Registered massage therapists have licensed healthcare professionals. They undergo rigorous training to manipulate their clients’ muscles and other soft tissues to achieve certain therapeutic benefits. Several other esthetics professionals and healthcare workers incorporate certain massage techniques into their work. But, registered massage therapists have an exclusive education that sets them apart from others. They work closely with physiotherapists, chiropractors and occupational therapists but are quite different from them. Massage therapists can heal a wide variety
Massage Therapy existed on earth as an effective treatment method for thousands of years. Sadly, not many people are aware of its wonderful health benefits. From stiffening of muscles to excruciating strain on the neck, massage therapy has the potential to treat different kinds of conditions and ailments. Nowadays, you can choose from a wide slew of massage therapies depending on what you are suffering from. The five main types of massage therapies and their
Sports injuries take multiple forms such as strains, sprains, etc. Each form responds to a specific type of treatment. It can be confusing to decide which treatment to opt for. There is, however, one treatment common to different types of sports injuries- physiotherapy. Let’s check it out. Sprain A sprain is a very common type of sports injury where the ligaments reinforcing a joint is stretched or torn. The common locations where sprains occur are
Shovelling snow is one of the most common causes of back pain among individuals of varying ages. It can lead to fresh back pain or can exaggerate an existing back condition. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to shovel snow. All you have to do is employ simple and appropriate snow shovelling techniques to prevent unnecessary pain and injury. Here are the three useful snow shovelling techniques that will get the job done without
18 th September- Prompt Physiotherapy is here with a reliable and quick way to help you recover from a sports injury. Our sports injuries treatment in Prompt Physio ensures that you are out of pain and back to action in No Time. Not sure of the right treatment? Book an appointment with us for 15 min free consultation. Sports physiotherapy is a distinct specialty in the field of physiotherapy. It revolves around the assessment and
If you’ve ever had neck pain either from a poor posture or bad sleeping positionthen you would knowhow uncomfortable it can be to have less control over neck motion. Whiplash is a kind of neck injury that occurs when the neck is thrown backward and forward in a rapid and fast manner; this sudden movement can cause the ligaments, muscles, and tendons in the neck to be displaced out of their normal position. Often referred
Imagine this for a moment. You have finally mustered up the courage to step out into the wilderness to hike with friends this weekend. The weather seemed fine. The breeze was perfect. And yet, you slip all of a sudden. When you get, you find that nothing hurts except your ankle. Now, what to do? The deed is done already. You have sprained the ankle in the wilderness. The next step is to stop panicking
For most of us, performing regular activities like climbing steps, walking or running is something habitual. We don’t need to give extra effort to any of them. However, if you’re living with arthritis, these everyday activities seem to be daunting. Studies showed that arthritis is the leading cause of disability among adults in Canada, affecting more than 4.6 million Canadians. Arthritis is a common health issue that caused inflammation of the joints. Usually, rheumatoid arthritis
Summer is perfect for outdoor activities and sports. The warm, bright weather keep people motivated to engage in sports and other activities in parks, fields, summer camps or summer leagues. Unfortunately, summer is also prime time for several sports injuries. After the prolonged winter doldrums in Canada, most people suddenly start running, swimming and playing contact sports. As a result, they often invite summertime injuries. Are you one of them who love to exercise outdoors
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