How the Graston Technique Might Help You Manage Your Muscle Pain

Learning Centre, Patient Education

Have you heard about the Graston Technique and want to find out more about it? The Graston Technique (GT) is an evidence-based method of soft tissue mobilization that uses specially designed stainless steel instruments to help treat soft tissue dysfunctions. The GT originated from the works of Dr. James Cyriax, a British...

Ten Tips for Getting “Back” to Gardening without Back Pain Getting to You!

Community Corner, Patient Education

Ten Tips for Getting “Back” to Gardening without Back Pain Getting to You! Gardening is a great activity as you are outdoors and active. However, it can also be the cause of back pain if you do too much too soon and/or do things improperly. Consider the following tips as you...

Osteo-Circuit Calendar

Community Corner

Osteo-Circuit March 2020 Calendar Click here to know more about the Osteo-Circuit

McKenzie Method: An Effective Approach to Decreasing Pain

Community Corner, Patient Education

The McKenzie Method, also known as Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), is an internationally recognized method of assessment and treatment for back, neck, and extremity pain. Developed by New Zealand Physiotherapist Robin McKenzie, this method is used by physiotherapists around the world. I first gained exposure to the McKenzie Method as...

Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling

Community Corner, Patient Education

Nine Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling Is snow-shoveling on your winter “to do list”? If so, it is important to prepare yourself before venturing out to clear that driveway and sidewalk.  Every winter, we treat many patients who have injured themselves from snow shoveling. Snow shoveling is actually a very common...