Each year in Canada there are 160 000 or more car accidents. These collisions can not only cost you in repairs, but come with serious health risks too. Even if you aren't seriously injured in an automobile accident, a small collision at speed can have long-lasting health consequences for you. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain how physical therapy is able to help rehabilitate you after an accident, especially a car accident.
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It's likely been difficult to think about anything but the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the last year and a half. This goes doubly if you contracted the disease. While there is still research being conducted on the long-term effects of COVID-19, there is also emerging research that shows physiotherapy may be able to assist with recovery from pulmonary infections such as COVID-19. Here, our Stittsville physical therapists explain how physiotherapy may be able to help in your recovery.
Massage therapy is the manual manipulation of your soft tissues to loosen muscles, assist in recovery from injuries and to manage your stress levels. At our Stittsville physiotherapy center, we have registered massage therapists that are able to provide treatment to patients in order to treat a variety of issues, including high stress levels.
At Motion Works Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre, we use acupuncture as a therapeutic treatment for alleviating pain, encouraging healing and improving chronic conditions when performed along with other treatments and therapies. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain what acupuncture is and how it works.
Pelvic pain affects up to 20% of adults in North America, impacting an individual's ability to control their bodily functions, sleep properly and engage in exercise. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain this condition's symptoms and how we can help.
While you may be aware that physiotherapy can be quite effective at treating neck pain, you may not know how it actually does so. Here, the team of physiotherapists at our Stittsville physiotherapy center are able to explain some of both passive and active treatments that may be involved in your physical therapy for neck pain.
While you may hear the commonly recited phrase, "no pain, no gain" from athletic individuals, this isn't necessarily true. While repetitive and strenuous activities may put you at risk of injury, the setbacks to your fitness, discomfort and pain associated with workout-related injuries are entirely avoidable. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain some of the ways you can avoid injury in your workouts as well as how they can help if your do suffer one.
Running is a common athletic activity, whether it is part of another sport or done on its own. Despite how common running is, though, the repetitive motions and impacts involved in the activity mean that there are many chances for injury. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain 5 of the most common injuries sustained while running and how to spot them.
Pregnancy can result in a variety of conditions, including urinary incontinence, back pain, reduced strength and flexibility, and much more. Here, our Stittsville physiotherapists explain how physical therapy can help your body recover from health issues associated with pregnancy.
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.