Corydon Physio Therapy Blog
A person may have a "pain in the butt". A McKenzie physiotherapist may discover that the problem is not the hip or "butt" creating pain, but it is a pinched nerve or bulged disc in the low back. The hip or "butt" area can be treated with massage, laser, acupuncture, etc and it will never get better because the problem is not there.
Maybe you’ve seen these electrical devices to put on your body on the TV infomercials. The public is told that they can build and tone muscle and burn fat. You simply strap the device on your tummy, lay back and relax with a cocktail and watch the fat melt away. Yes, they work to stimulate muscle electrically and you will feel them tingling and making the muscles contract. But that is where the truth ends.
Come meet us at our second location at The Rady JCC Fitness Centre Tues, June 2, from 830 am to 5 pm. We'll be in the lobby by the sports desk. Come try our computerized walking scan and posture scan. Its easy and very cool. Complimentary coffee, drinks and snacks served all day. Let's talk Physiotherapy and health and answer questions.
Stuffing, Irish cream, frappuccino's, should you resist or........
An ancient technique is finding its place in the modern world of healing here in Winnipeg. Cupping massage.........
Charleswood and southwest Winnipeg still has a pleasant natural appeal. We feel .....
I’m often asked if inversion tables are helpful for stretching and relieving pain or are they a fad or gimmick? The answer is yes, they can be helpful for neck, mid-back, lower back, hip or knee pain.
Progressive resistance training in patients with shoulder impingment syndrome, a randomized controlled trial
This excellent study asseses pain, function, quality of life, and muscle strength in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome who participated in muscle strengthening exercises.
This study describes the clinical changes with two protocols of physiotherapy following arthroscopic surgical subacromial decompression over 2 years.
This is an excellent randomized, double blind, placebo controlled clinical trial published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine providing significant evidence for Physiotherapy intervention for individuals with Patello-femoral pain (PFP).
Comparison of general exercise, motor control exercise and spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain: A randomized trial
A randomized controlled trial was done to compare effects of general exercise, motor control exercise and manipulative therapy on function and perceived effect of intervention in patients with chronic back pain.
A research summary from the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia
This was a single-center, randomized, controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery in patients with moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis of the knee. Patients were randomly assigned to surgical lavage and arthroscopic débridement together with optimized physical and medical therapy or to treatment with physical and medical therapy alone.
Corydon Physiotherapy participated in this study with 50 of our low back pain patients.
A Randomized trial of two physiotherapy interventions for primary care back and neck pain patients: cost effectiveness analysis.
The objective was to assess the cost-effectiveness of a brief physiotherapy pain management approach using cognitive-behavioural principles (Solution-Finding Approach) when compared with a commonly used traditional method of physical therapy (McKenzie Approach).