photo of pt Health Directors and CEO inset in a International Women's Day Pledge Card

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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Contest: 21-Day Challenge

Heather Bridge Health

  Prize: A Fitbit Alta & Waterbottle When: February 1 – 21, 2018 How: Post pictures or videos of your progress on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or with the form below. You get up to 3 entries a day (one for each platform) for a total of 63 chances to win! Remember to use the hashtag #pthealth21! How to Win Form a …

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Can you Form a New Healthy Habit in Just 21-Days?

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Health

  You might have read that it takes 21-days to form a new habit, and well, there are conflicting reports on whether that’s too much or not enough time. Some studies show that it can take anywhere from 18-days to over 200-days for a habit to become automatic! What we do know for sure is that drastically changing everything about …

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Myth or Fact: Should You See Doctor Before Starting a New Exercise Routine?

Kerrie-Ann Bernard Health

  The benefits of regular exercise are countless, improved memory, cardiovascular health, weight control and more. With so many health benefits, it’s easy to get ahead of yourself and jump right into a new exercise routine. If you haven’t exercised in a long time, have health issues, or are not sure where to start, it might be a good idea …

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