Tag: Physiotherapy

Jun 29

Janice completed Concussion Management Workshop

Janice attended  the Concussion Management Workshop on June 28, 2015 presented by Concussion Rehab Works. She now has additional treatments for concussion to offer to her clients.

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Jun 23

Leaky Bladder Syndrome – Part 3

Often we are exposed to the idea that women who are older, or who have had children, have bladder problems. They may present with urinary incontinence in a few forms. Stress incontinence (weak bladder) is the involuntary loss of urine when a person is physically exerted with such things are lifting, coughing, sneezing, or laughing. …

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Jun 09

Leaky Bladder Syndrome – Part 2

Treatment often involves manual therapy to realign the pelvis, back, and/ or hips,  to release restrictions in the pelvis and lower back, and exercises to strengthen the weak pelvic floor muscles, lower abdominals, and lower back. Some physiotherapists use machines to help the muscles regain their function. Some women may also have the problem of …

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May 20

Leaky Bladder Syndrome

You have seen this problem advertised on TV. You may think that everyone just needs to put on a pad or diaper. BUT there is another solution for this problem. The biggest thing to remember is that incontinence is not a natural part of aging or having children. Incontinence is a medical condition that should …

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May 11

Post-Surgery Scar Mobilization

After surgery, there will be issues arising from the production of adhesions which are a normal response to surgery. The scar may be puckered or feel like it is pulling. If you are having issues of low back pain after abdominal surgery or having difficulties with moving your arm after breast cancer surgery, the treatment …

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Apr 20

Treatment for Concussion

What to do for treatment? If you suspect that you have a concussion or have had a severe blow to your head, you should have yourself checked out at emergency or your doctor. If you have a diagnosis of a concussion, you can find a practitioner of Brain Therapy.   What will I be treated …

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Apr 15

Concussion Symptoms in Adults and Children

Symptoms in adults Common symptoms after a concussive traumatic brain injury are headache, loss of memory (amnesia) and confusion. The amnesia, which may or may not follow a loss of consciousness, usually involves the loss of memory of the event that caused the concussion. Signs and symptoms of a concussion may include: Headache or a …

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Apr 07

What is a concussion?

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull. Although there may be cuts or bruises on the head or face, there may be no other visible signs of a …

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Mar 31

Inflammation and Chronic Pain – Concussions

We have heard in the media of the effects of concussion which is an inflammatory response by the body to the trauma. The swelling is inside the head so there is a build up of pressure on the brain. The effects of concussion can be treated with the treatments that help with chronic inflammation. Unfortunately, …

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Jan 03

We’re Moving!

As of December 23, 2014 we will be closing our current office at 33 Ochterloney St.,  and will be making the move to our new office. On January 5, 2015 we will be opening at our new location in Downtown Dartmouth, at 17 Prince St., Suite 202. Our phone number will remain the same so …

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