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Sciatic Nerve Pain is a common topic of discussion that comes up often with physiotherapy patients and their physician. The sciatic nerve starts in your spine and then runs to each of your ankles. It is the longest nerve in the human body. Sciatic pain can cause numbness, aching, and sometimes even trembling. It can also cause weakness in the knees. The reason that sciatic pain occurs is because of pressure put on the sciatic nerve, oftentimes due to a prolapsed disk. Sitting in an unnatural position for long periods of time can set sciatic pain off, as can being pregnant. Heavy lifting or vigorous exercise can also cause sciatic pain. When sciatic pain hits, pain relief is the only thing on your mind! Of course, there are traditional medicines such as aspirin or ibuprofen, but they oftentimes are not enough. For excellent, natural, pain relief, essential oils can often…

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There are many people who have never taken advantage of the benefits of massage therapy. For those of us who have enjoyed the experience of massage therapy, know it can be a release and an extremely relaxing way to unwind. Oftentimes people do not understand just how deep the benefits of massage therapy really go. The physiotherapy aspect behind massage therapy can in fact provide many more benefits than the average person realizes. Massage therapy is the manual physical treatment…

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If you’ve been injured or are dealing with muscle pain and joint stiffness or have mobility issues, you can benefit from physiotherapy. Also referred to as physical therapy, physiotherapy uses mechanical forces and movements, specific exercise and other therapeutic modalities such as electrotherapy, massage and acupuncture to restore function and mobility. Why do people need physiotherapy? Generally, people visit a physiotherapist after sustaining an injury or to deal with overused muscles. For instance, if you are a baseball player and…

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Injuries to the knees and ankles can sideline us for weeks. This is especially unbearable for athletes who want nothing more than to get back on the court, ice, diamond, track etc. When you get hurt but want to continue your active lifestyle, you can benefit from wearing sports braces. What are sports braces? Sports braces are a form of custom orthotics that are designed to keep injured joints steady by stabilizing them. When joints become hypermobile from overuse and…

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Most Canadians live with pain. We suck it up and get on with our lives even though we are suffering inside. Shockwave therapy provides a way to relieve pain and let us live without discomfort. What is shockwave therapy? Shockwave therapy is a therapeutic technique that applies frequent, short bursts of mechanical energy to soft tissue. When applied at high intensity, this energy can treat injuries, scarring, inflammation and pain. Shockwave therapy provides benefits to people looking to heal from…

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