Central Booking905-277-1782


Open

What is a fracture?

February 26 | 2022
Posted by Erin Mills Physiotherapy

0 comment

If you have a fracture, it means you have broken a bone.  Fractures are common injuries and they can happen to people of all ages, from the very young to the very old.  Common areas where fractures happen include shoulder, spinal vertebrae, elbow, wrist, knees and ankle.  Majority of fractures occur with trauma to the bone – either from a fall or a blunt force. How do you know that you have a fracture? Most people can usually feel that they have broken a bone because the signs and symptoms can be very obvious.  These include: Swelling or bruising over a bone Deformity around the injury area, such as arm or leg Pain that gets worse with any movement or added pressure Inability to put any weight through the joint Protruding bone through the skin (in the case of open fractures) Is it always obvious that you have a fracture?…

Read More

FROZEN SHOULDER

February 18 | 2022
Posted by Sharon Tierney

0 comment

WHY DO I HAVE SHOULDER PAIN You haven’t done anything to hurt your shoulder. However, you may find yourself unable to move your shoulder and it may cause serious pain if you try. This is a condition known as Frozen Shoulder, and it can greatly affect your daily life. Frozen shoulder, also known as Adhesive Capsulitis is a condition that leads to a painful loss of range of motion in the shoulder joint. frozen shoulder SYMPTOMS  It causes persistent shoulder pain, inflammation and stiffness in the connective tissue of the shoulder. Therefore, the condition is known to gradually worsen over time. These persistent symptoms can make daily tasks extremely painful and challenging. Frozen shoulder causes the capsule surrounding the shoulder joint to contract and form scar tissue, which causes a painful restriction in range of motion. However,  without proper treatment, this shoulder condition can last for…

Read More

Elbow pain physiotherapy has many benefits!

February 15 | 2022
Posted by Erin Mills Physiotherapy

0 comment

Elbow Pain Pain at the elbow region is a very common issue.  There are several reasons to why there are so many people suffering with elbow pain.  Most of the time, elbow pain is due to work, sports or accidents. Reasons for Elbow Pain  Fractures An elbow fracture can involve any one of the three bones that make up the elbow joint Fractures occur with direct trauma to the area such as a direct hit or a fall onto the elbow Ligament Sprains Injuries to ligaments can occur with trauma or through over-stretching movements The severity of the sprain is determined by a grading system 1 – mild stretching or tear of the ligament, with little or no instability at the joint 2 – partial tear of the ligament, with some instability in the joint 3 – ligament is completely ruptured and there is no stability in the joint Tendon…

Read More

What is Pelvic Health in Men?

February 10 | 2022
Posted by Erin Mills Physiotherapy

0 comment

Pelvic health in men is a topic lacking attention, recognition, and research.  More specifically, issues with the pelvic floor affect many men and can be very disruptive to their lives.  Consequently, pelvic floor physiotherapy helps us accept, understand and treat the pelvic related issues for men. Causes of pelvic health issues for men There are several pelvic health issues for men.  For example, some of the common problems faced by men are: Incontinence 1 in 9 men are incontinent Incontinence means loss of urine in small volume or dribbling by coughing, sneezing, laughing, lifting, exercise or transitional movements. Risk Factors for incontinence include Obesity, Chronic illness, Medication, Smoking, Chronic straining, Radical Prostatectomy, and Prostate enlargement Consequently, there are a lot of social issues related to incontinence, including: Decreased self esteem Depression Isolation Reduced social activity Reduced/Disrupted physical activity Erectile dysfunction  There may be physical or psychological factors that could cause…

Read More

FEEDS

RECENT POSTS

CATEGORIES

ARCHIVES


Book An Appointment

Book An Appointment

Please select the Circle and click the Submit button.

Refresh
Submit