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Here’s why you should try pickleball

pt Health Here’s why you should try pickleball What’s one the fastest growing sports in North America? It’s a game you may be unfamiliar with, pickleball! A mix of tennis, badminton and table tennis, this much-loved sport was invented in 1965 and has become widely popular in the last 5 years. More and more individuals…

3 common foot complaints

pt Health 3 common foot complaints Are you ignoring pain in your feet because you keep thinking that it will subside and get better on its own? While common, foot pain is not normal. Depending on the cause of your discomfort, many foot issues can be treated effectively. Below are three of the most common…

6 concussion myths debunked

pt Health 6 concussion myths debunked Have you or someone close to you experienced a concussion recently? Don’t know what concussion information to believe? You are not the only one! Doing your own research can be hard, so here are 6 concussion myths we have debunked for you. Myth #1: You need to lose consciousness…

5 common summer sport injuries you should know about

pt Health 5 common summer sport injuries you should know about Summer is upon us, which for most means spending more time outside under the sun. As much as we love outdoor activities, they pose some risk of injury due to factors like footwear, body mechanics, and the outdoor environment itself. The good news is…

What to expect during a pelvic floor physiotherapy assessment

pt Health What to expect during a pelvic floor physiotherapy assessment Pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specialized branch of physiotherapy which addresses a range of conditions related to the pelvic floor, such as: Post partum recovery Pregnancy related pain Pre-partum education and  preparation Pelvic organ prolapse management Incontinence or bladder leakage Sexual dysfunction or painful…

How to prevent overuse injuries

pt Health How to prevent overuse injuries Have you ever felt a gradual onset of pain during work, exercise or continuous movement and immediately started wondering how and why this pain came to be? At pt Health, we see a lot of patients that come in describing this kind of pain. They’re usually unsure why…

5 movements and exercises to prepare you for hiking

pt Health 5 movements and exercises to prepare you for hiking As the days get warmer and longer, you may be thinking of going hiking, or an outdoor adventure with friends and family. Here are some tips that can help you get ready to hit the trails, make the most out of your time, and prevent…

What is causing my shin pain and how can I treat it at home?

pt Health What is causing my shin pain and how can I treat it at home? You might think that shin pain mostly happens to runners, but this issue can happen to anyone who has recently intensified their level of physical activity. Shin pain, also known as “shin splints”, is a condition caused by inflammation…