Physiotherapy for Post-Concussion Syndrome

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Concussions are a common form of head injury that can have lasting impacts on your physical and mental health. While most concussions heal on their own through adequate amounts of rest and patience, like any muscle, you can work with it to increase strength and optimize the recovery process. At Get Well Physio, our Abbotsford physio clinic can provide you … Read More

How Soon After an Injury Should You Start Physical Therapy?

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If you have experienced an injury, you’re probably well-versed in the pain, time, and patience that comes with the healing process. While injuries vary in severity, they all require a healthy combination of rest and rehabilitation. To regain the strength and mobility you had prior to your injury, the team at the Abbotsford clinic Get Well Physio can provide expert … Read More

How to Speed Up Concussion Recovery

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Are you suffering from a head injury? Concussions can be a very painful and frustrating experience, so it’s important to allow your brain the proper amount of time and rest to fully recover. This can vary depending on the case, taking anywhere from days to months to completely heal. It’s important to consult professionals who are well-versed and qualified to … Read More

How to Gain the Full Benefits of Reflexology?

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Reflexology is a compression technique that focuses on specific pressure points in the hands and feet. These pressure points contain nerve endings that can cause reflex responses throughout the body and through light and steady pressure, the activation of these impulses can promote healing and relaxation throughout the body. If you’re new to reflexology, what can you expect from these … Read More

10 Tips for Dealing with Lower Back Pain

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Back pain seems to be a more inherent symptom of our increasingly sedentary lifestyles; consequently, leading to chronic back pain, weight gain and more need for days off. Unfortunately, for many people in a variety of industries, this past year has presented many unforeseen changes and has had a negative impact on people’s work, schedules and stress. For these reasons … Read More

Five Things You Should Know about K-Laser Therapy

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K Laser therapy is a high-power laser therapy that can stimulate all cell types, including soft tissue, ligaments, cartilage and nerves. As a result, it manages pain and inflammation while accelerating tissue regeneration, creating an optimal healing environment. Clinicians are using laser therapy more than ever before to help reduce pain and inflammation related to many common conditions. If you’re … Read More

Understanding Bunions and Non-Surgical Treatments

What is a Bunion? A bunion is a bony and painful bump that develops, often on the side of the biggest or smallest toes. Bunions can have many causes, such as wearing tight or narrowed shoes, or they can be a result of natural foot shapes, foot deformities, or other medical conditions. A bunion is caused when the bone at … Read More

Manual Therapy for Scoliosis is an Effective Treatment Option

Scoliosis can occur for a variety of reasons and is characterized by an S- or C-shaped curve in the spine. In moderate to severe cases, it can be corrected through surgery, but in other instances, manual therapy for scoliosis can be effective. In some cases, focusing on exercises and stretches that improve dexterity can be helpful.  For example, the difference … Read More

Getting Back on Your Feet After Suffering a Concussion

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Any injury to the brain is nothing to mess with; whether mild or severe, a concussion should be treated seriously. Combined with lost of rest, concussion therapy in Abbotsford can help you get back to task quickly and safely. Diagnosing a Concussion Thankfully, not every bump or fall on the head results in a concussion, however if you or someone … Read More

Orthotics and benefits

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Signs & Symptoms for Needing Orthotics We prescribe orthotics to our patients for various symptoms. Many medical conditions often stem from a biomechanical gait abnormality that can be treated with custom orthotics. Here are some common ailments related to poor foot biomechanics. ACHILLES TENDONITIS What Is It?Achilles Tendonitis is an inflammation of the common tendon of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles of … Read More