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Plantar Fasciitis Pain Management

If you have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, the good news is there are strategies and treatment options available to you. Plantar fasciitis pain management involves simple, non-invasive treatments and the prognosis is good, if you are seeking treatment for this issue. However, if left untreated, it is possible to develop more serious conditions such as plantar fasciosis, which is a great reason to seek help as soon as possible following injury. What Causes Plantar Fasciitis Pain? Plantar fasciitis is a condition that results in inflammation (swelling) to the tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot (plantar [...]

By |2020-06-23T13:50:44+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Sports Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Shockwave Therapy for Lateral Epicondylitis

At Propel Physiotherapy, we often recommend our clients try shockwave therapy for lateral epicondylitis. Due to its low-intensity nature, treatment can be observed with little, to no, side effects. Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive therapeutic device that works by delivering acoustic waves to the site of injury. The machine uses kinetic energy to reach the target area via a small applicator at the head of the SWT handle. This energy penetrates the skin sending a radial wave as deep as 7 centimetres into the body, with the highest pressure felt at the surface of the body. What is Lateral Epicondylitis? [...]

By |2020-03-06T18:31:09+00:00March 9th, 2020|Sports Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Shockwave Therapy for Achilles Tendinopathy

At Propel Physiotherapy, we often recommend our clients try shockwave therapy for Achilles tendinopathy rehabilitation. Due to its low-intensity nature, treatment can be observed with little, to no, side effects. Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive therapeutic device that works by delivering acoustic waves to the site of injury. The machine uses kinetic energy to reach the target area via a small applicator at the head of the SWT handle. This energy penetrates the skin sending a radial wave as deep as 7 centimetres into the body, with the highest pressure felt at the surface of the body. What is Achilles [...]

By |2020-03-02T20:22:49+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Shockwave Therapy, Sports Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Maintaining Heart Health During Orthopedic Injury Recovery

Maintaining heart health during orthopedic injury recovery is part of our objective for treatment when you come to Propel Physiotherapy. After suffering any type of orthopedic injury, traumatic or non-traumatic, your normal day-to-day routines will change — making that objective increasingly challenging. Whether you have injured your upper body, lower body, or both, activity levels are more than likely to decrease as you take time and rest to recover from your injury. Unfortunately, when you've been injured, on top of dealing with the initial injury, there can also be negative implications for cardiovascular health. How Complex Orthopedic Issues Affect [...]