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Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain

Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain

Posted Jul 15th, 2021 in Conditions & Treatment, General, Health & Fitness, Work & Office Health

Lower back pain is very common and can range from mild discomfort to debilitating. While this pain will often go away on its own, treating it is the best way to make sure it won't return in the future. Regardless of its severity, our Motion Works Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre physiotherapist team are here to explain how we can help you to recover from and prevent lower back pain.

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Physiotherapy for Neck Pain

Physiotherapy for Neck Pain

Posted Jun 30th, 2021 in General, Health & Fitness, Conditions & Treatment, Work & Office Health

One of the most common reports of pain by our Nepean area clients is pain in the neck. Pain and discomfort in a person's neck can be caused by injuries, posture issues or health problems. Here, our Motion Works Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre physiotherapists walk you through some of the causes of and treatments for neck pain.

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Physiotherapy for Concussions

Physiotherapy for Concussions

Posted Jun 15th, 2021 in Conditions & Treatment, General, Health & Fitness

A concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the face, head, or neck. A concussion can cause varied symptoms, ranging from unnoticeable to obvious. Here, our Motion Works Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre team of physiotherapists will walk you through the causes, symptoms and physiotherapeutic treatments for concussions.

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Physiotherapy for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Physiotherapy for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Posted May 31st, 2021 in General, Health & Fitness, Conditions & Treatment

Your rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons which stabilize your shoulder and wrap overtop of the top end of your arm. An injury to this muscle group can be extremely painful and limit your movement. However, whether you require surgery or not, our Motion Works Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre physiotherapists are here to explain how physical therapy can help you recover.

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What are the top 10 questions I need to ask my physiotherapist at the start of treatment?

What are the top 10 questions I need to ask my physiotherapist at the start of treatment?

Posted Nov 30th, 2019 in Preventative Tips, General, Conditions & Treatment

Getting answers to a few questions as you start physiotherapy treatment can help you feel informed and able to make decisions about your health that you can live with.

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Do I need a referral to see a physiotherapist?

Do I need a referral to see a physiotherapist?

Posted Nov 17th, 2019 in Preventative Tips, General, Conditions & Treatment

Because physiotherapists are considered primary health care providers and are able to diagnose conditions, you can contact us directly for an assessment and treatment.

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When do I use a hot pack or heating pad vs a cold pack for pain?

When do I use a hot pack or heating pad vs a cold pack for pain?

Posted Oct 31st, 2019 in Preventative Tips, General, Conditions & Treatment

Ice packs and heating pads are among the most commonly used treatments for sore muscles, inflammation or an injury. But when should you use heat and when is it better to use cold?

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Raking Leaves: Back Injury Prevention & Treatment

Raking Leaves: Back Injury Prevention & Treatment

Posted Oct 15th, 2019 in Preventative Tips, General, Conditions & Treatment

If you're experiencing back pain or injury from raking, our Stittsville physiotherapists offer treatment advice and tips for prevention.

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Back to School: Can carrying a backpack hurt your kids back?

Back to School: Can carrying a backpack hurt your kids back?

Posted Sep 30th, 2019 in Health & Fitness, Conditions & Treatment, Children

Yes. There is a risk. The size, shape and weight of your childrens' backpacks can all contribute to sore joints or muscles and back pain. 

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What is Plantar Fasciitis... and how do I get it?

What is Plantar Fasciitis... and how do I get it?

Posted Sep 15th, 2019 in Winter Sports Injuries, Summer Sports Injuries, Conditions & Treatment

One of the most common forms of heal pain is form Plantar fasciitis (pronounced PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis). Although it's most common in runners, there are other potential causes, as well.

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