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?
New-to-Physio Blog Posts
Physiotherapy with Wilson Chan: Building the Base
My physio session with Wilson focused on modifying my form and the shoulder exercises I had stopped doing at the gym, since being in pain.
How Everyone can Benefit from Physiotherapy
Read more to learn about what physiotherapy looks like with Patrick at WestcoastSCI
4 Pain-Free Stretches for Knee Pain
Several weeks ago, I had a physio session focusing on my knee pain. Peter introduced me methods to relax my quadriceps and mobilizing my kneecaps, to reduce the pain and help me going back to sports.
The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned from Physiotherapy
For my last session at Westcoast SCI, Jack introduced me to volleyball-specific training exercises I can do to prep for the upcoming season!
Best TRX Exercises
Today was my second appointment with Jack. We spent the entire session working with the TRX Suspension Training System.
Best HIIT Workout
Physiotherapy and exercise don’t have to be a chore. Finding new ways to shake up your workout will offer exciting new challenges.
Why it’s Important to Engage your Core
Since I didn’t come to my physio with any pre-existing injuries or concerns, I am able to use more of the fitness training services offered at Westcoast SCI.
Does Physiotherapy Work?
Today, the “basic” core exercises that Peter introduced me to three weeks ago were less challenging. Muscle memory kicked in, but if I hadn’t worked on the exercises at home…