Physiotherapy Blog Posts

Pain: How it Works & Management

Pain: How it Works & Management

Pain is Complex!

Modern pain science focuses on the biopsychosocial model of pain, which posits that our qualitative experience of pain is an holistic combination of biological, psychological, and social factors. This post will go through how pain works and how to manage it.

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Physiotherapy (Why you should Start Working with a Physio)

Physiotherapy (Why you should Start Working with a Physio)

While most people have heard of physiotherapy, there are still plenty who don’t know exactly what a physiotherapist does. If you are in pain and you’ve never had physiotherapy before, or if you have had a bad experience in the past, it can be difficult to know who to turn to for advice. You might be concerned whether it will make your pain worse, or will it even work?

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Balance Exercises Featuring the Strongboard

Balance Exercises Featuring the Strongboard

Balance uses visual, vestibular, and somatosensory (proprioception mainly) systems to maintain a line of gravity from a base of support, minimizing lateral sway from that equilibrium. Balance, an often over-looked component of fitness, is a skill that can be tested and improved in a range of ways. One such way that we advocate for is using an unstable surface or specially-designed tool, like the Strongboard Balance Board

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