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ACL Injury Prevention

Ready for soccer season but scared of the dreaded ACL tear? Read on to find out what you can do to have the best summer ever, ACL-injury-free! With spring in full force, children, teens and adults alike are gearing up for the soccer season. My guess is that if you’re...

Diagnostic Ultrasound Image Got You Down?

Has your shoulder started to bother you? Have you been referred for ultrasound imaging? Diagnostic ultrasound is a common, fast and relatively cheap method of examining the structures of your shoulder (think muscles, tendons, ligaments) or other joints in your body....

Exercise Before Joint Replacement

Do you have hip or knee pain and are you waiting for surgery? Want to know how to make the most out of your wait time before your joint replacement? Read on! In a previous blog, we discussed the benefits of exercise and weight loss to reduce the pain and loss of...

Reduce your groin injury risk by 41%!

Are you a high-level soccer player revving up for the upcoming season? If not a high-level athlete, are you considering joining a recreational sports team this spring or summer? Interested in performing a simple exercise program to will reduce your risk of injury...

Knee or hip pain? Is arthritis getting in the way of your everyday?

Do you have knee or hip pain from arthritis? Research has shown that losing 10% of your weight can result in a 28% increase in function. In other words, losing 10% of your body weight can lead to increased ability to walk, climb stairs, put on your shoes or just do...

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ACL Injury Prevention

Ready for soccer season but scared of the dreaded ACL tear? Read on to find out what you can do to have the best summer ever, ACL-injury-free! With spring in full force, children, teens and adults alike are gearing up for the soccer season. My guess is that if you’re...

Diagnostic Ultrasound Image Got You Down?

Has your shoulder started to bother you? Have you been referred for ultrasound imaging? Diagnostic ultrasound is a common, fast and relatively cheap method of examining the structures of your shoulder (think muscles, tendons, ligaments) or other joints in your body....

Exercise Before Joint Replacement

Do you have hip or knee pain and are you waiting for surgery? Want to know how to make the most out of your wait time before your joint replacement? Read on! In a previous blog, we discussed the benefits of exercise and weight loss to reduce the pain and loss of...

Reduce your groin injury risk by 41%!

Are you a high-level soccer player revving up for the upcoming season? If not a high-level athlete, are you considering joining a recreational sports team this spring or summer? Interested in performing a simple exercise program to will reduce your risk of injury...

Knee or hip pain? Is arthritis getting in the way of your everyday?

Knee or hip pain? Is arthritis getting in the way of your everyday?

Do you have knee or hip pain from arthritis? Research has shown that losing 10% of your weight can result in a 28% increase in function. In other words, losing 10% of your body weight can lead to increased ability to walk, climb stairs, put on your shoes or just do...

Congratulations, Sarah! Welcome to CAMPT!

Congratulations, Sarah! Welcome to CAMPT!

Massive congratulations to Sarah Comeau who recently passed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and is now a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT)! To become CAMPT-certified, Sarah has completed extensive...

Avenue Physiotherapy welcomes Nicole Germaine!

Avenue Physiotherapy welcomes Nicole Germaine!

We’re thrilled to announce Nicole Germaine has joined the team at Avenue Physiotherapy! Nicole graduated from McMaster University with a Master's of Science in Physical Therapy.  She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan...

Avenue Physiotherapy is hiring!

Avenue Physiotherapy is hiring!

Avenue Physiotherapy has great news; we're hiring! We're seeking a Full-time Physiotherapist to join our team on a permanent basis this September. Why would you want to work with us? To be honest, we can't think of a reason why you wouldn't want your next job to be at...

Rowan’s Law and Concussion – What’s new?

Rowan’s Law and Concussion – What’s new?

Are you participating in sports and think you may have sustained a concussion? If you think you have a concussion, has it been challenging to figure out what is involved in the recovery process? If 'yes', you're not alone! Despite all the news surrounding concussion...

Pain in the butt? Education and exercise is best!

Pain in the butt? Education and exercise is best!

Do you suffer from hip pain? We know what a pain in the butt that can be! “Gluteal tendinopathy” and “trochanteric bursistis”, two conditions that cause hip pain have a prevalence of 10-25% and can greatly impact sleep and daily activities. Fortunately, there are...

New at Avenue Physiotherapy – Shockwave!

New at Avenue Physiotherapy – Shockwave!

