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At MotionWorks Physiotherapy, we're committed to the overall health and fitness of our patients living in the Stittsville, Kanata and greater Ottawa areas. We trust that you'll find these posts helpful! 

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Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain

Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain

Posted Jul 15th, 2021

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

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

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

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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5 Benefits of Physiotherapy

5 Benefits of Physiotherapy

Posted Apr 15th, 2021

Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is an excellent method for treating patients of any age in order to prevent disease, alleviate pain and restore body function. Here out team of dedicated Stittsville physiotherapists walk you through the 5 ways that physiotherapy can improve your health.

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5 Signs That You Might Need Physiotherapy

5 Signs That You Might Need Physiotherapy

Posted Mar 31st, 2021

Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is a treatment practice which can prevent conditions and diseases, restore balance, help you recover form injuries and alleviate your pain. Here out Stittsville physiotherapists explain 5 signs that physiotherapy might be able to help you feel your best.

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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 Dec 31st, 2019

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 Sep 30th, 2019

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 Jan 25th, 2019

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 Nov 16th, 2018

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 Oct 26th, 2018

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 Aug 24th, 2018

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 Aug 3rd, 2018

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 Jun 15th, 2018

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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