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 »
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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 »
Every Step Counts With New Fitness Routines
Every year, we resolve to live a healthier life – we plan to eat better, workout more frequently and cut out any bad habits. By focusing on our nutrition and fitness goals, we hope to reach our resolutions set on January 1st. Instead of hoping for you to achieve your goals, we want to makeContinue Reading »
ChiBall: Helps with Stiffness and Muscle Tension
Do you have stiffness in your spine, or muscle tension in your neck or back? I am happy to introduce the ChiBall to Nose Creek Physiotherapy and share the benefits of this small but amazingly effective tool for releasing stress and tension from your spine. I happened on a ChiBall class in Australia about 20Continue Reading »
Come in for a Pre-Season Screening Exam, Before You Hit the slopes!
Pre-Season Screening is Highly Recommended: Before you hit the slopes, you should come in for a pre-season exercise screening exam! A pre-season screening exam can be an extremely useful tool in identifying any current injury you may have or can help determine a predisposition to injury – and identifying a predisposition to injury can helpContinue Reading »
What Are Those Purple Spots?
As Michael Phelps powered the U.S. men’s 4×100 relay to gold at the Olympics, many noticed the big, purple spots dotting his right shoulder and back. The spots were bruises created by a centuries-old traditional Chinese Therapy called Cupping, and it’s all the rage among elite athletes. So what is it? In Cupping, a TherapistContinue Reading »
Post Stampede Pains? Try Therapeutic Massage!
Post Stampede pains are no joke: those ten days that now seem to have happened years ago are often the first time that many people have a break from sitting at their desks and staring at screens all day. And, during those ten days, you are likely not eating well, drinking enough water, dancing inContinue Reading »
Don’t Let Bikini-Body Training Cause You Back Pain! Here’s How To Prevent Injury.
Bikini season is upon us and, this time of year, many of us are hitting the gym, cramming in some workouts before heading to the beach. However, it is important to keep back health in mind when attempting to achieve that killer summer “bod”. In this article I will expose some common training mistakes andContinue Reading »
Developing a Training Program for Walkers and Runners
Now that we have finally reached the point where we can step outside without seeing our breath, some of you more “fair-weather” individuals may be considering getting into shape for the summer season. As a Physiotherapist, it never fails that during the first two months of warmer weather I see a significant increase in “overuse”Continue Reading »