Top 10 Benefits of Physiotherapy for Seniors

Seniors are more active and want to remain active and vital for years into their retirement and physiotherapy is a great way to help achieve and maintain these healthy lifestyle goals. Physiotherapists have training and experience in conditions such as; arthritis, osteoporosis, fall prevention as well as specialized physiotherapy treatments for dizziness and balance disorders, vestibular rehabilitation, and pelvic floor. Seniors undergoing hip and/or knee replacement surgery can also benefit from pre and post-operative physiotherapy.  Pain from injury or a chronic condition can be assessed and a treatment plan will be put in place to improve movement and function. Physiotherapy doesn’t just treat the symptoms but the underlying causes of the pain. 

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5 Ways to Introduce Wellness in your Workplace

Wellness in the workplace... What does it really mean and why is it so important? Corporate wellness can mean a variety of things but essentially it means a company activity or policy designed to support healthy behaviour.  Creating a healthy office culture through wellness programs is very important and not just for large corporations or “employee perks”. 

First, let’s look at some of the facts:

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Plantar Fasciitis - What you Need to Know

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain – inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting your heel bone to your toes and supporting the arch of your foot.

Most likely felt as a stabbing pain in the bottom of your foot near the heel. Worse in the morning when first getting up and easing as you start to move around; however, it can increase

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

Most people between the ages of 20 and 55 have regular massage therapy treatments; either to speed up the healing time from injury or as part of their preventative healthcare routine.  Since many seniors suffer from physical ailments such as poor circulation, stiffness, and pain; as well as emotional challenges from increased isolation - massage therapy can be a solution to ease the symptoms associated with aging.  There is a long list of reasons why seniors should get a massage – we’ve narrowed it down to the top 5

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7 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

As winter carries on we can start to tire of the grey skies, freezing temperatures and too many hours spent indoors. These factors and the increase of viruses circling can have an impact on our physical health and make us more prone to getting sick. Your immune system is the body’s defense against invading bacteria, virus and other germs. The different systems of your body all work together to support the immune system and protect you from getting sick.  I don’t know about you but I don’t have time to get sick!

Here are my top 7 ways to keep your immune system running at 100%

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How to Maximize Your Extended Health Benefits

Claiming your benefits doesn't have to a bothersome chore. With a few simple steps you can easily book your massage treatment and get reimbursed -- all without filling out and mailing paperwork, or waiting for a cheque. We are going to walk through what you need to know to maximize your health benefits and when we’re done you’ll know exactly what you are covered for and how to take advantage. Ready? Let’s get started...

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