Meet Our Psychologist: Karen Smith

pt Health 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

pt Health 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

pt Health Events, Knee pain, Shoulder pain, Standard

What to Watch Out For On the Field We are less than a week away from Super Bowl LIII, one of the most watched sporting events of the year. It’s where every name in the NFL aspires to be – but, this being football, it’s important to remember that there are also a few common injuries that could leave a …

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Bell Lets Talk Day

Bell Let’s Talk Day

pt Health Community Involvement, Events

Mental Health is more common than you may think. Did you know that it is estimated that 1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental illness throughout their lifetime? So why aren’t we having a larger conversation about this? Thanks to Bell Let’s Talk Day the conversation has finally begun to gain some traction. In September of 2010 Bell Let’s Talk …

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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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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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