CSA Physio Blog

I tweaked my back and now it’s better. I can ignore that, right?
Posted on: November 5th, 2020 by Jeffrey Begg

You want to ignore that “tweak” you felt in your back last week?  Sure, that’s fine.  You can ignore it the same way you ignore the ‘check engine’ light that came on in your car.  You can ignore anything, for a while.  Let’s have a quick talk about that. What exactly is a tweak? A […]

Suffering from low back pain? How strong is your core?
Posted on: August 14th, 2020 by Hetal Joshi

Do you suffer from low back pain? Do you know research suggests that more than 80% of people experience low back pain at some stage in their lives, out of which around 5% will develop chronic low back pain (i.e pain that lasts longer than 3 months.) Although there is a wide variety of physiotherapy […]

Has A Concussion Got You Down?
Posted on: April 29th, 2020 by Michelle Maliczewski

The brain is the most complex organ in the body. It’s no wonder that after sustaining a concussion, there can be a vast array of symptoms including: -headaches -brain fog -feeling irritable -being off balance1. Rest, rest, more rest: If you have recently been diagnosed with a concussion injury, it is important to rest for 24 to […]

Feel Like You’re Spinning?
Posted on: April 24th, 2020 by Michelle Maliczewski

Have you ever felt like the room was spinning when you get up out of bed? Or when you look up or reach down to get something? There are many causes of vertigo (spinning), but one of the reasons you can get that feeling is called  BPPV. What is BPPV? Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) […]

A surprisingly effective non-drug treatment for neck pain
Posted on: October 24th, 2019 by Herbin Samarumaraj

Does your job involve sitting in front of screen more than 80% of the time ? Do you get neck pain ? It might be due to a muscular imbalance at your neck and shoulder. This is what I specialize in, so lets talk about that. Most neck pain starts with muscular imbalance, this means […]

Did you sit out from the last Lululemon 10km run? You don’t have to miss the next big race. If you’re an avid runner with an injury, this one’s for you!
Posted on: October 24th, 2019 by Jessica Shannon

Running injuries are common among the general population. This is because running is an activity that does not require much training to get started. Most people are able to throw on some runners and go outside for a leisurely jog. However, running is actually an extremely complex movement when broken down into all its phases. […]

Joint injuries in kids.
Posted on: October 15th, 2019 by Jeffrey Begg

Adolescence shouldn’t hurt. Watching your child suffer knee or hip or back pain while they are playing their sport is frustrating.  Both for them, and for you, the parent.  While it is common for us adults to have a sore joint from years of abuse or inactivity, kids generally should not hurt.  And certainly not […]

Knee pain? It may be early-onset osteoarthritis.
Posted on: October 3rd, 2019 by Herbin Samarumaraj

More than 10 million Americans are affected by knee osteoarthritis (OA)  Presumably then, over a million Canadians are too. It commonly affects a population aged 45 and greater. This condition occurs as the cartilage in the knee wears away eventually causing bone-on-bone contact between joint surfaces. Knee osteoarthritis can be diagnosed with a clinic examination […]

Funding For Physiotherapy
Posted on: September 26th, 2019 by Jamie Werenka

Alberta Health Services Funding for Physiotherapy Unlike other provinces in Canada or even other cities in Alberta, specific funding has been allocated by the Alberta government for individuals to receive physiotherapy assessments and/or treatments at no “out of pocket” cost. This is known as the Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) through Alberta Health Services. Only certain […]

When the room starts spinning
Posted on: September 25th, 2019 by Jessica Shannon

When the room starts spinning Some types of dizziness can be treated by physiotherapists Did you roll out of bed one day and the room started spinning??? Have you felt nauseous and sick to your stomach after tilting your head or looking up or under something? Do these symptoms last for a few minutes and […]

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