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Pediatric Physiotherapists’ Role

Kids Just Wanna Have Fun Children with congenital conditions don’t compare themselves to their neurotypical peers, they just want to play as a group. Children with orthopaedic concerns don’t see their seating or mobility devices as a hindrance, they see them as a means to access the school library, or sit at their desk to write a test. Children with acquired conditions don’t perceive any losses or that they’re missing out, they simply adapt themselves to keep working towards their goal of becoming a superhero, breaking a world record, competing in the Olympics, or being the best older brother or [...]

By |2018-02-20T18:26:04+00:00February 19th, 2018|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

How physio differs from chiro and massage

This week, we tackle another one of your most asked questions in our special Client Appreciation Month series called Ask Me Anything. QUESTION 2: HOW DOES PHYSIOTHERAPY DIFFER FROM CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT AND MASSAGE THERAPY? One of the most frequently asked questions by all of our clients is how physiotherapy differs from chiropractic treatment and massage therapy; and it is a good one. Receiving treatment in a multi-disciplinary health clinic, like Propel Physiotherapy, our clients may definitely see some areas of overlap and some areas of exclusivity within these professions. We will shed some light on these areas in an effort [...]

By |2017-11-23T16:57:05+00:00November 13th, 2017|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

My Traumatic Brain Injury Road to Recovery

Eighteen Months into Rehabilitation I am a 50-plus, professional, reasonably athletic mother of three. I am currently 18 months into recovery from a serious accident that caused me many physical injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. I am writing about my experience as part of my therapy and hopefully to provide some context or helpful information to others who have been impacted in some way by something similar. I do not remember the day of the accident itself or the month afterwards. As much as I am writing about what happened, it’s all second-hand from my husband. Further, if anyone [...]

Mindfulness: Reduce Stress & Chronic Pain

Retrain Your Brain for Better Physical and Mental Health How many of us have gotten to our destination after driving in our cars, only to ask ourselves, how did we get here? Or, have had encounters with coworkers, friends or family members only to ask ourselves what did we talk about? Our lives have turned into an endless assembly line, breakfast, work, gym, supper, work, bed… wake up and repeat. We are often so out of touch with what is happening in our daily lives, that often days, weeks or even months go by unnoticed. It often takes a major [...]

By |2017-10-12T18:24:11+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Mindfulness|0 Comments