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Can my physiotherapist help me with a weight loss plan?

Can my physiotherapist help me with a weight loss plan?

Posted in General, Health & Fitness

Being at a healthy weight is key to a person’s wellbeing. As part of the treatment process for injuries or pain, the physiotherapists at our Stittsville office can help with suggestions for reaching your weight-loss goals. 

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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 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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Finding Success with an Exercise Routine

Finding Success with an Exercise Routine

Posted in Health & Fitness

Finding the right exercise plan can be difficult, our Ottawa area physiotherapists can help develop a plan that works for you.

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Yearly Health Insurance: Use it or lose it

Yearly Health Insurance: Use it or lose it

Posted in General, Health & Fitness

If you have not used your yearly insurance and extended health benefits, our Ottawa physiotherapists can customize a pro-active plan for you.

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Pillow Talk!

Pillow Talk!

Posted in General, Health & Fitness

A proper pillow is essential for a good night's sleep.  Read what our Ottawa physiotherapists have to say about how to choose the right pillow.

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Healthy Summer Breakfasts

Healthy Summer Breakfasts

Posted in Summer Sports Injuries, Health & Fitness

From healthy sweets and snacks .... now onto Healthy Summer Breakfasts.  Don't skip breakfast!  Start on the right foot with Susan Macfarlane, our registered dietitian, recent blog including her favourite breakfasts, as featured on...

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To Run or Not to Run?

To Run or Not to Run?

Posted in Preventative Tips, Health & Fitness, Conditions & Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis, one of the most common types of heel pain is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, a ligament that connects your heel bone to your foot. For runners this could be caused by over training, overuse, and improper footwear.

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10 Ways to Use a Self-massage Stick

Posted in Health & Fitness, Conditions & Treatment

Our staff educate clients on how important it is to take control and responsibility of your body and injury recovery.  We often include self-massage/release instructions for those individuals who have minor muscle tension and trigger points, or for those that would benefit for repeated treatments between in clinic sessions.  

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