For people who live with arthritis, accomplishing daily tasks can feel like an insurmountable obstacle due to joint pain, inflammation and swelling. Today, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain how physiotherapy is an essential component of arthritis treatment and pain management.
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News and tips about physiotherapy and massage treatment in Stittsville and Ottawa from our Motion Works team, serving Stittsville, Kanata and Ottawa.
For someone whose body has been affected by chronic pain due to disease or injury, physiotherapy is often used to restore function movement and mobility. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain chronic pain and when physiotherapy may be appropriate.
Intramuscular stimulation - also called IMS - is a form of "dry needling" where a trained physiotherapist places small and sterile acupuncture needles into the muscles of a patients to help release tension by stimulating trigger points in injured or tense muscles. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain when IMS may be the right treatment for you.
Joint pain can be quite common in Canadians - especially when associated with age. Joint pain may also fall under the umbrella of "arthritis," however things aren't often that simple. Here, our Stittsville physical therapists explain the kinds of joint pain treatments that we can offer to clients at our clinic.
You may have heard that there are two different kinds of injuries that a person can sustain - acute and chronic ones. Each of these injuries works very differently and take different amounts of time and treatment to heal. Here, our Stittsville physical therapists explain those differences and your recovery expectations.
Are you having difficulty navigating stressful situations? This is a very common issue and is one that the mental performance consultant at our partner center in Nepean physiotherapy center is equipped to handle. Here, our Stittsville physical therapists explain more about how this member of our team can help.
Whether you are searching for a way of achieving high levels of performance in physical performance or sports, or just looking to improve your mindset, more is required for success than just exercise. Because of this, our Stittsville physiotherapists recommend mental performance consultations to supplement your training.
Osteoarthritis is a common condition that affects up to 20% of people in North America at some point in their life. This health issue causes a loss of mobility in the joints, pain and general discomfort in and around affected joints. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain how we can treat osteoarthritis and help you live with this condition.
While you may associate the phrase "no pain, no gain" with living a healthy, active lifestyle, this doesn't have to be true. Our team of physical therapists are here to provide information about how we can help our Stittsville and Ottawa patients to avoid unnecessary pain through sports physiotherapy.
The team of physical therapists at our physiotherapy center in Stittsville is not only dedicated to our patients, but to the broader community we serve in Stittsville, Ottawa and beyond! Here, we take some time to explain our care philosophy and our commitment to our community.