At one time or another, most of us have had an unfortunate accident in our lifetime that has caused an injury to the wrist. Winter we tend to see more slip and falls due to the slippery conditions. One very common injury is a wrist sprain or fracture. This usually happens when the arm extendsContinue Reading »
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New Year’s Resolution Check In: Knee Pain
Hey Folks, Blair here from Nose Creek Sport PT, just want to see how you are doing with your new’s resolution? Often we get clients who have great intentions of getting more active in January, but start to experience more KNEE pain from Their workouts. IF this has happened to you SEEK help now, doContinue Reading »
3 Types of Lower Back Pain – Part 3: Stenosis/Osteoarthritis
Hey Folks, Blair Schachterle from Nose Creek Physiotherapy. Today, we’re going to talk about stenosis in the lower back, and it’s more of a degenerative condition that can give you sciatica as well. Our description of the typical patient we see with stenosis in the clinic is they’re going to be 50 years old orContinue Reading »
3 Types of Lower Back Pain – Part 2: Sacroiliac (SI Joint) Pain
Hey Folks, Blair Schachterle from Nose Creek Physiotherapy. Today’s topic is SI joint lower back pain. I’m just going to describe an SI joint pain. Typically, we do see SI joint pain in a lot of different age groups. Most commonly, we’re going see this during and after pregnancy. It’s probably more common in femaleContinue Reading »
3 Types of Lower Back Pain – Part 1: Disk/Inflammatory Back Pain
Hi folks, Blair Schachterle from Nose Creek Physiotherapy. So, today we’re going to talk about three different types of back pain. We have discogenic-type pain, SI joint pain, and stenosis or arthritis, in our back. That gives us three different types of presentations. So, I’m going to make up three short videos on each typeContinue Reading »
How to Tell the Difference Between a Lower back Sprain and a Fracture in the Lower back.
Both lower back sprains and fractures can share a large portion of the same symptoms such as sharp pain, muscle spasms, and limited mobility. A sprain is an injury to the ligaments that help stabilize the lumbar vertebral bones and usually results from a sudden or gradual irregular movement or an unnatural twisting motion ofContinue Reading »
How to Tell the Difference Between a Ankle Sprain and a Fracture.
At one time or another, most of us have had an unfortunate accident that has caused an injury to the ankle. In the summer we tend to see more slip and falls due to more outdoor participation in sports, hiking, walking, and one very common injury is an ankle sprain or fracture. This usually happensContinue Reading »
The Secrets to Pain-Free Gardening
The secret to pain-free gardening is to warm up before, and to stretch out afterwards. If you face gardening like a sport, then you will ease through the spring and into the summer with little pain, discomfort and stiffness. Here is the recipe for pain-free gardening: A brisk walk around the neighbourhood for 5 minutesContinue Reading »
Fix Your Poor Posture!
We are all spending more time over our computers at work and at home. We do more on our computers now than we have in the past generation. As a result, we are all developing an upper quadrant muscle imbalance. We touch on stretches for this area in the flexibility section. Now let’s talk aboutContinue Reading »
Chronic Lower Back Pain? We Will Help You Get Stronger!
We are all getting itch feet and want to be outside more now that the weather is getting warmer. This topic is really appropriate for this time of year, as we all want to get fitter to enjoy an active summer. I often treat patients that are trying to get fitter and stronger, but theyContinue Reading »