Proper Cane Height & Use
PROPER CANE HEIGHT AND HOW TO USE A CANE A cane may be recommended by a doctor or physiotherapist to support balance and stability. Coordination issues, balance difficulties, and muscle weakness may develop due to injuries, a disability, degenerative diseases, or surgical procedures. When minor assistance is needed to move around, a cane may offer sufficient help. In some cases, the use of a cane is temporarily needed to promote balance and stability during recovery from an injury or following...
Posted on 2023-05-15
GARDENING - BE SURE TO STRETCH Stretching is essential when heading into the garden. At the start of gardening season numerous new injuries show up both at the local emergency department as well as at Interactive Health Physiotherapy & Massage. Gardening therefore needs to be taken seriously and treated like any other physical activity you are about to engage in. A stretching routine can help you avoid a gardening injury. Stretching before and after gardening helps to minimize muscle ...
Posted on 2023-05-01
Guide To Gout
Welcome to Interactive Health Physiotherapy & Massage’s guide to gout.Gout is a disease that involves the build up of uric acid in the body. About 95 percent of gout patients are men. Most men are over 50 when gout first appears. When it does occur in women, they generally don't develop it until after menopause. In some rare cases gout develops at a young age. This guide will help you understand: how gout develops which parts of the body are affected by gout what can be done for ...
Posted on 2023-04-04
Braces For Injuries, Sports Participation and Life Activities
Joint and back pain are common problems that may develop due to deep tissue injuries and certain types of sports (e.g., basketball, baseball, tennis, and gaming), age-related changes, motor vehicle and work-related accidents. When moderate to severe pain persists, the use of a brace may be recommended to help stabilize the affected joint or area (e.g., back) during the healing process. The purpose of a brace is to help ligaments and muscles support a joint that is not working at its normal ph...
Posted on 2023-03-30
This guide will help you understand: the headache-related anatomy of the head and neck what the most common types of headaches are and their causes how your health care professional diagnoses your headache what Interactive Health Physiotherapy & Massage’s approach to rehabilitation i ANATOMY The anatomy of the head, neck and brain is complex and extensive. In regards to headaches, it is important to be aware of some specific anatomical structures within this region. A...
Posted on 2023-03-23
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