We are excited to announce that we now offer Shockwave therapy at Avenue Physiotherapy! What is Shockwave? Shockwave therapy (formally called Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy) applies high intensity pulses of energy to injured tissue. These energy impulses help to...

Sit too much? Here’s some help!

Sit too much? Here’s some help!

The average Canadian spends more than 10 hours each day sitting - we sit to eat, sit to drive, sit during screentime and often sit for most of our workdays. Prolonged periods of sitting decrease our blood flow, slow down our metabolism, can lower our bone density, and...

How long should I wait to start physiotherapy after muscle injury?

How long should I wait to start physiotherapy after muscle injury?

Muscle strains are a common occurrence in recreational and competitive sports, but should you start physiotherapy treatment right away after your injury, or rest first before you begin treatment? A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has...

Knee osteoarthritis: Is it really all about wear and tear?

Knee osteoarthritis: Is it really all about wear and tear?

Osteoarthritis affects approximately one third of the population over 60 years old, and can cause significant pain and disability. Many have anecdotally noted that knee arthritis seems to be becoming more common, but is it really, and if it is, then why? A recent...

Welcome to the team, Adrienne Hol!

Welcome to the team, Adrienne Hol!

We're thrilled to announce Adrienne Hol is joining the team at Avenue Physiotherapy! Adrienne graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2007. She previously completed a graduate degree from the University of British...

Avenue Physiotherapy is hiring!

Avenue Physiotherapy is hiring!

Avenue Physiotherapy is owned and operated by two FCAMPT Physiotherapists and is seeking to hire a part- or full-time Physiotherapist to join the team. Why work here: - Owners are FCAMPT Physiotherapists and available to fulfil any mentorship requirements - Weekly,...

Chronic Pain? Learn how to breathe!

Chronic Pain? Learn how to breathe!

Do you suffer from headaches, dizziness, or light headedness? Have you had a recent diagnosis of fibromyalgia, anxiety, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome attempting to explain the confusing constellation of symptoms you have been experiencing? What about neck and/or back...

September is Arthritis Awareness Month!

September is Arthritis Awareness Month!

When most of us think of arthritis, we generally think about osteoarthritis. But did you know that there are more than 100 kinds of arthritis!? The Arthritis society reports that one in six Canadians suffers from arthritis, and predicts that by 2036, that number will...

Why Won’t My Pain Go Away?

Why Won’t My Pain Go Away?

It’s probably the last question people ask themselves before they show up for physiotherapy and the first question they ask their therapist. Most of us accept that when we hurt ourselves, we will experience pain. But what about the person that gets injured and is...

How Much Exercise Do I Need?

How Much Exercise Do I Need?

Do you ever think about trying to become more physically active? Physical activity is paramount as a means to stay healthy, but do you know what to do or for how long you should be active to reap any benefits? Avenue Physiotherapy has some pointers! The Canadian...

Can Physiotherapy Help My Jaw or TMJ pain?

Can Physiotherapy Help My Jaw or TMJ pain?

Do you experience pain in your jaw? Headaches? Hear clicking or popping when you talk or eat? If you have answered yes to any of these, you may be suffering from Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction or TMJD. Other, less obvious, associated symptoms may include:...

Avenue Physiotherapy Brantford welcomes Sarah Stratford!

Avenue Physiotherapy is excited to welcome Sarah Stratford back to Brantford and thrilled that she'll be joining the team! Sarah Stratford obtained her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree at the University of Western Ontario in 2008. She then completed her Masters of...

Avenue Physiotherapy Brantford can help your concussion!

Avenue Physiotherapy Brantford can help your concussion!

In the early stage of concussion, not only do you require physical rest, you also need complete cognitive rest… What exactly is ‘cognitive’ rest? A cognitive task is any task that involves paying attention and concentration. Computer work, watching TV, using your...

I have a concussion…now what?!

I have a concussion…now what?!

Read on to learn about the steps to take for a safe return to your sport, activity, or life! If in doubt, SIT OUT! If you sustain a direct or indirect hit to your head and you ‘just don’t feel right’, stop what you are doing and tell either your coach, family, or...

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“Variety is the spice of life! Vary your exercise routine to reduce the risk of boredom”

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“Live well, laugh often, move always”

PHYSIO TIPS

“Physical activity is good for the mind, body and soul. Daily exercise will boost your fitness, mood and decrease stress levels”

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