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.
Conditions & Treatments
These posts will help you understand a condition that's causing you physical pain or discomfort, and to learn about the basics steps to treatment and how physiotherapy, massage or other services can help.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.