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Category: Physiotherapy

Injured in a car accident? Learn about Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD)

Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) By Matt Fitzsimmons- Physiotherapist What is it? Whiplash associated disorder (WAD) is a term given to a variety of symptoms often reported following an acceleration/deceleration injury to the neck or spine, most commonly via a motor vehicle accident. Symptoms often reported, depending on the severity of the injury, may include neck [...]

What You Need to Know About Back Pain

By Matt Fitzsimmons - Physiotherapist Back pain is a widespread condition that effects the vast majority of the population at some point throughout their life. This condition is often misunderstood and mismanaged, by not only individuals but also healthcare providers, necessitating the need for anyone experiencing back pain understand the up-to-date knowledge regarding this condition. [...]

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)

By Rob Foley - Physiotherapist What is IMS? Intramuscular stimulation, or IMS, is a comprehensive system for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain. The treatment technique is performed exclusively by physicians and physiotherapists. The approach was pioneered by Dr. C Chan Gunn, a clinical professor and Honorary Peterhouse Cambridge Fellow with over 35 years [...]

Prehabilitation – Getting Fit for Surgery will Accelerate Post-op Rehab

By Ross Baines - Physiotherapist The concept of prehab for surgery is now recognized as a major factor in getting the best post operative function. Research demonstrates that patients who participate in pre-op exercise programs regain their functional capability faster and better than those patients who don't undertake appropriate exercises before the surgery. In an [...]