450-629-8282 | info@physiomedic.ca

Motion is lotion!

My doctor told me that the repetitive jumps in running would damage my knees, so I am now too old to run. I’m over 65, tennis is over for me, with all these sudden stops … my back is not going to take it. After 65 years, only the gentle aerobics is good for the […]

Avoid Missteps: A Small Guide on How to Use Some Walking Aids

To be injured and not be able to walk is certainly one of the most debilitating things. Whether due to an injury or surgery, reduced mobility is a challenge in everyday life … especially when we do not know how to use a cane or crutches to help ourselves! Here is a little easy and […]

The Jaw

The treatment of the jaw or temporomandibular joint is another little-known branch of physiotherapy. Indeed, when our jaw hurts, we tend to contact a dentist or doctor. In physiotherapy, we treat pain related to muscle imbalance . A little anatomy to better understand the jaw: The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a diarthrosis, meaning it is […]

Plagiocephaly and torticolis for babies

Qu’est-ce que la plagiocéphalie?: La plagiocéphalie est un aplatissement du crâne. Les os formant le crâne de votre bébé sont très malléables et peuvent facilement se déformer avec la pression. La plagiocéphalie est de plus en plus fréquente depuis l’instauration de la campagne dodo sur le dos en prévention du syndrome de mort subite du […]

What is carpal tunnel syndrome and how is it treated?

Définition: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a neuropathic condition, meaning it affects the median nerve when it passes through the little tunnel in the wrist, the carpal tunnel. Physiopathology: The carpal tunnel is formed by the carpal bones that form an ark and the carpal ligament which closes the ark. Several structures pass through this narrow […]

Physiotherapy interventions for urinary incontinence and pelvic floor rehabilitation

Urinary incontinence is defined as the involuntary leakage of urine. This leakage, minor or major, affects quality of life and sometimes prevents people from performing daily activities in fear of incontinence. Sports, hobbies, sexual intercourse, etc. many aspects of our lives can be touched by urinary incontinence when not treated. Research also shows a link […]

What does it mean to have a herniated disc?

A herniated disc happens when the centre of the intervertebral disc, the nucleus pulposus travels outside the tight bands of fibrous bands of annulus that form the outside of the disc. Yes but… what does it really mean? Just imagine your vertebral column is made out of lego pieces. Every piece fits tightly with the […]

Tendon vs ligaments

Ligament: A ligament is a tight band of fibrous connective tissue made primarily of collagen fibres which makes it extra resistant. Ligaments ensure stability between two bones that form an articulation (joint), and stability of organs in the body. Ligaments are immobile and therefore are used to limit excessive movements of a joint to prevent […]

What is sciatica?

    What are the possible causes of sciatica? Firstly, sciatica can occur following a herniated disc or any irritation at the base of the nerve root. If the irritation or compression is important the symptoms will be more intense and might happen further down the leg. Sciatica can also be associated with arthritis or […]

Page 3 of 3 1 2 3