Advance Your Career with pt Health

pt Health Company News, Employment, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized

If you just graduated from school or are looking to make a career change you need to keep reading! If you are looking for an opportunity that can offer you room for advancement, company benefits, and a workplace culture unlike any other then you have landed at the right place. pt Health is a Community Clinic Network with 230 corporate …

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Kickstart your New Year’s Resolutions with Physiotherapy

Kaitlynn Bonin Health, Miscellaneous, Standard

The turning of a new year symbolizes the turning of a new leaf for many of us, a chance to shed bad habits and start fresh. With a new year, we hope to see a new us. So what are the most common New Year’s Resolutions? Well, according to a 2017 survey, one-third of Canadians want to improve their fitness …

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Stay Safe This Winter

Kaitlynn Bonin fall prevention, Miscellaneous, Standard

It’s that time of year again. As Canadians, we’re no strangers to winter and the hazards that come along with it. After all, we experience winter for almost half the year. While it’s a time to get cozy in front of the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy winter activities like sledding and skiing, winter also means …

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We Asked a Physiotherapist to Compare Drugstore vs. Custom Orthotics

Kaitlynn Bonin Ask a Clinician, Foot pain, Video

Not sure if custom orthotics are really worth it? pt Health physiotherapist Paul Love, who has been practicing for 27 years, explains the difference between drugstore orthotics (also called over-the-counter or off-the-shelf orthotics, Dr. Scholl’s, or shoe inserts) and custom-made orthotics. Orthotics are one of the cheapest and easiest preventative measures for correcting foot problems. They can help reduce and …

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pt Health one of 2018’s Best Workplaces Managed by Women

pt Health Company News, Press Release, Quote

  We are proud and honoured to announce that pt Health made it to the 2018 List of Best Workplaces™ Managed by Women. We are the first physiotherapy provider officially certified as a Great Place to Work® “The vibrancy of our diversity is a key advantage of our company,” says pt Health CEO Heather Shantora, “many trailblazing women came before me in healthcare …

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Success! 39 Year Old Non-Runner Completes Marathon

Sarah Hodgins Health

This past Sunday on November 4th, Heather Shantora, 39-year-old single mother of 2, completed the New York City Marathon! It was a long, exhilarating and tough day, seeing as six months ago Heather would not have classified herself as a runner. But with perseverance and training, and support from her family, physiotherapist, massage therapist and chiropractor, Heather finished the marathon. …

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Using Prehabilitation to Avoid Injury

Sarah Hodgins Health

  We are now only days away from the New York City Marathon and are following the story of 39-year-old Heather Shantora, busy single mom of 2 young kids, who decided to run the 42 km race in NYC. Oh, and did we mention that she’s not a runner? In August, after three months of training, Heather started to experience …

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39 Year Old, Non-Runner Takes on the New York City Marathon

Sarah Hodgins Health

  Running a marathon is a huge undertaking, even for experienced runners. After all, we’re talking about 42 km (26 miles) of running; that will take the average experienced runner 5 to 6 hours to complete. It’s not something that you can just roll out of bed and do; it usually takes months and months of preparation of increasingly long …

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Cannabis and Physiotherapy: What you Need to Know

pt Health Pain, Pain Relief

  As of October 17th, 2018 marijuana will officially be legal in Canada, not only for medicinal purposes but also for recreational use. Many people turn to cannabis for pain management or symptom relief from conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, epilepsy, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. Physiotherapists also work with many of these conditions, specializing in restoring function, …

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