patient education

Have you always wanted to run?

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Running is one of the most popular exercises in the world. It requires little equipment, costs little (a good pair of running shoes),and can be done almost anywhere. It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, and you can go for a leisurely jog around the block, a long-distance...

Understanding Therapeutic Ultrasound

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Understanding Therapeutic Ultrasound Has your Physiotherapist recommended therapeutic ultrasound as part of your treatment plan? If so, you may want to learn more about this modality and how it works. This blog will provide an overview of therapeutic ultrasound to help you know more about the treatment your Physiotherapist is recommending. What...

ReCOVery: Post-Exertional Malaise and other challenges after COVID-19

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Introduction There is a growing population of individuals experiencing a range of debilitating and long-lasting effects after having COVID-19. For these individuals, the effects are greater than the expected weakness and fatigue that others may experience after being sick for a few weeks, be it with COVID-19 or another illness. In...

Small Group Osteo-Circuit Classes!

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Pro Motion is excited to be offering small group classes of the Level 1 and 2 Osteo-Circuit programs in the clinic. Our Level 1 6 Week Osteo-Circuit exercise program is starting May 3rd. Our Level 2 Osteo-Circuit program started for patients who have been attending regularly. If you have...

Baker’s Cyst


What is a Baker’s cyst? A Baker’s cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a fluid filled swelling that forms on the back of the knee joint. This can cause tightness and pain when fully bending or extending your knee, or when performing physical activity.  It may feel as though...

Supraspinatus Tendinopathy


What is Supraspinatus Tendinopathy? Supraspinatus Tendinopathy can cause pain in your shoulder near the location of the supraspinatus tendon. The supraspinatus is one of the many muscles in your shoulder that make up the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff holds your arm in place and is important for the full mobility...

Hip Bursitis


What is Hip Bursitis?
Hip Bursitis, also referred to as Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome, is clinically diagnosed with the presence of pain originating from the outside of your hip. A bursa is a fluid filled pad that acts as a smooth surface for your muscles to glide over your bones...

Children And Bone Health

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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?

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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...