You may be aware that there are two distinct varieties of injury that a person can sustain - acute and chronic. Each of these types of injuries manifest very differently, and each takes time and rehabilitation to heal. Today, our Manotick physiotherapists explain how they can be overcome.
Prevention & Treatment News
Enjoy news and tips from our Manotick Physiotherapists on how physiotherapy and massage treatment can help to keep you feeling your very best.
Do you often feel stuck when it comes to handling stressful situations, particularly when they're related to an activity or project you're passionate about? This is a very common issue. Our Manotick physiotherapists explain how it can be overcome with stress management consults.
You may commonly associate the phrase 'no pain, no gain' with being physically active. However, the adage isn't necessarily true for people participating in sports and trying to stay active. Our Manotick physiotherapists explain how sports physiotherapy can help treat acute or progressive injuries.
Our highly trained team of clinicians focuses on prevention first when providing physiotherapy treatment. We are dedicated to our patients and to the broader Ottawa community. In this post, we take some time to explain our care philosophy and our commitment to the community.
Our Manotick physiotherapists explain how pelvic floor muscles can be affected by pelvic floor dysfunction. Learn about the condition's symptoms and treatments and how how physiotherapy can help.
Have you recently been told that the discomfort you experience when gripping objects or the pain you feel in your elbow is lateral epicondylitis? This condition is commonly known as 'tennis elbow.' Believe it or not, you need not play tennis to have this common condition, as it can arise from repeated actions that cause inflammation in the tendons. Today, our Manotick physiotherapists explain what tennis elbow is and how physical therapy can help.
Knee injuries and pain are very common in people, whether they have a root cause in physical activity or from acute injuries like falls. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain how physiotherapy may be able to help to improve and recover your knee health and help you return to your normal function and movement.
The pregnancy and childbirth processes are hard on the body as it undergoes significant hormonal and physical changes. Not only do they impact the body of a new mother, but they can also affect their moods or lead to postpartum depression. Here our Mantocik physical therapists offer some information about how physiotherapy may be able to help address both.
Physical therapy is capable of helping our Manotick clients with addressing conditions and injuries affecting their balance, motion and mobility. Our trained professional physiotherapists are able to offer a range of treatments for our clients to help them return to their normal levels of ability.
For those living active lives, whether that involve going to the gym or playing sports, injuries - especially minor ones - are almost inevitable. Not all sports injuries require weeks or months of downtime and recovery. Your recovery can be helped by our Manotick physical therapists. Here, we explain more about how to speed your recovery from sports injuries.
Upper back pain is a very common source of discomfort that may be caused by muscle strain or poor posture. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain what kinds of physical therapy we prescribe to our patients in order to alleviate their pain, reduce their discomfort and improve the mobility of their upper back.
One of the most common effects of sitting for long periods of time (including working at the computer), is limited mobility and discomfort in the middle of your back - a part of your body also called the thoracic spine. Here, our Manotick physical therapists explain what kinds of passive and active physiotherapy treatments we prescribe to patients in order to restore their mobility.
Pain in your neck is one of the most common kinds of discomfort that is reported to us by our clients. There are many reasons why someone may be feeling pain in their neck. Here, our Manotick physical therapists explain some of the most common treatments and exercises that we use to alleviate neck pain or discomfort.
Aching feet are a very common issue facing many people across Canada. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists offer treatments not only in order to alleviate discomfort you are experiencing in your feet, but also to treat its source and help to ensure that the same issues don't flare up again.
Snacking can be a very helpful way of maintaining your energy throughout your day while preventing your sweet tooth from emerging through late-night snacks, treats or meals. Here, our Manotick physical therapists explain why snacking can be so important and also give some examples of healthy snacks to include in your day.
Sciatica is a relatively common and painful condition affecting the sciatic nerve that runs from the base of the spin down both the spine and legs. Here, our Manotick physical therapists explain what treatments we offer to patients suffering from pain caused by sciatica in order to alleviate its symptoms now and in the future.
Have your found yourself deciding to avoid activities such as golfing or hiking because you are worried about what may happen if you fall over? You aren't along, but that doesn't mean that you need to resign yourself to this emotion! Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain how we can help to address balance issues.
Each year in Canada, there are approximately 1600 or more care accidents across the country. These collisions are not only costly, but come with serious health risks. Even if you aren't seriously injured, a small collision can result in long-lasting health consequences. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain how physical therapy can help to rehabilitate injuries from accidents.
Many may find it difficult to think of anything but the COVID-19 pandemic over the last two years, especially if you have contracted the disease. While there is still research being conducted on its long-term effects, there is also research showing that physical therapy may be able to assist with the recovery from pulmonary infections such as COVID-19. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain how physiotherapy may be able to help you.
