A Physiotherapist Assistant (PTA) is an important part of the rehabilitation team. Working closely with a physiotherapist, PTAs help to carry out the patient’s treatment plans safely and effectively. Not only do PTAs help patients reach their goals, they help to educate and motivate patients each day. There is a quote by Homer Rice that […]
Whatever the mode of travel, there are a number of problems that may arise from sitting in a confined space. Sitting immobile for prolonged periods of time can put considerable stress on muscles and joints. This can lead to feeling stiff, cramped and sore with a sense of fatigue after the journey.
Soccer players young and old are ready to head out to the pitch for another action packed and fun-filled season. The world's most popular sport continues to grow across Canada, in particular amongst those aged 25 and under.
It is estimated that there are more than 100,000 whiplash cases in Canada each year. Most occur from automobile accidents, but whiplash can also result from sport or occupational injuries.
Most patients suffering from chronic musculoskeletal problems are told, "listen to your body". They are led to believe that this will make them feel better. However, when following this recommendation, the pain does not usually decrease and the patients do not get better.
I am a professor in the physio program at a leading Canadian university, at the professional masters’ level
Pain will affect the way you move. The way you move will affect your pain. It can be a vicious cycle.