function at their best. Benefits of a good sleep include: Improved memory, attention to details, decision making and response time Improved tissue repair, growth...

More than 1 in 3 elderly Canadians (ages 65 and older) fall each year. It’s estimated that 50% of those who fall will suffer moderate to severe injuries such as sprains, hip fractures, or head traumas that can permanently reduce their mobility and independence.Direct health...

While many people recognize that shovelling snow is hard work, physiotherapists caution that shovelling can place severe stress on your heart, and cause stress and strain on your body. Research has identified snow shovelling as a high-risk activity for heart problems. Every year, shovellers also...