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Victoria Physiotherapist Faraley Vander Schilden has joined our Cook Street Clinic

Posted in NewsPhysiotherapy on Apr 2, 2018.

We are pleased to announce that experienced Victoria Physiotherapist Faraley Vander Schilden has joined our Cook Street team! She has returned from maternity leave and Faraley brings a wealth of experience in orthopedics, dry needling and sports injury treatment.  Faraley Vander Schilden graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2006, and then attended Queen’s University graduating in 2009 with a Master’s of Physical Therapy....

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Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Posted in Physiotherapy on Feb 22, 2018.

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis One of the primary roles of the spine is to protect the spinal cord. This means that the spine needs to be strong while maintaining the flexibility required for a movable trunk. While the spine is very sturdy, spinal injuries do occur. Health professionals often use terms to describe and classify injuries of the body, two of these terms that you may have heard are Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis. What are they? Spondylolysis...

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Shin Splints

Posted in Physiotherapy on Feb 22, 2018.

What are Shin Splints? Medically known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, shin splints is a term used to refer to pain along the inside of the tibia or shin bone. The exact pathology that causes the pain of shin splints is unclear and imaging such as ultrasound produces similar results when compared to persons who don’t have shin splints. The pain of shin splints is usually felt over the area where two particular...

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Holiday Travel Tips by Physiotherapist Rosie Chamberlin

Posted in Physiotherapy on Oct 20, 2016.

Holiday travel tips Don't let flying, or driving, give you a kink in the neck.   Flights are often crowded, cramped and uncomfortable at the best of times, but even more-so at this time of year. So here’s a few ideas to help ease back and neck pain while getting to your travel destination. Things you could bring (you might want to double check with your airline): Lumbar support roll: to...

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