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When we think about muscular strengthening exercises, we quickly get the image of someone lifting weights in a gym. However, strengthening is more than just
Today we are talking about proprioception. Proprioception is closely related to our balance. Let’s learn more anout proprioception: it is our body’s ability to know
Have you been feeling like you’ve lost some mobility in your shoulder or hip for a while now? Do you tell yourself that this is
What are the effects? It should be noted that this technique does not cause any side effects when indicated. The effects of manual therapy may
Have you been advised by a colleague, friend, family member or doctor to see a physiotherapist? This is your first visit and you do not
What is perineal rehabilitation? Perineal rehabilitation is a specialized field of physiotherapy that addresses issues related to the perineal region. A consultation in perineal rehabilitation
Whether you are an athlete, a worker or a senior citizen, we are all at risk of injury. However, pain relief is not enough to
How can we define breathing? For some, it is the gas exchange between oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2). For others, it is one of
An exercise program at home will almost certainly be part of the treatment plan in physiotherapy. Physiotherapy exercises have been proven to be an extremely
Treatments and prevention
Camping and connecting with nature requires preparation in order to avoid possible back pain. Discover our tips.
We have been using ice for decades for all sorts of ailments and in all sorts of forms, whether as an ice bath for muscle
Myofascial release: symptoms and treatments What is myofascial release? Myofascial release treats soft tissues with pain and movement limitations. It is a generic term used
Spinal disc herniations come without warning! For example, a spinal disc herniation may occur while doing the simplest activities… Summer is coming and you have
During your lunch hour, you are having a conversation with colleagues. One of the employees says she’s been experiencing numbness in her fingers at night
Gonarthrosis, commonly known as knee osteoarthritis, is more frequent among athletes. Several factors can explain this phenomenon: overuse, repeated impacts, recurrent injuries. Physical activity is
If you are an athlete, you have probably already heard about anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. This ligament is located in the knee and is
Every year, many people suffer a concussion (a mild traumatic brain injury), just like in the case we are about to discuss. In many instances,
Definition The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that forms the base of the foot (the plantar arch). It begins at the heel
Adhesive capsulitis is a condition that is characterized by pain and progressive restriction of shoulder movement. The diagnostic criteria are a loss of mobility of
A lot of patients consult in physiotherapy for knee sprains. This injury occurs during false movements where the knee suffers a torsion or an excessive
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries treated in physiotherapy because they usually occur during our daily activities. Most of the time, the
Tendinopathies are different painful problems that affect the tendons of muscles. We often hear the terms tendinitis and tendinosis used without really knowing what the
The shoulder is a complex joint made up of 3 bones: the humerus, the scapula and the clavicle. The humerus, which is the bone of
Lateral epicondylitis is a musculoskeletal condition that frequently affects men and women between the ages of 35 and 54 and impacts approximately 1 to 3%
Lumbar sprain is a diagnosis used to describe an injury in the lower back. The strict definition of sprain is the stretching with or without
Whiplash is often caused by violent and sudden movements of the neck and head during a driving accident, especially when struck from behind. Whiplash can also be initiated by other causes, such as falls, skiing accidents, bungee jumps, on rides such as roller coasters, while traveling by air, etc.
Injuries due to falls account for approximately 20% of accidents that result in time off work. Be careful; wear boots that have good traction, try walking in well-lit areas and minimize walking on slippery or poorly snow-cleared surfaces.
We show you five effective techniques to be calmer in stressful situations.
Muscle pain related to remote work has become a new reality for many as a result of COVID-19, even though working from home has been a growing trend over the past 10 years.
Following an accident at work (CNESST), here are the important steps to follow: Immediately ensure that the required first aid is administered. Immediately notify your employer or manager at work. Complete the CNESST worker declaration form.
See a doctor quickly to follow up on your case.
Have you ever wondered how Forrest Gump managed to run 25,000 kilometers without ever suffering from back pain? Well, it’s very simple. He did it
Summer is coming and you want to ride your bike. Discover the muscles used in this sport.
Squats are a popular exercise practiced by people of all ages and with different objectives. However, it is too often performed incorrectly, which can lead