photo of a mother holding a baby that has torticollis

Is This Serious? My Baby’s Head Won’t Turn!

Jennifer Cheng Neck pain

There is so much to think and worry about after having a baby that it can start to feel overwhelming. The health of your baby is essential but being uninformed can be all the more frustrating. So what do you do when you notice that your baby’s neck isn’t moving properly? Today we’ll discuss a common cause for this and …

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Photo of Susie Smith pelvic health physiotherapist at downtown Calgary clinic Corporate Sport

Physiotherapist Spotlight: Susie Smith

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Pelvic health, Spotlight

  At pt Health we have so many phenomenally driven, talented, and ambitious people working at our clinics across the country, that we jump at the chance to give them the spotlight on our blog. For us, these clinician spotlights are a great chance to introduce our team members to the world and provide them with a platform to share what …

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Photograph of a woman receiving Graston Technique tool assisted manual therapy on the shoulder blade.

5 Reasons to Try the Graston Technique For Pain Relief

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Modalities, Pain Relief

  The Graston Technique is a patented form of manual therapy that uses stainless steel tools to find and release adhesions in the muscles; tight knots called trigger points and also scar tissue. Skilled clinicians certified in the technique use specially designed tools to locate knots by running the tools over the skin. They then use the same tools to …

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International Women’s Day 2018: Renewing Our Commitment

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Community Involvement, Company News

  Numerous independent studies have stated the same fact, our prosperity as a country is closely tied to women’s equality and their opportunity to work. In fact, a recent report by McKinsey Global Institute finds that through gender equality, Canada could add $150 billion in incremental GDP in 2026. Regarding education, women are excelling. But, while the percentage of women …

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Is This Serious: Why Does My Kneecap Hurt?

pt Health Is this serious?, Knee pain

  Are you a regular runner or have you just started training to run? Have you just started to experience knee pain? You are on a great path to get healthier and now all of a sudden your knee begins to hurt. What could be more frustrating than being stopped in your tracks because of runner’s knee? You don’t have to be …

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Waleed Abdel-Razek physiotherapsist at Caledonia physiotherapy

Physiotherapist Spotlight: Waleed Abdel-Razek

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Foot pain, Spotlight

Here at pt Health, we’re honoured to have so many incredibly driven and ambitious people working at our clinics across the country. We love clinician spotlights because they are a chance to introduce these fantastic clinic team members, give them a platform to share what they love about their careers, and learn a little more about the people that make pt …

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Amazing Massage Therapist Opportunities, Come Join Us!

Heather Bridge Company News

  Our Registered Massage Therapists are an important part of our collaborative healthcare team who provide outstanding care to our patients. We are looking for smart, forward-thinking problem solvers to help us improve the health and well-being of all our patients. Our clinics are busy, yet our team brings energy and fun to the clinic every day. Why Become a Massage Therapist …

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A Women performs Kegel Exercises as part of her pelvic floor physiotherapy

Ask a Clinician: Kegel Exercises, Everything You Need to Know

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Ask a Clinician, Pelvic health

  It could be argued that there’s never been so much interest in pelvic health, from jade eggs in the pages of GOOP to Ben Wa balls in the film Fifty Shades Darker, even old-school Kegel exercises are getting their time in the limelight. This could be why a Google search for “kegel exercises” returns over 844,000 results and endless questions. To …

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Photo of woman with back pain as a results of an ankle injury.

3 Signs Your Ankle Injury is Causing Lower Back Pain

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Ankle pain, Back pain

  Sprained ankles are the most common sports-related injuries seen by physiotherapists.  If you’ve ever rolled or sprained your ankle, you’ll know that hurting your ankle can impact the way you walk or run (known as your gait) and the way your body aligns (your body mechanics). But did you know that not seeking treatment can have long-lasting potentially debilitating …

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