Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2013’

Spinal Stenosis Decompression Downtown Toronto

Spinal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis Spinal Stenosis refers to a degenerative process during which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and/or spinal nerves.  This pressure on the nerves can cause severe pain.  The process of narrowing is usually caused by spinal disc degeneration which is a natural part of the process of aging. There are two different …

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Shockwave Therapy Toronto Plantar Fasciitis

Shockwave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Shockwave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition that occurs when there is repetitive stress to the fascia.  The fascia forms the arch of the foot and connects the heel to the toes, providing support to the bottom of the foot. Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis often presents as: Pain and stiffness in the arch or …

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Physiotherapist Physical Therapist

What is the difference between a physiotherapist and a physical therapist?

Physiotherapists and Physical Therapists are essentially the same. Commonly, Physical Therapy is the term used in the United States and Physiotherapy is used in Canada, the UK, Australia, and so on.  The difference is that the title ‘Physical Therapy’ is not a protected term and can be technically be abused by those who are not qualified and registered. Therefore it …

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