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 »
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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 »
Melt Away Stress With A Massage!
Contact us to find out how to save $25 on your Massage! Intro to Massage Therapy: The primary goal of Massage Therapy is to enhance the body’s own healing processes, and to promote health and a sense of well being. Our Massage Therapists have been selected for their experience and interest in Physiotherapy.Massage Therapy isContinue Reading »
Relaxation Massage: More Than Just a Massage
If you’ve had a Massage before, you probably already know that “Massage” is a loaded word: it doesn’t just mean muscle stimulation or that you have a midday relaxation session, but packs a full wallop in benefiting not only your physical health; but your mental and physiological well being. At Nose Creek Physiotherapy we knowContinue Reading »
The Lymphatic System: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
The lymphatic system is one of the most important parts of the immune system; this powerhouse system is so important because its main function is to protect the body from disease and infection. It is composed of a large system of vessels (veins, arteries and capillaries), nodes (small filters) and organs that are branched outContinue Reading »
Put Your Best Foot Forward With a Custom GaitScan™ & Orthotics!
Your feet are your foundation; they have carried you through your whole life, but it is usually our feet that take the most punishment in our day to day lives. As we grow older we rely more and more on our feet to keep us moving, and a GaitScan™ assessment coupled with custom orthotics fromContinue Reading »
A Quick Guide for when you have been in a Motor Vehicle Accident (MVC)
People often do not know what to do after they have been in a MVC. Here are some early rehabilitation management recommendations: Make sure to report the accident at your local police station. Call your Insurance agent. You must see your Physiotherapist within 10 days of your collision, regardless of who is at fault. HereContinue Reading »
Winter Whiplash – What You Should Know
March is the highest snowfall month of the year in Calgary. We now have the worst conditions for slips, falls and motor vehicle collisions due to the snow on top of underlying ice. As Therapists, we are always striving for ways to prevent injuries. The one injury you want to avoid in the winter inContinue Reading »
Top 3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Hips and Knees to Reduce Kneecap Pain
Knee exercises are essential to reduce pain. Here are three different exercises that will help strengthen your hips in order to reduce your kneecap pain. We suggest these three knee exercises: 1/3 drop squats, hip side lying leg lifts and hip rotator muscle exercises. Knee Exercises: 1/3 Drop Squats To strengthen hips and knees:Continue Reading »
Be patient if you have Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) (kneecap pain)
As we mentioned in the previous blog article in the first week, PFPS is a muscle imbalance in the knee. These muscle imbalances will get better in 3 weeks as you can establish normal flexibility (normal length of the muscle) in 3 weeks, but the strengthening will take 6 -12 weeks to build up theContinue Reading »