Move – Sit – Sleep: A balancing act

Community Corner, Learning Centre, Patient Education

Move – Sit – Sleep: A balancing act Did you know new research is changing the way we think about exercise and health? Rather than just “exercise”, we now think about “movement” more broadly, as well as the importance of good quality sleep, and spending less time sitting each day. This...

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...