Naturopathic Doctor Spotlight: Chelsea Grant, ND

Erin Montgomery Spotlight

March is Nutrition Month, and we wanted to recognize a few of the Naturopathic Doctors we have on staff here at pt Health. First up we are chatting with Chelsea Grant, Naturopathic Doctor at our Cornwall Physiotherapy – pt Health clinic in Cornwall, Ontario. Dr. Chelsea Grant, ND has been serving the Cornwall area as a Naturopathic Doctor since 2012. Having grown up …

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Chiropractor Spotlight: Dr Vincent Ng

Erin Montgomery 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 Dr. Vincent Ng, a new chiropractor at the Broadway Wellness and Physiotherapy – pt Health clinic in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dr. Vincent Ng’s aim is …

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Cold vs. Heat Therapy: Which One is Better?

Kaitlynn Bonin Ankle pain, Back pain, Foot pain, Health, Knee pain, Limb pain, Neck pain, Pain Relief, Shoulder pain, Wrist pain

Cold and heat therapy are often used as a treatment for sprains, strains, pain and other injuries. But how do you know when to use which? And is one better than the other? The answer is that it depends. However, as a general rule of thumb: Ice is good for reducing swelling and inflammation Heat is good for relaxing and …

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Can High Heels Be The Reason For My Back Pain?

Kaitlynn Bonin Back pain

We all know that a good pair of heels can elevate any outfit, but do they come at a cost? While published research is unclear on whether wearing high heels directly leads to back pain, it is clear that wearing them alters your body’s biomechanics. Your feet impact how your entire body moves and functions, and your shoes affect that …

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Meet Our Psychologist: Vanessa McColl

Erin Montgomery Ask a Clinician, Company News, Quote

As we continue through the month of February we will be featuring a different pt Health psychologist as we honor Psychology Month. This week we chatted with Vanessa McColl a psychologist who works at pt Health and Wellness Centre Gladstone Halifax.  Vanessa has been part of the pt Health team for over 7 years in the Halifax Regional Municipality. She completed her …

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Meet Our Psychologist: Karen Smith

Erin Montgomery Ask a Clinician, Company News, Quote

February is Psychology month, and we wanted to recognize a few of the psychologists we have here on staff here at pt Health. First up we are chatting with Karen Smith, Psychologist at our Cole Harbour Integrated Health Services – pt Health clinic in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. “I have been a practicing clinical psychologist for over 14 years. I graduated from …

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Why Taking A Stretch Break At Work Is So Important

Erin Montgomery Back pain, Health, Knee pain, Neck pain, Pain, Pain Relief

Sitting All Day Can Be Detrimental to Your Physical Health Do you work at a desk all day? Have you noticed stiffness in your muscles from sitting for extended periods of time? Have your energy levels been dropping? Do you find yourself being less productive? These are all warning signs from your body – telling you that it’s time to …

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pt Health Announces the Newest Addition of Nose Hill Park Physiotherapy

pt Health Company News

pt Health is very excited to announce the opening of our newest clinic: pt Health Nose Hill Park Physiotherapy in Calgary Alberta. Nose Hill Park offers patients in the Calgary area a state of the art rehabilitation facility with a gym, onsite physiotherapy, massage therapy, shockwave therapy and more. It has been 5 years since pt Health has opened a …

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Football Injuries

3 Most Common Football Injuries

Erin Montgomery Events, Knee pain, Shoulder pain, Standard

We are less than a week away from Super Bowl LIII one of the most watched sporting events of the year. It is the most important game of a players career – it’s where most players aspire to be, but while it may be the most important game there are a few common football injuries that could leave a player …

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