“Exercise is like cleaning your teeth. Exercise prevents problems.”read more
“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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
A person’s unique skills and abilities
The role of the neuromuscular system
Whether it is learning a golf swing, tennis serve, surgical procedure, ballroom dancing or playing a musical instrument, the control of movement is dependent on the structure and function of the neuromuscular system.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more