4 TIPS FOR BUYING THE BEST SHOES FOR YOUR FOOT HEALTH

4 TIPS FOR BUYING THE BEST SHOES FOR YOUR FOOT HEALTH

“When your feet hurt, you hurt all over.”

Feet are the foundation for our structural system and can affect the whole body when they are not well supported. That is why finding the best shoe for your feet is so important, and getting rid of that same shoe after wearing it down to prevent injury.

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THANK YOU

THANK YOU

It was wonderful to see so many new faces, and old friends stop by at our different Open House events, giving us the opportunity to meet get to know you more.

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OPEN HOUSE WEEK

OPEN HOUSE WEEK

Celebrate our 30th anniversary with at our Open House week!

We are very excited about hitting this milestone and would like to celebrate by hosting a week’s worth of events and free giveaways. Starting September 4th, we will host lunchtime Physio Talks, offer free 20-minute physio consultations and assessments, culminating in an Open House event on September 9th.

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PHYSIONIQUE CELEBRATES A MILESTONE!

PHYSIONIQUE CELEBRATES A MILESTONE!

Physionique celebrates a milestone!

Physionique is turning 30! At Physionique we pride ourselves on helping our clients recover from injury, relieve pain, achieve body balance and optimal physical performance.

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HOW PHYSIO CAN HELP KNEE PAIN

HOW PHYSIO CAN HELP KNEE PAIN

5 Different Types of Knee Pain and Remedies

Knee Pain can be caused by many different factors as the knee is made up by numerous structures, all of which need to function optimally in order for the knee to be pain free. Ligaments, cartilage, tendons, muscles and bone surfaces can all be affected by overuse, trauma or biomechanical factors such as flat feet or mal-alignment of the legs. Pain usually begins gradually so an early response is key. Understanding the reason for your knee pain is the first step to overcoming it.

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RUNNING WORKSHOP

RUNNING WORKSHOP

Injury Free Running

Enjoy running but want to make sure you stay injury free? Or have you been injured in the past and would like to learn how to get back into your running routine? Physionique will be hosting a workshop on how to enjoy your runs and remain injury free in the process. We want you to reach your running goals and keep you from becoming part of the 80% of runners who have a running related injury. Lorenzo Basso, one of our physiotherapists, will be leading this workshop drawing from his knowledge and experience of recuperating patients with running related injuries.

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HOW PHYSIO CAN HELP RUNNERS

HOW PHYSIO CAN HELP RUNNERS

6 Ways Your Physio Can Keep You Running Injury Free

Running is a regular exercise for many, and one that is often practiced on a daily basis. It is a natural, repetitive and complicated movement and for these reasons, statistics show that 82% of all runners suffer a running related injury. There are many factors that may contribute to running injuries. These factors can lead to compensations, breakdown in form and technique, overload and eventually injuries.

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MUSCULO-SKELETAL UPDATE

Biomechanics – A Holistic Approach to Managing Pain

Biomechanics – The “In” Thing

Why is biomechanics an important factor to consider when treating people with musculo-skeletal complaints? Because our bodies are wonderfully made to be efficient and balanced structures. There are forces acting on the body whether at rest, sitting at the computer or moving. Good structural alignment leads to even force distribution.

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INDICATIONS & CONTRAINDICATIONS OF PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENTS

What are the indications and contraindications for common Physiotherapy treatments and modalities?

Doctors often recommend physiotherapy treatments such as traction, manual therapy, ultrasound and interferential therapy to their patients. These treatments have specific purposes and uses. They are extremely beneficial when correctly applied but can be potentially harmful if used incorrectly. Physiotherapists should apply them discriminately to achieve the best outcome for the patient.

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KNEE PAIN UPDATE

The Difficult Knee

Most cases of knee pain are seldom caused by isolated precipitating events, but are the result of habitual imbalances in the lower extremity movement system.

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CORE STABILITY UPDATE

What is Core Stability?

Core stability is traditionally used to describe the motor control of muscles around the pelvis, abdomen and low back that support and brace the lumbar spine during movement.

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