Learning Centre - Patient Education

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...

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...

Children And Bone Health

Learning Centre, Patient Education

Thank you to Christina and Alex,  MScPT  students from U of T for the newsletter they wrote on Children and Bone Health! We look forward to sharing this important information! Click here: Children And Bone Health

What is Dizziness and How Do Physiotherapists Treat It?

Community Corner, Latest News, Learning Centre, Patient Education

What Is Dizziness and How Do Physiotherapists Treat It? Dizziness is often associated with the vestibular system. The vestibulars ystem is located in each of your inner ears and it sends sensory information to your brain which helps coordinate balance and eye movement. To maintain balance, you need information from your...

Free Workshop: Osteoarthritis of Neck and Back: What you need to know

Community Corner, Patient Education, Upcoming Events

We are pleased to be hosting this Arthritis workshop in April 2017. Register early as this free workshop fills up quickly by calling the Arthritis Society at 416-979-7228 ext 3381 or 1-800-321-1433 ext 3381. Please click the photo for moredetails. Location: Pro Motion Physiotherapy. Dates:  Wed. April 19 & Wed. April 26, 2017.