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Physiotherapist Spotlight: Alex Singh

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Spotlight

  It’s no secret that we love our team members here at pt Health. Clinic culture is a huge thing for us, which is why we love turning the spotlight on our fantastic clinicians. Today we’re talking to Clinic Team Manager and physiotherapist at Trafalgar Physiotherapy pt Health in Oakville Ontario. Alex dispells some common vestibular myths, explains why you …

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Quiz: Test Your Knowledge! Are You Arthritis Aware?

Heather Bridge Arthritis, Foot pain, Knee pain, Neck pain

  Can you ace this quiz and prove that you’re 100% arthritis aware?   If you think you have arthritis, physiotherapy can help reduce pain and prevent osteoarthritis progression, find a clinic near you to start getting better today!     [/text_output] × Sign-Up For Our Newsletter! When you sign-up for our newsletter, you’ll be one of the first to …

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Thumb Pain? Try These 8 Exercises

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Arthritis, Pain Relief, Video, Wrist pain

  Thumb pain, whether it’s right thumb pain or left thumb pain, is a common symptom of thumb osteoarthritis also known as basal joint arthritis or CMC arthritis. These simple at home stretches for the thumb and wrist will help ease pain, increase range of motion, stretch, and strengthen to help ease sore, swollen, painful thumbs associated with thumb osteoarthritis.  You …

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Quiz: Do I Have Osteoarthritis?

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Arthritis, Health, Is this serious?, Pain

  Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that can affect any joint in the body at any age. If you have painful joints, are stiff, have problems moving some joints, or hear a grinding sound in your joint, you may want to take this quick 2-minute quiz to help assess your risk level. If you think you have osteoarthritis, physiotherapy can help …

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pt Health + The Arthritis Society

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Arthritis

  We have partnered with the Arthritis Society! What does our partnership mean for you and all our past, present, and future patients? Well, here at pt Health, we have a commitment to helping Canadians across the country get the care they need to reduce pain, feel their best, and live the highest quality of life possible. Our partnership with …

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Webinar: Orthotics 101

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Events

        Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 3:00 pm EST Duration: 1-hour Learn how to efficiently and optimally use your clinical knowledge and experience to identify, assess and explain to your patients the advantages and benefits of wearing custom orthotics. This in-depth webinar will teach you how to spot patients that will benefit from custom orthotics, how …

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Is This Serious? Why do my Thumbs Click?

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Is this serious?, Pain

  You’re here because you hear clicking popping, cracking, and snapping when you bend your thumb, possibly both your thumbs. It can be painful and alarming when your thumb won’t stop clicking and cracking, and you don’t know what to do. So, while we always suggest you talk to a healthcare provider any time you start experiencing new symptoms, sometimes …

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Occupational Therapist Spotlight: Suzie Beliveau

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Spotlight

  Finding the right healthcare provider is hard, there are so many options that it can be hard to know where to start. Heathcare is such a personal and intimate thing that you want to be sure you’re picking a clinician that’s right for you and that you feel comfortable working with. That’s why we love doing clinician spotlights; they …

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5 Physiotherapist Approved Self-Care Tips

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Health

  International Self-care Day (ISD) takes place on July 24th each year. While we hear self-care talked about so much in the news, on tv, and in the media that it can seem like a buzzword of the moment, this day of recognition gives us all a chance to take a more in-depth look into self-care. What is Self-Care? The …

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