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Jan 2016

Physiotherapy For Toddlers?

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Little kids bounce back fast, which probably explains why we usually associate physiotherapy with adult patients. There are however many cases in which children can benefit from physiotherapy, even if they’re toddler-age. Your child may benefit from seeing a physiotherapist in the following cases: They are recovering from an injury. They have a physical disability. They have a heart or lung condition. They have a birth defect. Conditions that apply specifically to infants and toddlers include: Head shape management (flat head, skull asymmetries, tracking head shape, neck conditions). Positioning during sleep and/or play. Delayed milestones There are so many ways a physiotherapist can help toddlers, no matter the issue. The best part of physiotherapy is that it can accomplish big results without medicating. Here are some of the ways physiotherapists treat patients: Massage: Massage reduces tension and stress, and promotes healing, relaxation, and blood flow. Massage has shown to be…

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Our joints can be delicate, and require lots of care. Tennis elbow is a common condition caused by strain, often due to overuse (hence the name!). Those who have tennis elbow suffer from pain around the outer elbow due to damaged tendons. The severity of tennis elbow can vary, and painkillers can be used to manage the pain. If the elbow is rested, symptoms usually improve over time. Tennis elbow symptoms are painful though, and can make simple tasks difficult.…

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Those who suffer from migraines know how excruciating they can be. The difficult thing about migraines is that there’s no single known cure that works for everyone. Depending on the person, migraines can be triggered by different things, and relieved by different things. Fortunately, migraine pain management continues to improve, with many options for sufferers. Many migraine sufferers use alternative medicine, such as massage, to treat headaches, and studies have shown that they have an incredible success rate. Migranes At…

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Healthy joints are instrumental in all movement and support in the body. Joint pain can range from mildly uncomfortable to severe and debilitating. Joint pain is common in aging adults, and is often found in major joints such as the knees, hips, and shoulders. Joint pain is a symptom of arthritis, an inflammation of the joints which affects many aging adults. With any joint pain, it is highly recommended that you see out the opinion of a doctor or physiotherapist.…

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Whether you lead an active or a more sedentary lifestyle, you may find that back pain is giving you problems while sitting, exercising, or sleeping. Depending on the severity of your back pain, you may need to visit a doctor, chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, or acupuncturist. There are some ways to treat your back pain at home (other than medicating!). Before we get into the stretches, here are some quick tips to help you before, after, and during your stretches:…

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