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Gravity, computer work, driving and other sedentary behaviours have a sneaky way of catching up with us....

Lower back pain can be caused by a number of issues. One of the most common culprits is excessive, repetitive and/or prolonged flexion of the lower back....

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...