Seniors

Dizziness and Vestibular Physiotherapy in North Vancouver

2021-09-20T08:30:39-07:00

Impairment of the Vestibular System and How Physiotherapy Can Help Dizziness - severe light-headedness and swaying - is a common experience as we age and how can vestibular physiotherapy help? In fact, in those above 70 years, approximately 75% will have balance impairment, and of those over 80, 85% will have some degree of [...]

Dizziness and Vestibular Physiotherapy in North Vancouver2021-09-20T08:30:39-07:00

Knee Injury Physiotherapy in North Vancouver

2021-05-26T02:32:41-07:00

The knee joint is made up of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (lower leg bone), and patella (kneecap). These three bones are held together and supported by the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments) that surround the knee. Additionally, the surfaces of the bones are protected and cushioned by cartilage and menisci which also help [...]

Knee Injury Physiotherapy in North Vancouver2021-05-26T02:32:41-07:00

North Vancouver Clinical Pilates Classes

2021-05-26T02:28:28-07:00

The Pilates method is a system of exercises that was developed by Joseph Pilates in the 20th century with the purpose of improving muscle strength and developing overall fitness. Clinical Pilates, an adaptation of traditional Pilates, serves to provide therapeutically modified exercises in order to assist in rehabilitating and preventing injuries. Clinical Pilates in [...]

North Vancouver Clinical Pilates Classes2021-05-26T02:28:28-07:00

Pelvic Floor / Women’s Health Physiotherapy in North Vancouver

2021-05-26T02:27:15-07:00

The pelvic floor is composed of a group of muscles that extend between the pelvic bones and make up the lower section of the deep core. The main function of these muscles is to support the pelvic organs such as the bladder, uterus, rectum, and prostate. Additionally, they work together to maintain continence and [...]

Pelvic Floor / Women’s Health Physiotherapy in North Vancouver2021-05-26T02:27:15-07:00

Rotator Cuff Physiotherapy in North Vancouver

2021-05-26T02:20:36-07:00

Around the rotator cuff consists of the upper arm bone (humerus), the collar bone (clavicle), and the shoulder blade (scapula) make up the shoulder joint. The humerus has a ball shape at the end which fits into a concave surface in the scapula creating a ball and socket joint. This type of joint allows [...]

Rotator Cuff Physiotherapy in North Vancouver2021-05-26T02:20:36-07:00

Shoulder Pain / Frozen Shoulder Physiotherapy in North Vancouver

2021-05-26T02:19:38-07:00

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a common cause of shoulder pain. In the frozen shoulder, the capsule which surrounds the shoulder joint is impacted. This capsule is a deep layer of fibrous tissue which stretches and tightens to protect the joint while you move your arms. Implications of Having a Frozen [...]

Shoulder Pain / Frozen Shoulder Physiotherapy in North Vancouver2021-05-26T02:19:38-07:00

Tennis Elbow Physiotherapy in North Vancouver

2021-05-26T02:18:13-07:00

Tennis elbow, also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, is a common overuse injury that occurs at the lateral (outside) aspect of the elbow. This injury affects the tendon, which attaches muscle to bone, and therefore is categorized as tendinopathy. In the case of the tennis elbow, the tendon which attaches the forearm muscles to the [...]

Tennis Elbow Physiotherapy in North Vancouver2021-05-26T02:18:13-07:00

Intramuscular Stimulation / Dry Needling In North Vancouver

2021-05-26T02:17:30-07:00

Intramuscular Stimulation, also known as IMS or dry needling, is an adaptation of traditional acupuncture, which our Cypress physiotherapists commonly use in North Vancouver.The IMS approach is used for the diagnosis and treatment of persistent myofascial pain syndromes, including muscle, joint, tendon, bursa, fascial, neural, and biomechanical problems. The goal is to restore balance at [...]

Intramuscular Stimulation / Dry Needling In North Vancouver2021-05-26T02:17:30-07:00

Low Back Pain Physiotherapy in North Vancouver

2021-05-26T02:15:56-07:00

The lumbar spine, also known as the low back, is made up of five vertebrae which are supported by intervertebral discs, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. The lumbar vertebrae are connected through various joints and have spaces for nerves to travel out and into the muscles. These structures all work together to provide support and strength [...]

Low Back Pain Physiotherapy in North Vancouver2021-05-26T02:15:56-07:00