Therapia At Home – Physiotherapy

Tips To Find The Best Physiotherapist For Your Problem In Ottawa, Ontario

Finding the best physiotherapist to help you recover from an injury is a critical task that may mean the difference between a great outcome and living with unnecessary pain. There are almost 900 registered Physiotherapists in Ottawa Ontario and they all have unique training and abilities. Finding the perfect Physiotherapist for you can be daunting.…

Keep Forgetting Your Physio Exercises? Tips From Our Patients

Like anything, physiotherapy success requires patients to follow through on the recommendations that the therapist makes. This means attending appointments, making small changes in your surroundings and most of all, doing those pesky exercises. We decided to talk to a few successful patients to get some tips on how they incorporated their exercises into their…

Physiotherapy After Hip Impingement Surgery

Physiotherapy after hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI or hip impingement) is something that many patients and physiotherapists do not have familiarity with. If you are undergoing this procedure, here are several pearls that will help you progress smoothly and achieve your rehab milestones while also minimizing the risks of any flare-ups or complications. In…

April Flowers Bring May Back Pain: Tips to Avoiding Gardening Related Back Pain

Spring has sprung and with it comes the annual yard work marathons. For Physiotherapists, this is back pain season. Gardening is very physical work, and after a long and indoor winter, many people are ill-equipped for a rapid increase in physical labour.  If you are a “perennials only” sort of person or a serious gardener…

So you have a chronic (long-standing) rotator cuff tear. Is physiotherapy or surgery the right solution?

The short answer is: physiotherapy is the correct initial treatment for chronic tears. The more detailed answer is as follows ….. What is the rotator cuff of the shoulder? The rotator cuff is a group four muscles around the shoulder joint which are integral in controlling movement, generating strength and power for rotation and abduction,…