Weight management issues are common among physiotherapy patients. The increase in obesity has led to a rising prevalence of secondary health issues, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and joint pain. Today’s physiotherapists provide exercises for weight management that contribute to overcoming musculoskeletal dysfunctions, eliminating chronic pain, and improving mobility and health. The World’s Weight Problem Obesity continues to increase around the world, resulting in the classification of more than 312 million people as clinically obese. This has led to an increase in secondary health issues among many different populations. There are many factors that contribute to weight management issues. These include genetic predispositions as well as sedentary lifestyles, low-quality foods, and socio-economic factors. Applying the right exercise program is the first step in helping individuals overcome their weight management issues. Physiotherapy for Weight Management Physiotherapists play a vital role in addressing weight issues. They help patients make the behaviour modifications…

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As we age, our bones lose density and can become brittle. The loss of bone mass can lead to osteoporosis, and is due in part to age, to hormonal changes, and to deficiency in minerals such as calcium. Osteoporosis is a common disease, and bone loss leads to a heightened risk of fractures. Osteoporosis is especially common in women over the age of fifty, due to hormonal changes brought upon by menopause. Because it is so common, many of us…

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Getting relief from low back pain is one of the biggest challenges for many people. There are numerous factors that contribute to low back pain, which makes it difficult to find solutions that work. Stretching has been shown to provide relief from low back pain. It restores balance in muscle tension and reduces undue stress on the joint tissues. Stretching enhances mobility, which eliminates compensations you might be making in your daily activities. Things to Keep in Mind When Stretching…

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There can be few greater nuisances than a stiff neck. Whether it be from some form of physical activity or simply waking up sore, a stiff neck can put a damper on any day. A stiff neck can lead to decreased productivity at work, limit your ability to perform athletic motions, or even make everyday actions that you would normally take joy in a pain in- well, the neck! Luckily, there are numerous methods you can try that can help…

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While we here at Dynamic Physiotherapy specialize in sports and exercise related injuries, in an ideal world, business for us would be a lot tougher to find! Of course some injuries are unavoidable and are a risk factor one must accept when taking on any physical endeavour; however, the vast majority of injuries are not only preventable, but completely avoidable. Before you begin your next workout routine or exercise regimen, here are ten tips you can follow to help keep…

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