At our Manotick physiotherapy center, we practice acupuncture as a means of providing therapeutic treatments to alleviate pain, encourage healing and address chronic conditions alongside other treatments. Here, our physiotherapists explain what acupuncture is and how it works.
Massage therapy, or manual therapy, is the manipulation of muscles and soft tissues to assist in injury recovery, manage stress levels and loosen tight muscles. At our Manotick physical therapy center, our Registered Massage Therapists are able to provide massage treatments to clients to help manage a wide range of issues, including abnormal amounts of stress.
While you may not initially think of it, our pelvis hosts some very important muscles. These "pelvic floor" muscles support internal organs, control urination and facilitate sexual health. Here, our Manotick physical therapists explain why physiotherapy treatments targeted at these muscles are so important.
While you may know that physiotherapy can be effective at treating pain in your neck, you may not actually know how it does so! Here, the team of physiotherapists at our Manotick physical therapy centre explains some of the active and passive treatments involved in our physiotherapy for neck pain.
It's generally estimated that pelvic pain affects 1 in 5 adults in North America across ages and genders, impacting the ability to control bodily functions, engage in exercise, sleep properly and more. Here, our Manotick physical therapists explain chronic pelvic pain's symptoms and how pelvic physiotherapy can help.
While the repetitive and strenuous activity associated with most workouts can put you at risk of injury, the resulting pain, setbacks and discomfort are avoidable. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain a few different ways to avoid an injury in the course of your workouts and how we can help if you do experience one.
Running is an incredibly common athletic activity, not only as part of sports like soccer, baseball and football, but as a sport of its own. Despite how common running is, it's repeated impacts and repetitive motion mean it's also full of opportunities for injury. Here, our physiotherapists explain 5 of the most common injuries sustained while running and how to best identify them.
One of the most commonly reported areas of pain seen by our Manotick clients is pain in their necks. Discomfort and pain in someone's neck may be caused by a number of different things, from injuries and issues with your posture to other, more subtle, health issues. Here, our physiotherapists walk you through some of the causes of and treatments for neck pain.
Your rotator cuff is a group of four tendons and muscles that stabilize your shoulder and wrap over the top end of your arm. An injury to this muscle group can be extremely painful and limit your movement. However, whether you require surgery or not, our Manotick physiotherapists are here to explain how physical therapy can help you to recover.
A concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury ranging from quite mild to severe which is generally caused by a blow to the face, head or neck. A concussion can cause varied symptoms ranging from the unnoticeable to the very obvious. Here, our team of Manotick physiotherapists will explain the causes, symptoms and treatments for concussions.
Lower back pain is very common and can range from mild discomfort to debilitating pain. While lower back pain often dissipates on its own, treatment is the best way to make sure it won't return in the future. Regardless of the severity of your back pain, our physiotherapist team at Manotick PhysioWorks is here to explain how we can help you to recover from and prevent lower back pain now and in the future.
Just like any other medical professional, physiotherapists are both responsible for your own recovery and are governed by standards of service. What you may not know, however, is what to prioritize when looking for a new physiotherapist. Here, our Manotick team walks you through 5 things worth looking for when you are searching for a new physiotherapist.
While many people may think that it is quite unhealthy to hold in urine, this is generally untrue! Here, our Manotick pelvic physiotherapists explain the mechanics of urination and how pelvic floor physical therapy may be able to help with frequent or leaking urination.
While you may know exactly what you're looking for in a physiotherapist, the actual process of searching for one can be a bit confusing! Here our Manotick staff provide some helpful advice and resources to use when searching for a registered physiotherapist in Ontario.
Physiotherapy—or physical therapy—is a treatment method that can address and prevent a wide range of injuries, conditions and diseases in patients. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain 5 possible signs that physiotherapy may be right for you and your condition.
Physical therapy—or physiotherapy—is an excellent treatment method for addressing health issues in patients of all ages in order to restore their bodily functions, alleviate their pain and prevent injury or disease. Here, our team of Manotick physiotherapists walk you through 5 of the ways that physiotherapy can help to improve your health.
Pregnancy can come with a variety of conditions, including urinary incontinence, back pain, reduced strength and flexibility, and much more. Here, our Manotick physiotherapists explain how physical therapy can help your body recover from health issues associated with pregnancy.
DO you experience incontinence, or urinary leaks, while sneezing, laughing or running? Yoga may be an alternative intervention for you! Our pelvic physiotherapists often include yoga breathwork and postures to help improve and manage the symptoms of various pelvic health conditions. Surprised?