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Treatment for back/neck pain – how do I know what works?
Posted on: July 12th, 2018 by Lindsay Walker

Do you have persistent neck or back pain, and are frustrated that it is hanging around too long, like a bad houseguest?  At CSA we provide a variety of different types of treatment specific to the diagnosis that you have, and that can be different for everyone.  Lots of my patients have found that a […]

I Feel Your Back Pain
Posted on: June 15th, 2018 by Dawn Payne

Back pain can be annoying and even debilitating. I know because I’ve been there. Over 25 years ago, I fell off a horse and broke my back. That was the beginning of my several year challenge with back pain. The next year, I got bucked off again – and this time I broke my pelvis. And […]

The Secret is Out on Platelet Rich Plasma
Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by Dawn Payne

As a physiotherapist for the past 23 years, I’ve seen a lot of progress in our profession and in pain management. One of the more recent advances is in the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for joint, tendon, ligament and muscle injuries. This is an exciting opportunity for people with injuries that haven’t resolved […]

Arthritic Joint Pain – Will Platelet Rich Plasma Work?
Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by Lloyd Tapper

As a specialist in ultrasound guided regenerative medicine, many of my clients have questions about platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP). Specifically, they want to know if PRP will help with their arthritic joint pain. They also want to know if PRP will help them move more easily. Put simply, the answer is yes. PRP is effective in reducing joint pain and […]

Steroid Injections – Concerns for Knee Osteoarthritis
Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by Dawn Payne

In the medical field, we have often recommended steroid injections to help patients manage arthritic knee pain. That may soon change. There is new information and research that is now being discovered. Why have steroid injections been used for knee osteoarthritis? Knee osteoarthritis can be quite painful and can limit your ability to do the […]

Effective Treatment for Chronic Body Pain and Stiffness
Posted on: February 23rd, 2018 by Nicole Petryliak

Whether you’re young, aging, athletic, hard working or more sedentary, you’ve likely experienced body pain or stiffness at some point in your life. Often it goes away on it’s own, but sometimes it can become more bothersome and chronic. What can cause body pain and stiffness? A common variable I’ve noticed over the past 5 […]

I’m done therapy after my car accident but I still hurt! What do I do?
Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by Cory Choma

News flash:   Coverage is available for whiplash therapy after a car accident even if you have been discharged and/or your insurance company has told you coverage has been exhausted.   Programs that cover therapy after a car accident may cover you for up to 2 years.  Extending beyond this critical time requires litigation to […]

Headache Relief
Posted on: February 10th, 2018 by Dawn Payne

Sometimes a headache can get you down and can take out out for the count. While there are many causes of headaches, there are also some really simple reasons people can get a headache. One cause of a headache One of the most common, non medical causes of headaches is due to poor posture. When […]

Is Hip Pain Affecting Your Life? PRP therapy could be right for you.
Posted on: February 7th, 2018 by Lloyd Tapper

Chronic hip pain has a devastating impact on quality of life. We see people daily who are affected with hip pain and are choosing to avoid activities they once enjoyed.  Ongoing discomfort often leads to social isolation and depression. Now there is a new treatment that may be right for you. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a natural […]

Treating pain: my background and therapy philosophy
Posted on: January 26th, 2018 by Cory Choma

My academic background Blogs enable past and potential clients to get to know each therapist.  The blog is also an opportunity to highlight each therapist’ professional focus.  My educational past includes, a basic science degree in chemistry and physiology, a degree in Physical Therapy and a clinical specialization in Pain Science.  Add to this a […]

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