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COVID-19 Recovery and Rehabilitation

COVID-19 Recovery and Rehabilitation

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.

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How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?

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.

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Massage Therapy for Stress Relief

Massage Therapy for Stress Relief

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.

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Why Pelvic Physiotherapy is Important

Why Pelvic Physiotherapy is Important

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.

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Active and Passive Physiotherapeutic Treatments For Neck Pain

Active and Passive Physiotherapeutic Treatments For Neck Pain

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. 

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Physiotherapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Physiotherapy for Chronic Pelvic 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.

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Treatment and Prevention of Workout Injuries

Treatment and Prevention of Workout Injuries

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.

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5 Common Running Injuries

5 Common Running Injuries

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.

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Physiotherapy for Neck Pain

Physiotherapy for Neck Pain

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.

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Physiotherapy for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Physiotherapy for Rotator Cuff Injuries

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. 

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Physiotherapy for Concussions

Physiotherapy for Concussions

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.

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Physiotherapy For Lower Back Pain

Physiotherapy For Lower Back Pain

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.

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What to Remember When Looking for a Physiotherapist

What to Remember When Looking for a Physiotherapist

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. 

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Physiotherapy and Bladder Control

Physiotherapy and Bladder Control

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. 

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Finding A Registered Physiotherapist

Finding A Registered Physiotherapist

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.

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Signs That Physiotherapy May Be Right For You

Signs That Physiotherapy May Be Right For You

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. 

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5 Benefits of Treatment With Physiotherapy

5 Benefits of Treatment With Physiotherapy

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.

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Physiotherapy for New Moms

Physiotherapy for New Moms

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.

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Yoga as an Alternative Intervention for Urinary Incontinence

Yoga as an Alternative Intervention for Urinary Incontinence

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?

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A Leaky Bladder is Not a Laughing Matter!

A Leaky Bladder is Not a Laughing Matter!

The Canadian Continence Foundation estimates 1 in 3 people suffer from some degree of bladder leakage, yet it is still a very taboo subject. Our physiotherapists may be able to help you regain control.

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Concussion Rehab - How a Physiotherapist Can Help

Concussion Rehab - How a Physiotherapist Can Help

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that is typically caused by a blow to the head. At PhysioWorks Manotick, our physiotherapists offer concussion rehabilitation services to help you feel like yourself again.

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The Benefits of Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates for Runners!

The Benefits of Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates for Runners!

If you enjoy running but are experiencing aches and pains that won’t go away, physiotherapy and clinical pilates can help! Here our Manotick physiotherapists explain more about clinical pilates for runners.

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Ergonomics Tips – Keeping Healthy at your Computer!

Ergonomics Tips – Keeping Healthy at your Computer!

Our Manotick physiotherapists treat many people suffering from the effects of sitting in front of a computer all day. Here are a few ergonomic tips to help you stay healthy while working long hours on the computer.

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Important Reasons Why You Should Stretch More!

Important Reasons Why You Should Stretch More!

Having good flexibility and range of motion will allow you to stay active, healthy and enjoy life! Our Manotick physiotherapists explain why you should be stretching more.

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New Moms Take Care of Your Spine & Joints!

New Moms Take Care of Your Spine & Joints!

Pregnancy hormones can make your joints more susceptible to injury for more than a year after giving birth. Our Manotick physiotherapists share a few tips to help you protect your spin and joints while caring for your new baby.

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Dizzy, Unsteady, or Problems With Balance? Physiotherapy Can Help!

Dizzy, Unsteady, or Problems With Balance? Physiotherapy Can Help!

Dizziness and balance problems are common complaints that can result from a number of different conditions. Our Manotick physiotherapist may be able to help you manage or improve these symptoms.

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Are you Always Tired? Massage Can Help!

Are you Always Tired? Massage Can Help!

Are you always tired? Do you feel like your energy levels are low?  Are you having trouble sleeping? Our Manotick massage therapists may be able to help you feel more rested and alert! Here's how massage can help.

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The Secret to a Healthy Garden is a Healthy Gardener

The Secret to a Healthy Garden is a Healthy Gardener

Gardening is a popular hobby, but like any other activity it can take a toll on your body if not done carefully. Today our Manotick physiotherapists share some tips on how to stay healthy when gardening.

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